Wonderful Grado: here’s what to do

The island of the sun shines in Friuli Venezia Giulia

…find a comfy seat, grab a pack of popcorn and read this article that, I’m warning you, won’t be very short. But to tell you what I’ve done in Grado at best, I have to start from the beginning. During the wonderful 1980s, I still was a child, and this was the usual place we…

At San Rocco’s in Brtonigla there’s a surprise for you!

A MissClaire-signed weekend only two steps away from Trieste!

Would it really be summer if I didn’t come to enjoy at least three days at the San Rocco Boutique Hotel in Brtonigla? Those of you who accurately follow me will know how much I love this little place…I have told you about it many times, like over here and here 🙂 I take every…

New opening in Trieste, Doppio Malto is here!

Artisanal beer, grilled meat and delicious burgers.

If you’ve followed me for a while, you most certainly have noticed that my advice always takes you to unique places: I’m always looking for a special gem! Nevertheless I’ve been told that I don’t take into account those who have a family with children…well, I’ve thought about It and I’ve decided to make everybody…

La Subida: romanticism in Friuli-Venezia-Giulia

A pleasing return to discover many news

Those of you who paid more attention during the lockdown should remember that I made a promise: “the first trip after the quarantine will be to La Subida! ”. And could I ever break that promise? Of course not! So here I am, two weeks after the reopening of my paradise in Friuli-Venezia-Giulia: I travelled…

Skiing on mount Gerlitzen in Carinthia is just magnificent!

Let me tell you about a very special experience

Carinthia and eastern Tirol altogether count thirty-one winter sport resorts that benefit of their fortunate position on the south side of the Alps. This means that they have snow and sunny days. You can ski on tracks 800 kilometers long overall, and benefit from more than 300 modern ski lifts for which you’ll never have…

Marina Ristorante in Novigrad: amazing fish.

Marina Gaši’s dishes will move your soul…believe me!

I went back to Marina Restaurant with a camera in one hand a notepad in the other, because I don’t want to let anything slip my mind and forget to tell you a single thing! Marina Gaši and Davor Buršić are a couple at work and in real life; she’s the chef in this magical…

Istria: I’m in Coronica’s winery eating a meal by Konoba Morgan

It’s a 360-degree, enogastronomic experience!

Yes, you’re not mistaken, I’ve already eaten at Konoba Morgan and I’ve already told you about it (if you missed that article, here it is ) but this is an opportunity that I can’t miss out on! Ana Morgan’s professional hands prepared a catering that was served in a location new and electrifying to me:…

Zadar: what to do here?

From the Christmas markets to the discovery of the city without tourists.

Those of you that have been following me know that in April I’ve been to Zadar…here’s that story. Well, I wanted go back there in December, a month in which it’s easier to fully enjoy this beautiful city and its treats thanks to the lack of tourists. This time I stayed in an excellent 4-stars…

At Bris’, having a fish menu sitting on the sea

I’m in Portopiccolo to taste wonderful food and…

I have to admit that I’ve heard all sorts of things about Portopiccolo since its opening. Chatting with many people from Trieste, I’ve discovered that they’d preferred to leave the area as it was, but let’s be clear: many did, but not all of them. Italian, Slovenian and Croatian tourists are always impressed by the…

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