Stories from travels in


Bricks and Mortar in Chişinău

Wandering around Chişinău on Sunday, still trying to put my finger on what I find so interesting about the place, I decided to focus on

Burnt hair and beans

Step off Stefan cel Mare into another world – the Piata Centralã – which opened its doors (or its gates) in 1994 and since then

The sum of the parts is greater than the sum of the whole

Chişinău was never on my list of capital cities just begging to be paid a visit. Truth be told, until a few months ago, I

The Forgotten Conflict

Chişinău is not for the faint-hearted. Tourists are few and far between and every time I open my mouth, people laugh. Not a ha ha

So many men

Walking out of the airport in Chisinau was just a tad intimidating. A strange feeling for me, a woman who is somewhat allergic to oestrogen