How to spend 48 hours in Chisinau, Moldova

Chisinau is the capital city of Moldova, a modest country bordered by Ukraine and Romania. As it is not part of the European Union, there is still a border between all the 3 countries, and you need a passport. I planned a 10 days trip from Bucharest to Kiev and stopped in Chisinau. Here are … Continue Reading

5 Romanian Easter Traditions (Orthodox Easter)

Easter is the most important religious holiday in the entire calendar, and I want to share some memories and some traditions regarding the Orthodox Easter. Some are still being kept, while others are more likely only remembered by the elders of the communities. Ever wondered what are the Romanian Easter traditions? The main religion in … Continue Reading

How blind are we…

I am fed up of this bullshit. Why? Because this is what digital reality looks like, and it looks nothing like I imagined my life to be like. Online reviews of hotels, restaurants, and all places we want to go to. Google is following closely with each step we take, asking questions about how was the parking situation at the restaurant we went to yesterday. The digital reality is made up of people selling almost everything on Fiverr, from articles, diploma projects and Tinder profile texts. I am a click away from the new SEO book, which will teach me how to improve my blog and rank on the first page of Google. Instagram is flooding us with kids influencers, selling something through each picture they post, having pics better looking than magazine ads, or some online posters. Each 6th Instagram post I see in my feed has sponsored written on … Continue Reading

The Never-Ending Purchase Pattern We Are All Stuck In (guest post)

The everyday repeated act or shopping, an eternal purchase loop we all got stuck in. The never-ending agony, a most definitely time waste. Is this all there is to life?

The 1st of March is the chance to honor ancestry in a fast-paced world

For Romanians 1st of March has a powerful symbol, called “MĂRȚIȘOR”. In Romanian sounds like the younger brother of March. I was raised like it was a big thing, but I cannot remember the legend of this tradition. I guess is one of those things you grow up with, not questioning it too much. You only come to realize you don’t have a clue about it when someone who wasn’t aware of it (like a foreigner) asks about it. 1st of March in Romania is indeed a special day.