The Lighthouse and the Sunset, Sao Martiniho do Porto, Portugal, by Mirela Felicia Catalinoiu
Postcards by the Ocean, My Portuguese Sunsets

Sunsets are sun`s monologues dashingly announcing the end of the day and the beginning of the night Portugal, by the ocean. One of the most beautiful features of Portugal is the coastline. The constant struggle between the ocean and the land … Read More

Nazare Beach, Nazare, Portugal
Nazare Portugal, waiting for the big wave

Nazare, the most intriguing place in Portugal,  heavily battered by world record waves and home to a miracle maker wooden statue of Black Madona When you hear Nazare makes you think about Nazareth. Well, you are not far from the … Read More

Marvao Village, the view from the Castle, Portugal
Marvao Portugal, where the eagles fly

A lesser-known jewel of Portugal, the eagle’s nest, Marvao Castle is dominating the hights offering some stunning views above the surrounding mountainous terrain ‘‘From Marvão one can see the entire land… It is understandable that from this place, high up … Read More

Caceres Spain, the pearl of Extremadura

Another beauty of Extremadura, another filming location for Game of Thrones Season 7 I was back on my way to Portugal. In my rear view mirror, the image of Trujillo fortress was becoming smaller and smaller as I was driving further … Read More

Old Town, Trujillo, Spain
The Beautiful Unknown: Trujillo, Spain

In the middle of Extremadura plain, on top of a tall granite dome lies the Castel of  Trujillo, the Game of Thrones Lannister Castle   How should I start?…My trip to Spain definitely wasn`t how I thought it will be.  I … Read More

View above the city from Alcazar de Toledo, Spain
Toledo, the City of Three Cultures

In the Dark Ages, Toledo was a European hub for culture science and philosophy featuring the first  School of Translators, contributing to the creation of  perfect conditions for the Renaissance It was my first trip to continental Spain and I … Read More

The North Gate, Lubeck, Germany, by Mirela Felicia Catalinoiu
The Fall Stories,Lubeck

Followed Autumn and listened to its stories while walking on charming and picturesque streets of Lubeck which preserved its beauty after so many centuries When I start this trip I could never imagine that I am going to become so fond of  … Read More