Afternoon at the Fin Gardens, the Historical Persian Gardens of Kashan

Do you like scarves? The Fin Gardens (Bagh-e Fin in Farsi) in Kashan are historical Persian gardens, witnessing the rise and fall of empires, assassinations and celebrations. Built by the Safavid Shah Abbas I and developed by Shah Abbas II, the gardens are a great place to spend time walking through the numerous cypress trees … Continue Reading

Late Published New Year’s Resolution – Mostly Checked

May 22nd 2015 I wrote this text at the very end of last year, when everybody was getting ready for the “new year, new me” plans. Not myself. I was not so profound, but yet I had some plans… I am taking a risk as I did so many times before and 2 or 3 times … Continue Reading

What a Flight Attendant Learned On Her First Flight

April 29th 2015, Doha, Qatar Today I had my first flight and everything ran smoothly. I learned a lot, I was given many hands by my colleagues who were patient enough to explain me around, I was fast as an old snail and then advanced to slow as a snail. I spilled juice on the … Continue Reading

Unexpected Turbulence

April 27th 2015, Doha, Qatar       As you are reading this message I am in a plane to Oman, indicating the passengers the emergency exits and how to use the oxygen masks in case of decompression. The Story I am a lawyer. Since 2012, when I became the youngest lawyer in Romania, at … Continue Reading

Doha Nights

March 24th 2015 Nights in Doha are enjoyable, in company of newly made friends from around the world, having lavish dinners in wonderfully oriental decorated restaurants, on rooftops between lamps, exotic plants and shishas. With huge platters of lamb, rice, hoummus and tabuleh, fresh fruit juices from mangos and pomegranate, with tasty desserts. In the … Continue Reading

My Most Precious Jewel

March 23th 2015, Doha, Qatar Module reminds me the most precious jewel I have is my brain. Eyes remind me the most precious scent I have is my wit. Envy reminds me how good I am. Being nice at all times reminds me how I was brought up. Rejection of fake-ness in any shape reminds me … Continue Reading

I Dreamed Of …

Two quotes kept my attention: “We run away from our dreams afraid we might fail or maybe afraid we will succeed.” (Finding Forrester, a movie I saw right after the interview) “I’ve never been here yet I feel I’ve returned. I am at peace.” (I Dreamed of Africa, a movie I connect to in a special … Continue Reading