Walking through Istanbul

Savory, color, diversity, crowds, Bosphorus, sun, warm, joy. A few words that come to mind when I think of our trip to Istanbul or Constantinople as it was called until 1930. I could hardly wait to discover the culture, life and being of a people who conquered the world, to explore the capital of the Empire Byzantine. Istanbul is the only megalopolis in the world on two continents, a wonderful amalgam that will surely leave you a pleasant impression. It covers more than 100 km and has a population of 18.8 million inhabitants, it is the largest human agglomeration in Europe. Truly impressive! At such a population and the very large number of tourists you will immediately notice the crowding, even if the city enjoys the freeway in the heart of the city if you drive by car you will be caught in traffic, so I recommend you to take the subway or just walk from one side to the other. Personally I really like to take it step by step when I visit because it fascinates me with everything around me and I don't want to miss anything. In addition, you have the opportunity to discover all kinds of places that are not found on tourist maps. This city is so diverse, so if you go from one neighborhood to another you will see huge differences in the architecture of buildings, culture and people. We went during the election, so the city was very busy because everyone stayed in the city over...


Greece, my love! Stories from Corfu island

I always loved going to the sea. My great loves are the summer and the sea, this fatal combination always has the power to deeply relax and make me very happy. After a holiday in Greece, life has a much tougher and more beautiful taste, and the memories you make there and the pictures you take in your heart will stay there the year round. Only when you hear something about that pearl of Europe, a smile will instantly appear on your face. It is a balm for muddy, stressful and tiring days. Greece, my love. Our adventure took place in Corfu. From Bucharest we started on the road and the first stop was obviously in Thessaloniki. By car from Bucharest to Igoumenitsa port, from where you get on the ferry to the island of Corfu, it is around 1000 km. We preferred a stop on the way to rest and visit the city of Thessaloniki if it was on our way. The fuel costs around 350 euros for a return journey, and the ferry tax is about 50 euros for a car and 2 passengers. 1. Thessaloniki was founded by Cassandra of Macedonia [5] in 315 BC, and so named in honor of his wife, daughter of Philip II, Thessalonica, the step-sister of Alexander the Great. The name of Thessalonica comes from the contraction of the Greek words of Thessalian ( Thessalón, in Greek: "thessali") and victory ("victory"), commemorating the victory of the Macedonians over the inhabitants of Focida, with the...