Karpathia Horse Show will welcome the masters in the art of riding and dressage, riders and horses, the referees from many countries who will travel to Romania to participate in the Concours Complet International (CCI). The CCI has 3 tests which are met by the competitors: dressage, obstacles and cross-country.
Karpathia Horse Show will be hosted between September 27-29 in Florești, Prahova county, on the Cantacuzino Estate which is close to Ploiesti, approximately 1 hour from Bucharest. Continue reading “Karpathia Horse Show 2019: September 27-29 at Florești”
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.
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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:
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Even though I was born and raised in Bucharest, I am glad to discover places and hidden Bucharest museums every now and then. Looking for something online, I got lost on the Internet and I found a few words in an article about the Vasile Grigore Museum in Bucharest. I decided to visit it and I it was such a nice surprise. Continue reading “A hidden museum in Bucharest: Vasile Grigore”
The story of the Royal Crown of Romania takes us back to 1881. The government then proposed that it should be grandiose, but King Carol I wanted simplicity and sobriety. On April 19th 1881, the King sent a letter to his father, to which Karl Anton de Hohenzollern Sigmaringen responded with a well-reasoned memoir on how the coronation ceremony and crowns should be, given the establishment of a young and unconventional monarchy in Romania. Continue reading “Where to admire the Royal Crown of Romania”
One hour away from Bucharest, after Ploieşti, the access to Bellu Mansion Museum is quite easy: the road takes you through Urlaţi, winding through picturesque landscapes to the entrance gate. You can leave your car in the Mansion’s park and take a 5 minute walk to the main building.
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