Madrid City Break

Visited Madrid last year, one week after Berlin. Something I noticed: in Berlin many restaurants close at 8 PM, while in Madrid it’s normal for restaurants to open at 8 PM. Needless to say, the city was busting with life, day or night. I think it’s a great place for a city break, especially during late autumn, if you still don’t want to let go of summer temperatures. As usual, we Continue…

Resurrecting a long lost draft of a post I didn’t write on Thailand

Well, I understand if the title is confusing. Looking over my article drafts, I noticed one about Thailand. It didn’t have any text or hints as to what it should have been about. Considering the Thailand trip was 6 years ago, it’s unlikely I’ll find out. It only had the following photos. I guess they were left over after I wrote all the other articles on this trip. The thing Continue…

Injury Log Part III – Learning to Walk Again

I have to confess the title is overly dramatic. It’s not like I forgot how to walk or something like that. Week 1 The objective for this first week was to achieve maximum extension and a 90 degree flexion. I wasn’t aware of this, but after surgery, the knee is locked. I wasn’t able to bend it more than 30 degrees. Nothing painful, just the knee deciding to stop being Continue…

The Complete Guide on Visiting the Big Buddha on Lantau Island

Hello and welcome to the “Complete Guide on Visiting the Big Buddha on Lantau Island”. The Tian Tan Buddha (aka Big Buddha) statue is 34 meters tall and is definitely the major attraction on the island. So it really doesn’t matter if you like statues or not or if you’re Buddhist or not. Solely due to this immense peer pressure you will have to visit. Your life would not be Continue…

Oslo City Break

Oslo is great for a summer city break – you get to enjoy long sunny days away from the Bucharest heat and pollution. The first place to start your visit I’d say is the Waterfront Promenade. And it’s quite convenient to do so, as the Central Station is right next to the National Opera, one of the viewpoints along the promenade: Continuing the walk westward, we get to see Akerhus Continue…