Category: Discover the World

A'topia

A’TOPIA

A’TOPIA is Ciprian Istrate’s first solo show at Galateca Gallery exhibition space. In case you are in Bucharest, take the time and go see A’TOPIA exhibition which is open between July 13 – September 3, 2017.

Vintage Romanian IA

Vintage Romanian IA Exhibition at ParkLake  

June 24 of each year is the day when The International Day of IA is celebrated all over the globe. This story is about Iulia Gorneanu’s exquisite vintage Romanian IA collection. 

Garuda's Protecting Power

Garuda’s Protecting Power

In Kecak Dance story I’ve shared with you there’s a character named Garuda, a large bird-like creature, or humanoid bird that appears in both Hinduism and Buddhism. When researching a little bit about him, I realized deserves special attention …

Lesson - Uluwatu Temple

The Unexpected Lesson in Uluwatu Temple

From time to time the universe shows you what true people look like and that’s exactly what happened in Uluwatu… and no, it was not an old grey-haired man with some deep and profound story. Quite the opposite, I would say …

Kekac dance

Kecak Dance

Watching the Kekac dance at Uluwatu Temple at sunset is one of the most amazing experiences one can have while in Bali.

monkey & harmonica

The Monkey Thief Playing Harmonica in Uluwatu Temple

For the first day in Bali I planned a trip to Uluwatu Temple–Pura Luhur Uluwatu one of six key temples believed to be Bali’s spiritual pillars. I was planning to see the Fire Dance at sunset. What I did not expect was to see the monkey thief playing a harmonica.

Urban Unit

Urban Unit Live @ Tête-à-Tête Club Lounge

Last night was all about Kusak/Pop’s Urban Unit band playing at Tête-à-Tête Club Lounge in Bucharest. The night’s mood changed when the first sounds of drums and keyboard made themselves hears in Herastrau park. The spontaneous sound conversations

Romanian tapestry

Beyond Threads — Romanian Tapestry at Its Best

As Nikolai Berdiaev so nicely said it, tradition is “the communion with history’s mystery.” Beyond.Threads is an open invitation from Georgeta Munteanu and Mariijana Bitulescu to all of us to discover the magic of Romanian tapestry.

Wedding Day

Wearing Romanian IA on the Wedding Day

This is a love story about my relatives who love La Blouse Roumaine aka the traditional IA. They loved it so much they wore these traditional costumes on their wedding day.

Uhuru Peak

Conquering Uhuru Peak (5895m) at 12 Years Old

At just twelve years old and one month, Dor Geta Popescu climbed Uhuru Peak (5895 meters) in the highest summit on Kibo’s crater rim in Kilimanjaro Mountains. This success make her the youngest Romanian to ever climb this peak.