Zoff Farm: organic cheese from Cormons with love

Re-discovering a corner of paradise…super tasty!

I’m in Cormons, surrounded by a bucolic landscape. Around me I can only hear the chirping of birds, a few turtle doves and a tractor in the distance from time to time. Here Giuseppe raises his thirty Italian Pezzate rosse cows, pursuing a dream that began thirty years ago. Everything revolves around animal welfare, a…

In Sauris among mountains, wellness and total relax

Ah, the first time! What about the second one? I don’t know what you thought, but to me this is just one of the many times I’ve come in these mountains. And when I’m talking about Sauris the only people that I can be talking about are Michele Grimaz (pictures) and Marco, who we call…

MuCa – Museo della Cantieristica in Monfalcone

A small world that tells the lives that have enlivened the biggest shipyard in our Region

The town of Monfalcone has had its ups and downs, mostly related to the history of its big shipyard. It has been kind of a ghost town and has then been repopulated by foreign workers that come from many different countries. This multiethnicity keeps the shipyard alive and the workers’ families keep the roads and…

Crocevia: a contemporary Karstic inn

From Santa Croce you can enjoy a view on Trieste

Pilar Franco, born in 1987, fell in love with a wrecked house among the karstic buildings in the center of Santa Croce. With the help of her family and of her love partner Marco Tonsi, she decided to renew it and to open its doors to travelers. So, in 2021, Karstic Inn Crocevia was born. Eight…

Loft in Trieste

They grill their way into a new industrial look and Berlin air

At the end of the road that coasts the seaside, in a dead-end street – more precisely in via Economo 12 – rises Loft, a very nice place, on two floors and with an industrial appearance, that has changed many times throughout the years. When I was young (a bunch of years ago, obviously!) this…

“C” for Collio

Not just wineries: there’s also charm and good food

To those of you who don’t know this area I have say: BAD, BAD PEOPLE. It’s nonetheless true that everybody deserves a second chance, which is why you have time to catch up. How? Well, you can read all the way through this article! The Collio (“Cuei” in the local language and “Brda” in Slovenian)…

What to do in Maniago?

Choose among crafts, gastronomic excellence, and nature

What if I told you that in my 42 years of age, I’d never visited Maniago? You wouldn’t believe me, right? Well, it’s true, I’d never been here! But it’s easily fixed: I happily accepted the invitation I got from the Maniago Municipaity to come here and have a look… SMITHS AND CUTLERY Maniago, the…

On a cruise, sliding on the Mediterranean

My first experience aboard a cruiseship

Ah, the smell of the sea. To tell you this story I must start from the very beginning. CruiseTopic (a travel agency specialized in cruises) contacted me in January to ask me a favor: they were looking for a native Croatian speaker to work on their foreign market. Could they find me unprepared? No! So,…