In Switzerland, not just the quality of life is very high, is also the quality of the people. I went alone in this trip. Was a 3 hours train ride away from Stuttgart. At first, I was impressed how many strangers started talking to me in the train, waiting in line at the supermarket or seeing me on my own in the cafes, always smiling … Continue reading Postcard from Switzerland
Most photogenic city Continue reading Amsterdam
The neighbourhood with the European institutions in Brussels is a piece of Europe within Europe. Initially, I wanted to write about places to visit in Brussels and a small paragraph about the European institutions and the elections today, and in the end, the following piece turned out. It became o plea for being critical, optimist, base everything on facts. How my mind works while thinking … Continue reading Heart of Europe
Chocolate museums, chocolate fair, caffeine fix in Brussels and final thoughts. Conclusion. Balanced diet is having chocolate in both hands.
Time for more chocolate after part 1. If you travel to Brussels or live there and you like chocolate, you can call yourself lucky!
In this second part we will cover Royal chocolate, the rebel Pierre Marcolini and 3 Brussels based places, just for chocolate ‘connoisseurs’.
This story was written after my chocolate trail during my last month in a place I called home for almost 4 years.
Thus, it was my way of honoring Brussels, my adoptive city. Continue reading “From Brussels with chocolate. Part I”
I made many photos since I am in Berlin (two weeks) and so, I started reflecting on my need to capture moments. I mostly use photography as a tool to deal with uncertainty in new and old places. And to meet people. To remember what should not be forgotten. To observe and capture the beautiful details. To envision a better present 🌎 Continue reading Photography
Last week was the Holly week in the Orthodox church and it wad indeed a special one.
I moved in Stuttgart in June when the whole region had Roses. I remember I was buying them from the market with 1 euro.
Now in Berlin lilac flowers are everywhere. Lavender color and amazing smell. Continue reading “Purple Berlin”
My thoughts in Ludwigsburg exactly.
Third and final part of stuttgART series. Continue reading “stuttgART- Symmetry & Fashion”
Love is in the Bin. The most talked piece of art at the moment is in Baden-Württemberg. And other ART stories that I experienced in Stuttgart.
Today I start a series writing about ART in Stuttgart. I attended one impressive piece of art in February, but it stays with me still, daily.
February 2019. V-day in Stuttgart. V from Violence. Violence again women and girls. Continue reading “stuttgART & V-day”
The name of this castle in Stuttgart West is a strange metaphor of how I felt here sometimes. Continue reading “Solitude Castle”
You probably did not expect this, but Stuttgart is a city with many hills and with 400 to 600 staircases called “Stäffele” in the lovely local dialect.
The city is part of a wine growing region, so in the past the staircases served as access to the vineyards. Continue reading “Viewpoints, wine & romance”
Eat your way through Stuttgart.
If you are searching fom Swabian German dishes, please don’t read along. 🙂 Even though I like German food, this article will not mention it. Continue reading “Stuttgart. Food for thought”
This picture is from 2014 when I was living in Brussels and I had no idea I will get to move to Germany. And one day even work in Berlin. Even though I study German since I am 8 years old, was never my dream to live here. My journey was more full of life than I anticipated or imagined it would be. Third and … Continue reading Full circle
A place that both feels like home and somewhere foreign Continue reading “Stuttgart”
My though exactly while crossing the River Duoro on Dom Luis I bridge in Porto.
Is advised to always look ahead, literally and in life. When you are on this particular bridge, look also down. The view might surprise you. Continue reading “There is something about Portugal”