Zanzibar – an Arab – African fusion

Get off the plane or ferry in Zanzibar and you will be transported in time and space – to the ancient kingdom of Persia, the Oman of the Sultans or on the West coast of India with its smells and rhythms. And this is because in Zanzibar, various civilizations and peoples met and merged, giving birth to a unique culture of the Black continent.

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Weekend in Rome

Rome: Travel to Rome

Starting today, I’m launching a new section… Its name isn’t very creative, it is called “weekend in …”. Lots of times, having a weekend after a business trip abroad, I ended up staying either in that town or around it somewhere… and I tried to see as much as possible in those two weekend days. Therefore I will try to recommend a couple of routes for some of the world’s most visited cities… let’s start today with Rome, the Eternal City.

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1st of May in Amsterdam

Amsterdam

It is a paradox – Holland is probably the only European country which does not mark the Labour Day, however, only one day before, on April 30th, Amsterdam hosts one of the biggest and wildest open-street parties in Europe – the Queen’s Day… A trip to Amsterdam for the Queen’s Day is always worth if you love parties

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Glancing through my bookcase

19 July 2012 miscellaneous 2 comments

Today, I have tidied my bookcase. Pretty hard work. But, in doing this, I have reviewed the travel books that I have bought from far away. Some have been written in Romanian, too, but I bought a lot of English travel books. Many of them are purchased from India, the largest producer of books in English in the world where prices are really low … In fact, each time I travel to South Asian countries like India and Nepal, I got my backpack filled with new books. But, until my next trip, here are some books I have read and liked… Which travel books have you read and would you recommend to others?

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Johnny Ward: “I Decided to Revolt against my Finance Degree and See the World while I’m Young”

18 July 2012 interview 7 comments

Johnny in Hong Kong.jpg

I just learnt that Johnny Ward passed through Romania (even worse, through my backyard, in Bucharest) and did not share any beer with me… So, as a revenge, I had to ask him a few questions… regarding himself, his blog and his travels. read more…

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