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  • Etcetera Winery, Moldova – A Quick Visit

    After spending the night at Purcari Winery we decided to make a quick visit to Etcetera Winery, as it is less than 10 minutes away from Purcari. The Luchianov family were very welcoming and glad to see us, even though we haven’t announced them of our visit. I’m not going to tease you with photos […]

  • Weekend at Purcari Winery, Moldova

    Last weekend me and my wife wanted to get out into the countryside and take a breath of fresh air and enjoy some great wine. As this was the first time we were planning to spend the night with our baby boy away from home, it was somewhat difficult to make a decision as to […]

  • Saphir Hotel 4* – Alanya, Turkey

    Saphir is a seafront coastal hotel in Mediterranean which was founded in 1988 in Alanya-Konaklı locality surrounded by history and cultural richness. Saphir is probably the best 4-star hotel you can find in Alanya. The idea of the hotel’s management team is to keep the hotel in the official 4-star category, but offer 5-star facilities […]

  • Utopia World 5* Hotel – Alanya, Turkey

    Utopia World Hotel has probably one of the best panoramic views that I have ever seen at a hotel in the Antalya region. The rooms are somewhat modest, but the view is fantastic!

  • Chisinau ZOO – Moldova

    This Saturday me and the family decided to finally go and visit our Chisinau ZOO. Last time I went there it was a very sad sight. Unfortunately after all these years things haven't changed too much.

  • Easter Break at Orheiul Vechi (Old Orhei) – Moldova

    Old Orhei (Romanian: Orheiul Vechi) is a historical and archaeological complex, located in Trebujeni, at 60 kilometers (37 mi) north-east of Chişinău, on the Răut River. Orheiul Vechi is the most popular and visited tourist attraction/destination in Moldova. I did a photo trip to Old Orhei back in 2011 (Discovering the Old Orhei Historical and […]

  • Eurasian Blue Tit on a Tree Branch in a Park in Chisinau, Moldova

    Easter Weekend in the Park – Birds and Squirrels

    This weekend we had a surprisingly warm weather (+23C), a wonderful day for bird-spotting in the park! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18.

  • Moldova vs Sweden Football Match (UEFA EURO 2016)

    On 27th of March 2015 in Chisinau will take place a football (soccer) match between Moldova (host) and Sweden, a qualifier match in Group G for the EURO 2016 Championship, the finals of which will take place in France. I’m very excited about this match because this will be my first serious experience as a […]

  • Sweden’s Football Team Practice in Moldova (2015)

    Photos from today’s (26 March 2015) practice of Sweden’s football team in Chisinau (Zimbru stadium), before their game against Moldova, a EURO 2016 qualifying match. Looks like they are in a great mood before tomorrow’s match, considering that Moldova played Sweden 5 times and lost all 5 matches.