Travel Romania

  Oh, Romania! Setting for Bram Stockers majestically famous Dracula. The archetypal vampire Count Dracula, created by Bram Stoker, was inspired by the Romanian prince Vlad Tepes, also known as Vlad the Impaler because he was rather fond of impaling his enemies and standing them along the roads. Sounds like a swell guy! But there is so much more to Romania than Vlad Tepes and spooky vampire castles. Brascov the capital of Romania is also home to  The Black Church which has the largest organ in Europe, with 4000 tubes. You can also find in Brascov the largest Gothic church…

The Phillippines

    Located in the southeast of Asia lives a cluster of islands known as the Philippines… 7,107 islands and islets to be exact. It has a total land area of 300,000 square kilometers surrounded by the Philippine sea to the east, the Celebes Sea to the south, and the South China Sea to the north and the west. The Philippines cultural diversity emerged hundred years ago shared by the Malays, Spanish, and Americans. Long time affiliation with the West made the Philippines the fourth most populous English speaking country and the only predominant Christians in Asia…

Spain – Pobra do Caraminal

  Spain, a dream travel destination for me.The culture, food, people, and history of Spain has always illuminated my mind. It fascinates me, swallows me up and takes my imagination for a prisoner. One day I wish to discover this culturally rich countries secrets for myself. To walk its colorful streets, lounge on the sandy beaches and dip my feet into the Mediterranean sea. I wish to see the passion unfold as people dance flamenco, I wish to taste the spices of the country. What a wonderful place to visit. Spain is a place bountiful with culture and history…

5 Reasons you Should Start Napping

Sometimes I wish I had a cats life. Not because I am particularly interested in chasing mice, or coughing up hairballs, or because I like the taste of fish. No, it is this soft critters ability to nap that I am envious of. These furry friends are the boss when it comes to napping. And I love a good nap! I used to work with this guy who would arrive at work looking like he literally just crawled out of bed or from under a rock, poor fella. He constantly had bags under his eyes, his clothes were disheveled as…

Remove our Ignorance – Paris Attacks

When first my eyes set sight on her beauty I knew my heart would forever be changed. Such strength, such ancient wisdom, a city whose growth stretched out from the earth, not resting upon it. It’s people a swarm of elegance, walking about knowing a great secret, a secret that I wish to discover while time allows it. So much has happened here, right beneath my very feet. So much war, art, revolution.  Paris, it’s named meaning a million feelings, memories, books, smells, tastes, even if your own eyes have never set sight on her beauty…

5 Ways to Recognize the Right Path

Are you wandering through life, endlessly searching for shelter and direction? Searching for a reason for your wandering, imagining a destination but deciding on none. Lost utterly and completely. But you we keep wandering? In a massive woods, through the trees emerges a great network of paths. Crafted from gravel, bricks, or dirt. Paths leading in different directions, through valleys, and gardens, up mountains and down steep hills. But which path do you take? The truth is there is no one true path, we all have to walk each one in our lives, we must experience joys and hardships. Walking…

3 Benefits of Setting Personal Goals

As an introverted, somewhat perfectionist it may not come as a surprise that goals are important to me. In truth, I must confess that goals have always been of the utmost importance in my life. I have always had some sort of goal to work towards, a milestone to reach or an agenda to follow. My plans are sometimes rigid, but often I am able to change plans to a certain degree and tweak said agendas, however, the ultimate goal set in my mind never falters unless replaced. Driving school, buy a car, complete my diploma, get a job, pay…

17 Cheap Fall Date Ideas

The days are growing shorter, and the slightest winter chill is creeping through the air. I think it’s safe to say that we are in the thick of the fall season. And a rather romantic season it is. I mean think about it, bundling up together on a cozy evening or falling in love while enjoying the mystical romance set on a theme of red, orange and yellow colors. It’s perfection, simply romantic perfection. Mushy sentiments aside, I think we can agree that fall is the Goldilocks time of the year for many activities. Not to…

9 Reasons Why you should be Kinder

Have you ever had an off day? You know the type of day where everything seems to go wrong, where it seems like every person you interact with has a personal vendetta against you? Like all the people and things you deal with are completely against you? I am not even being dramatic here because we have all been there, it’s like you just can’t seem to catch a break. Think about the last day you felt like that. Work, family, friends, finances any number of things can add to the stress, shaping a day that…

3 Quotes to Help Overcome Stress

When I become frustrated by a situation I often turn to a friend to bitch to and let off some steam. Most times this tactic saves me some sanity. Other times I end up working myself up into a stressed induced madness. When thinking about life issues sometimes I feel paralyzed by circumstance, overwhelmed by decision and on occasion even more frustrated than when I began. I’m not even being dramatic, stress is a real thing I swear it! Maybe when I get little older things like work, bills, friends, and society won’t bother me so…