All posts tagged: Photography

Basel for 32 hours

We took a 9.05 morning flight to Basel to arrive there around 10am. The hotel we have chosen for our stay was The Passage – a wonderful silent location, near the hear of the city with essential bright rooms and delicious breakfast. Basel is very […]

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List of Pleasures: April and May

Last writing pause lasted quite a bit, but here I am back with a list of favourite things for April and May. Going back home May was preceded by a fantastic warm week back in Bulgaria. One week spring break was the right time to […]

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Le vieux-port de Honfleur

Cold wind roars from the North. One wants to draw their scarf over their head. The old houses by the port of Honfleur draw up a line huddling together to protect from the wind. With their facades in colour, they remind elementary school students preparing […]

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Flâner /flɑne/

In a process of acquiring a new language, vocabulary boils down to three main categories: words that mind erases completely by the time we close the books and leave the writing table. words that stick to the top of the tongue, playfully chaffing our memory, […]

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Pumpkin risotto with Blu cheese

Piemonte in Bocca

Two years in Milan slipped out unnoticed and I realised that I have never visited any place in Piedmont. Since recently we were always back and forth between Paris and Milan before the big move in two weeks, it was quite difficult to organise an […]

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Paris from above

If someone had told me several years ago that by the end of 2014 we would be on the way to move to Paris I would have been sceptical. But c’est la vie and here I am hunting an apartment to turn in our lovenest […]

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September jollies

September list of Pleasures City of Thieves by David Benioff I spent a week leafing trough the adventures of the half-Jew Lev and the young soldier Kolya on the way to accomplishing their secret mission: to find a dozen of eggs in time of war. […]

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Seminyak beach

When in Bali do like the Balinese

After two years of sweet family life Rob and I decided it’s a high time to make our belated honeymoon come true. Curiosity for Southeast Asia and love for spicy food shifted the needle of our compass towards the distant lands of Bali and after […]

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Spring of a town: Pazardzhik *

My great-grandfather ran a caravanserai, an inn, where traders and pedlars used to lodge when coming in town on market days. Accommodation and warm food were provided not only for their owners, but also for the horses in some nicely organised stables. The place was […]

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Venice

Seasonal list of pleasures

Sunday afternoon finds me on a bench in Giardino della Guastala, facing the colourful building of the Synagogue. Life is good. Children, generously covered with sticky ice-cream stains are playing in the sight of their talkative parents. Young lady in jeans is walking a chocolate […]

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