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.

Resolutions For Next Year (2018)

Last day of 2017 has arrived. Here it is. Gets me all nervous thinking about what I’ve been through this year, and more importantly, makes me remember my resolutions. And think the resolutions for next year. I remember I started 2017 very confident, having the plan of how I will live my life from that moment on. That is, I had already decided I will live a life of … Continue Reading

Why do we eat meat?

I’m not going to be a hypocrite and state that I hate meat, or have never eaten meat. But have you ever wondered “Why do we eat meat?”? I find it very hard to believe how doctors, philosophers, and people are still arguing what our species should or shouldn’t eat. It’s a constant fight between … Continue Reading

5 symptoms of post travelling depression

Here I am, in my bed, past midnight, staring at my window. And there is a pulsing white light moving in the dark, clear night sky. It’s a plane. The first thought was that it was descending. And the second one was the image of me, inside that place, the feeling of being there, now, … Continue Reading

28 things I’ve learnt in 28 years of life

#1 Being nice to people always pays off. It might not seem like a big deal at the moment. It might even seem useless, but a day or a year can pass, and that niceness will come back to you. The thing is, don’t expect that someone to give you something back. Just be genuinely … Continue Reading