This February I had the chance to escape the city for a week and enjoy the mountains near Sibiu in their last weeks of winter. And I had the most reliable companion I could’ve asked for: the Skoda Octavia Scout. This time I chose to focus on safety and comfort. I didn’t want to worry […]
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Winter Holidays…the stress, the fun, the waiting, the gift-rush and the lists (groceries, gifts, dinners, last minute gifts, the christmas tree, house-cleaning, more gifts…). We all have our way of handling all of this. I for one always enjoyed the rush and all that Christmas frenzy – I love watching people, lots and lots of […]
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…or „You never know what you learn from a Bollywood movie you randomly watch with your mom friday night… 🙂 Some strange circumstances made me hop on a plane monday morning heading to London. It wasn’t actually a planned trip, maybe more of an escape. So here I am, on a bench with my latte, […]
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Starting today you can follow me on the official Charms of Simple Facebook page ( !!! finally, right 🙂 ). To stay updated with the latest charmingly simple photos and stories, just click the Like button. For even more pieces of me on social media, click the hamburger icon here on the blog to stay […]
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I want to share with you one of the reasons I like travelling so much. It has a lot to do with my academic background: urbanism. We study cities, how they’re made, how they evolved and changed, their problems and challenges. We use maps, satellite images, hand drawings, statistics, studies on various topics, political and […]
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Warning: This will be a very cheesy and subjective post. Last week was a very special one for me. I am a person who is very comfortable in a routine, I like familiar things and I usually have to try hard to deal with change. Then again, I’ve always loved gadgets, technology, everything and anything […]
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End of the summer… The first leaves are falling… Green and yellow colors mix with soft sunlight…. And I have an urge to leave the city and discover new roads, new places and just enjoy the scenery and the freedom. One thing I have learned about myself in this summer’s detox road trip is that […]
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I wrote about me that I am a sport-addict. But I also know how it is to be soo tired that you can’t move a muscle, so stressed that you can’t concentrate for 50 minutes of working out without checking your email or writing something down. I named my two week road trip a „detox” […]
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Any big life event (like graduation) brings a lot of enthusiasm, stress, happiness and a feeling of accomplishment. But then there is that feeling of „what do I do now?!” For me, that was the question that turned me in a couch potato for a week, only wanting to sleep and watch Grey’s Anatomy (for […]
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I have decided to share with you a personal experiment: I want to create a cozy place where together with you, my guests and readers, we will talk about daily pleasures and inspirational seeds. Living in a hectic and busy world where work can easily take over your mind and behaviour, it’s important to have […]
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