Hiking from Fira to Oia

Perhaps one of the best experiences I’ve had on the island. Why? It was so fun, exciting and most important, free! (although also a bit tiring but definitely worth the effort and you’ll see my reasons below). There are plenty of fun things you can do in Santorini, but to be honest, most of them…

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One Day in Athens

I know, just one day is definitely not enough for this amazing city which birthed democracy and Western Civilization, but here is my idea for what to do if you only have one day to spend there. To be honest, we didn’t even have a full day to spend in Athens. Landed at about 3…

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5 Days in Santorini

Kalimera! Santorini (or Thira in Greek), the dreamy island, the perfect honeymoon destination, the postcard spot, is definitely a place you have to see someday. I’ve been daydreaming about Santorini for quite a while, but knowing that it is quite expensive, I only kept it in my dreams. But this summer my Santorini dream finally…

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Hakama for a Day

Konnichiwa! Another post about my beloved Kyoto! Since the other post was already too long, I decided to create a separate one about my experience wearing hakama in Kyoto. Since my last trip to Kyoto, I wanted to rent traditional Japanese clothing for a day and walk around the city. You can find such rental…

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Spring in Kyoto

After visiting Kyoto in autumn, I promised I will come back during spring as well and spend more than just three days. Maybe a dream that started from Yasunari Kawabata’s books or the many movies about Japan that I have seen, but seeing cherry blossoms (sakura) in the Old Imperial Capital (Kyoto) with my own…

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Spring Colors

My most recent blog post was about how much I love spring and I tried to show you some of my favorite places in Bucharest. This post is also about spring, but it is an outfit post. I chose something light, casual but also a bit elegant for a Sunday spent at the Botanical Garden…

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Spring in Bucharest

Română/日本語 What a wonderful season spring is! Its pastel colors, great fragrances and perfect weather make it a great season. The past few days were just perfect for long strolls in the park while admiring the beautiful spring flowers. Bucharest has quite a few nice places where you can enjoy spring days, such as the…

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Fashion Event in Bucharest

This Friday, I went to a really nice fashion event in Bucharest, Romanian Fashion Philosophy, which had only reached its second edition. The event took place between 21-24th March, being a chance for young Romanian fashion designers and fashion design students to show their collections and a chance for us to see them and to…

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Hanami in Tokyo

Română/日本語 Hanami or cherry blossom viewing is the most important spring event in Japan, cherry blossoms  (sakura in Japanese) often being considered a symbol of spring in Japan and a symbol of Japan in general. Also known as the cherry blossom festival, during hanami people gather in groups and hold parties under the cherry blossom trees,…

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Matsumoto Castle

Română/日本語 It’s time to tell you a bit about the last stop of our spring holiday trip in Takayama-Shirakawago-Matsumoto, and that is Matsumoto! Matsumoto is a town in Nagano prefecture, famous for its castle. Matsumoto Castle is also known as Karasu-jō 烏城 (“Crow Castle”) due to its black exterior, and it is often put in…

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