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Romanian Xmas delights: Walnut Bread


Read also: Cabbage rolls with polenta                   Aspic-like dish (in Romanian: Piftie) Sweet Walnut Bread, known as “cozonac cu nuca”, is a traditional Romanian sweet bread made with raisins and walnuts. This is a favorite at every Christmas in Romania and you will find it on everyone’s table wherever you…

First magic night of December


  FOR ENGLISH VERSION CLICK HERE . Today is the first magic night of December. Why? Because St. Nicholas brings gifts to kids. Who is St. Nicholas? St. Nicholas is a legendary character in Central Europe. St. Nicholas’s legend? Legend says that three sisters, daughters of a poor nobleman, could not marry because of the…

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Bucharest, under attack


Written by Monica … . 🙂 🙂 🙂 Bucharest was under attack. Big rain drops assaulted my city. It was magnificent. Unfortunately, my photos can not show you how beautiful it was.  🙂 🙂 🙂  After one hour, the sun appeared again. … Read also: Our thoughts are quotes of others … My ebooks   …

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Ce-i frumos, dispare :( – What’s beautiful, disappears :(


Written by Monica … JUMP TO ENGLISH VERSION Anul trecut vă prezentam Simfonia Lalelelor din Parcul Herăstrău. O splendoare în iarbă. O frumusețe ce-ți lua respirația. O bucurie pentru suflet. Anul acesta nu vă mai prezint nimic. Pentru că nu mai există. Pentru că pe nimeni nu mai interesează nimic. Pentru că în goana lor după…

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Leaf fossil?


No. Just another victim of fall. But look at the shape of the hole from the stone! Don’t you think it looks like a leaf?

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Who wants to live a yellow life? :)


Many say yellow represents richness Because, they say, it’s the color of gold But it doesn’t have to represent gold’s richness Yellow is rich and richness for itself a poem by my wonderful Grandpa, AshiAkira . Post by @lookaround_99. More pictures here: A yellow life  

Fuga în cerc – Run in a circle


FOR ENGLISH VERSION CLICK HERE . Our minds plays tricks on us… Some words we use changes its meaning and we understand something else… For example we use the word “must” more often than necessary. We substitute “want” with must… We say “must” do something we like, and this tired us. We feel obliged to…

Casă și acasă – House and at home


  FOR ENGLISH VERSION CLICK HERE . People tell me that home is the best and safest place. I think home is any place where you feel safe, where you feel loved and where you love. . Home is where your heart is. Home is not where you live. It’s not where you stay, where…

Tulip symphony


Nature paints flowers In colors of the rainbow Tulips symphony . Every Spring in Herastrau Park, in Bucharest, we enjoy the tulips symphony. So much purity in such beautiful flowers. It’s a spectacle you have to see. So, please enjoy!    Capture the beauty Nature bestowed on pure heart Who has eyes to see another…

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Sakura, the show of Nature


This post is dedicated to my dear grandpa from Japan, AshiAkira Cherry trees are bloomed Beauty and colors for eyes Enjoy Sakura! Yesterday was a special day. I went with my father in Herastrau Park, the biggest park in Bucharest, to see the Sakura Festival. It’s something apart. Those cherry blossoms are so amazing. They…

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The snowdrops are here


Spring’s already here She sent heralds to announce Beautiful snowdrops and this is AshiAkira response for my Haiku:  When the snowdrops bloom Your smile I see in my dream Like spring sun shining By the way, A little bouquet of snowdrops, in Romania, cost 2 lei. This means $ 0,48 or € 0,44. snowdrop –…

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Haiku: The sky is on fire


Funny emotions January snowy night The sky is on fire   Red sky signals love To warm the beauty of snow Across continents This is my friend’s AshiAkira response for this Haiku. Thanks again Ashi 🙂

My Kingdom for a… Bridge


I love the snow and I love to take pictures with snow. You also know I love to walk in my beautiful Bucharest. Every time I find something to photograph. You’ve already seen photos from Romanian National Opera’s Park. These are my favorites. You have also a little movie at the end 🙂 Enjoy! ❤…

I know I will regret this


Yesterday it rained I know I will regret this The snow is melting Yesterday it rained all day and the snow began to melt. No miracle take more than three days, is not it? But at least I had snow and I could do some great pictures. I hope you will enjoy them 🙂 This photos…

I was so upset…


I was so upset. For me, a winter with no snow is like Miami without beach. So, I wrote some haiku and I cried my anger. But right before publishing them on the blog, it snowed again. I publish them anyway to show you how upset I was. No snow, no fun games No snowmen…