Martisor

The little red and white thread that announces spring! Mărțisor (pronounced  [mərt͡siˈʃor] ( listen)) or Martenitsa is a beautiful celebration marking the beginning of spring, on March the 1st in many territories of southern and eastern Europe such as Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, Croatia, Italy… The name is the diminutive of marț or mart the old folk names for March, and thus literally means “little March”. The symbol…

Fit in Spring.9+2 workout ideas @HOME.

Who does not love to have the ultra perfect bikini body ??? Oh yeah we know you also do, so it’s time to get ready to sweat! We have perfect workouts for everyone, and if you are more of a runner type, no worries just start with 40 minutes and build up, set yourself a…

Cherry Blossoms Around the World

A cherry blossom is the flower of any of several trees of genus Prunus, particularly the Japanese cherry, Prunus serrulata, which is called sakura in Japanese . Cherry blossom is speculated to be native to the Himalayas. Currently it is widely distributed, especially in the temperate zone of the Northern Hemisphere including Europe, West Siberia, India, China, Korea,…

9+2 Spring Activities

Finally the day got longer, it is a bit warmer and the nature is waking up🙂 . This is the perfect time to take full advantage of the sun and the fresh air. We prepared 9+2 ideas on what activities to do in spring. Don’t just limit yourself to this, anything that involves staying outside…

Forty Martyrs of Sebaste

Today we investigate an interesting celebration that is honoured every year on the 9th of March: The Forty Martyrs of Sebaste or the Holy Forty. We could only find traces of this celebration in two Eastern European countries, Romania and Moldavia, but if you know of other countries or regions having special festivities on this day,…