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Cluj Christmas fair: through the mists of hot wine

Are you in the market for some home made chocolate? No sugar, no additives, no funny shit? Or maybe you’re looking for bacon. Good, old, greasy bacon that will turn crispy and unhealthy in the pan as you fry it good? And while you’re here, why not go for the sausages? Smoked in grandpa’s own …

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Going analog: short walk through the King’s park

A few people know that Herăstrău park, in the North of Bucharest (maybe the biggest in the city, I’ll not google it), was a work that came to the realisation during the Royalty years of Romania. The Monarchy that we had in Romania prior to the years the communists came, had an inclination to the …

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Discovering the footwear of our ancestors through kindergarten DIY

The kid is in the kindergarten for about 3 months now. Though the first few days (almost the whole first week tbh) the situation was incredible, meaning that she didn’t shed a tear when we first left her there; the second week was the one to torment us as she got bored, wanted to stay home …

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Amalfi City – The Sea, The Mountain and the Lemons in between

The road was bending in front of us like a lazy snake, barely woken up from the night sleep, warming part of his body in the morning sun. Amalfi Drive was already busy with motorinos and cars alike. The people that decided to go on foot didn’t help the overall picture. Now, the bus driver …

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Things you can do in Pardina… apart from getting drunk

And now that I think about it, there’s not a lot to do in the Delta of the Danube other than that. Fishing is only the other past time here, a hobby that you do only after you’ve drunk enough litres of anything containing alcohol.  These places were not so long ago considered “wilderness”. That …

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