How to Visit Peles Castle in Sinaia, Romania

How to Visit Peles Castle in Sinaia, Romania

If I were to tell you that Peles Castle in Sinaia, Romania, is one of the first buildings to feature central heating and air conditioning in the world, wouldn’t you want to visit it? Built between 1873 and 1914, Peles Castle is one of the best preserved and the...
No Rhododendrons on the Ciucas Mountain

No Rhododendrons on the Ciucas Mountain

I was much too tired to remember why I went up there in the first place. The wind through my hair and through my wet clothes was fabulous, a true catalyst for forgetting. For a moment, I had no past. I was only eyes and skin, kissed by wind and sun together. I even...