Beautiful Bulgaria

September 2, 2016

Travelling around Bulgaria one constantly runs into amazing views. A few shots that tell a lot!

  • Pancherevo Lake near Sofia  – eagles in the sky
  • 12th century Giginsky Monastery – in Western Bulgaria
  • Erma River Gorge near the town of Tran

This slideshow requires JavaScript.


Bellapais Abbey

September 1, 2016

Bellapais Abbey – The Abbey of Peace (from French: Abbaye de la Belle Paix) is a place like no other. Aimery de Lusignan founded the monastery, with the first buildings dating to between 1198-1205. The abbey was consecrated as the Abbey of St. Mary of the Mountain. Beautiful Cyprus!

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

 


Sardinia

June 30, 2016

Sardinia –  the second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and its beautiful Castelsardo, Alghero, Sassari – to name of few of its charming settlements. Maddalena archipelago and Corsica being almost within swimmable distance.

The summer vacation of this blog starts now! Enjoy the sunshine!

This slideshow requires JavaScript.


Where is the happiness

June 29, 2016

Christophe Maé’s “Il est où le bonheur” [Where is the happiness] gives a great answer to this question both with the text and the performance of this song. To the lyrics in English >>>


Happiness Works!

June 2, 2016

Happiness Works – a catalyst for culture change. If organizations understand happiness and its dividends, the way forward to a happier future is guaranteed. Connect, Be Active, Take Notice, Keep Learning, Give.

The benefits in numbers: 30% higher productivity, 54% better staff retention, 3x – higher creativity.

Nic Marks (yes, the person behind the Happy Planet Index among numerous other things) and his passion for happiness as a serious business! Happiness indeed works!

HW_1


Workshop of Mixed Feelings

May 29, 2016

Bulgarian author Racho Burov‘s “Workshop of Mixed Feelings” [original title: Работилница за смесени чувства] is a great read – intriguing short stories with unexpected end. Whatever the issue – complicated family relations, extraterrestrial visits or anything you name it, each story is a challenge to the mind and the emotions of the reader.