When you think or talk about Sicily, the first question that comes to your mind is about the mafia. It’s a subject so widely discussed that it has become symbiotically linked to Sicily.
Eager to escape the noise of my hometown, I chose an itinerary for a day trip away from Bucharest. So, here are some of the places I enjoy visiting every now and then:
France is one of my favorite destinations, and the Côte d’Azur is no exception. Here you can find beautiful landscapes, palaces to visit and sensational food.
We arrived in Palermo during a late afternoon. The warm air caressed our faces as we were leaving the plane, and we saw the mountains surrounding the airport.
After an awful flu, this ballet was my first evening out after a long while. This show is different regarding the story, the costumes, the place where the action takes place, it seems so much different than the classical European works like The Swan Lake, Giselle, and so on. Just before the ballet started, I thought about how little of the Asian culture reaches Europe.
I wrote about my 3 Days Visit to Vienna which was a great tour of fine art. One of the most beautiful experiences was the Opera. I will tell you closely how you can see the building, but also a quality show with only 3-4 Euros.
While I was planning the trip to Vienna, I had a constant thought: follow Klimt’s footsteps. Of all art, current, painters – I’m high over heels in love with Art Nouveau and Gustav Klimt. So I kind of gathered information for the free access places and the museums I found Klimt in.
Since I have friends visiting me in my hometown, I thought of a short tour showing a bit of Romanian culture and atmosphere. Continue reading “Bucharest in 2 days”
One of the best known and most played works, I liked a lot La Traviata seen on the Bucharest National Opera scene, more than any other operas I have seen so far.
Continue reading “La Traviata at the National Opera”
This season, the National Opera Bucharest had the premiere of the ballet The Nutcracker by Piotr Ilici Ceaikovski. The libretto is signed by Marius Petipa after Alexandre Dumas’s version of E.T.A. Hoffman’s fairytale – “The Nutcracker and King of Mice”. Continue reading “The Nutcracker at the National Opera”