Tag: constanta

  • My Clever Collage: The Photo Frame Collage Gift Box

    written by lucretia on 2012-01-18 in #gear #tipster
    My Clever Collage: The Photo Frame Collage Gift Box

    Birthdays are really fun, especially if one of your loved ones is the one celebrating! Birthdays are double the fun if you love making special gifts! I am the person that loves making surprise gifts for my loved ones and wrapping them in a unique way! So if you want to surprise someone with your fun gift wrapping techniques, just keep on reading!

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  • Urban Adventures: The Central Cemetery

    written by lucretia on 2011-08-06 in #world #locations
    Urban Adventures: The Central Cemetery

    The Central Cemetery of Constanta is a place where you go back in time and learn a bit of history. I was surprised to find a bunch of monuments here and passing by the modern, ordinary graves, you will find at the back at the cemetery a museum-like atmosphere.

  • The Great Mosque of Constanta

    written by lucretia on 2011-08-09 in #world #locations
    The Great Mosque of Constanta

    The Great Mosque of Constanta is one of the most important monuments in my hometown. It impresses not only through its unique architecture, but also through the magnificent view of the Constanta Port and city which can be admired from the Mosque’s tower.

  • The Constanta Aquarium - A Great Place to Relax

    written by lucretia on 2011-10-30 in #world #locations
    The Constanta Aquarium - A Great Place to Relax

    If you’re ever in Constanta on a cold or gloomy day and you’re in the mood to take some photos or just relax, the Constanta Aquarium is the place to be! It is not the most glamorous or the most breathtaking place in my home town, but it’s worth visiting.

  • Escape from the City: The Dobrogea Keys

    written by lucretia on 2011-08-07 in #world #locations
    Escape from the City: The Dobrogea Keys

    Although I have been living in Constanta for 23 years, I have never visited the Dobrogea Keys until a few days ago. I was truly impressed by the beauty and uniqueness of this very old landscape. Here you are in touch with nature, you feel you’re in a different time and place even though you’re only 40km away from the hustle and bustle of Constanta.

  • Analogue Adventures with My Pet: Loving my Ala!

    written by lucretia on 2011-08-22 in #lifestyle
    Analogue Adventures with My Pet: Loving my Ala!

    Ala is my dog and I love her very much even though she is a very, very old lady. She is an English Cocker Spaniel which my Dad got as a present for my 10th birthday; she was a few months then and now she’s about 14 years old (which in human years for a dog her size is 72!).

  • Analogue Nightlife: Music, Lights and Fun at the We Tour Before-Party

    written by lucretia on 2011-08-18 in #lifestyle
    Analogue Nightlife: Music, Lights and Fun at the We Tour Before-Party

    It was the first time I took my Diana to a cool party like this was: great music, great light show and awesome people, all in all a cool summer atmosphere in Constanta. My Diana loves funky lights so I was psyched when the DJ turned them on!

  • Art and culture: The Roman Mosaic

    written by lucretia on 2011-08-11 in #world #locations
    Art and culture: The Roman Mosaic

    The Roman Mosaic is one of the coolest museums in Constanta. It’s not too big so you won’t get bored and you’ll have more time to focus on the details. Whenever I visit the Roman Mosaic, I always take my time to look at all the different artifacts. It is a unique and inspiring experience as I have the opportunity to see one of the most ancient art forms and discover how time has influenced it.

  • Urban Adventures: The Navy Museum of Constanta

    written by lucretia on 2011-08-12 in #world #locations
    Urban Adventures: The Navy Museum of Constanta

    My hometown, Constanta has a rich history and a lot of cool places to visit. As it hosts the biggest port in Romania, Constanta couldn’t do without a place to honor the history of the Romanian Navy. All the local people know about it, but when it comes to tourists, they are bound to miss out on this unique museum.

  • Local Flavor: the City of Constanta

    written by lucretia on 2011-07-26 in #world #locations
    Local Flavor: the City of Constanta

    Constanta is one of the most important cities in Romania. It has a population of approximately 310,000 inhabitants, it hosts the biggest port of the Black Sea and the largest seaside resort in Romania. Constanta is my hometown and is the most impressive during the summer! Its the time when the colors of the city really shine and Constanta immediately comes to life.

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  • My Favorite Childhood Hangout: Culture House Park

    written by lucretia on 2011-08-24 in #world #locations
    My Favorite Childhood Hangout: Culture House Park

    I spent most of my free time as a youngster in the Culture House Park as it was the perfect place to go rollerblading. I loved this sport and I still do so. Once in a while I still go there to rollerblade. What can I say, it’s a roller skater’s dream place!

  • H2o Beach

    written by lucretia on 2011-08-08 in #world #locations
    H2o Beach

    If you’re into kite surfing or you just enjoy having a really great time with your friends at the beach, you’ll definitely love H2o! Situated at the end of Mamaia Resort, H2o Beach is my favorite place to go swimming in the summer and escape the torrid heat of the city.

  • The Park with Rocks

    written by lucretia on 2011-07-15 in #world #locations
    The Park with Rocks

    The Park with Rocks is my favorite park in Constanta. However, this is not its real name. I have been calling it by this name since I was little, as this particular park is full of large rocks. But if you look closely, you will find that they are quite special!

  • Casino Constanta: My Favorite Place to Get Some Sun

    written by lucretia on 2011-04-30 in #world #locations
    Casino Constanta: My Favorite Place to Get Some Sun

    The casino is one of the most important landmarks in Romania and the most significant in my hometown, Constanta. Even though its interior cannot be visited because the casino has been closed to the public for several years, this magnificent monument has been Constanta’s trademark since 1910.

  • Summer Hot Spots: Discovering Wildlife at the Dolphinarium

    written by lucretia on 2013-06-04 in #world #locations
    Summer Hot Spots: Discovering Wildlife at the Dolphinarium

    When it comes to summer in Constanta, there are a lot of places to see and things to do; being the biggest seaside city in Romania, with an opening to the Black Sea, Constanta can offer tourists and locals a wide variety of summer hot spots!

  • City Libraries: “Ioan N. Roman” Public Library Constanta

    written by lucretia on 2011-09-07 in #world #locations
    City Libraries: “Ioan N. Roman” Public Library Constanta

    “Ioan N. Roman” Public Library is the biggest of its kind in Constanta County. It was officially founded on the 19th of July 1931 and by 1942, it already housed about 20,000 volumes. In 2008, the Public Library had about 504,000 books and a substantial collection of audio/video documents, electronic documents, manuscripts, microfilms, and iconography.

  • Food and Drink: Elion Ice Cream

    written by lucretia on 2011-09-07 in #world #locations
    Food and Drink: Elion Ice Cream

    If you’re ever in Constanta and craving for creamy and delicious ice cream, you must have a taste of Elion Ice Cream. They have ice cream places all over town but the best known and visible is the one situated at Tomis Mall.