Peles Castle – Sinaia, Romania

Peleș Castle (pronounced Pelish Castle) is located in Sinaia (pronounced Sin-eye-a) Romania – a mountain town/resort in the Carpathians – which is the first city I visited outside of Bucharest. I’d have to say the drive to Sinaia and the other cities I visited (stay tuned for upcoming posts) was a touristic adventure in itself. Seeing the fruit stands along the side of the road, piles of watermelons with someone…

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Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?

Welcome to Writers’ Uni-Verse-City (or WUVC for short because every university has an acronym), a place where writers/bloggers can meet to discuss the craft of writing in the Internet age. I  want to learn what it takes to make it in the world of writing and publishing and nowadays there is a wealth of information on the web. WUVC will involve independent research, setting a curriculum and hopefully finding other participants (like…

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Last day of vacation and ROW80 check in

So today is my last day of vacation. I didn’t think I would ever say it, but its probably a good thing in some sense. I know, I know it sounds crazy, but hear me out. Firstly, been consuming far too many good “bad” foods. Like cafe frappes, cake, chocolate, fried food, oily food, greasy meats and lots of bread. Did I mention I’m in Romania? Anyways, my digestive system…

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Uni-Verse-City blog birthday and Row80 check in

So yesterday August 6, was Uni-Verse-City blog’s birthday. I felt like I should have done something a little more special for it growing to be one year’s old, but being on vacation in warm weather and over eating to the point of a semi-comatic state has prevented me from “throwing” a proper blog birthday. I remember that I started this blog last year so that I could write and so that…

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First trip abroad: a guest post story

As I am still happily on vacation and not only am I taking a break from work, but also from the internet/computer which is truely liberating. I will be sure to post more about my vacation upon my return, but for now, I will pass it on to author Martin King who for the month of August is writing 100 blog posts on the theme of childhood at 100 different blogs and he has…

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