Grado, a small tour

Where to sleep, eat and go to the beach on the Sunshine Island!

Nope, this certainly isn’t the first time I’ve come to Grado and this is not even the first story I tell about it (here is an “old” tale of mine)! It’s always nice to come back here to discover new little places to experience with my now established group of friends! WHERE TO SLEEP? Agenzia…

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…

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…

“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,…

Lis Neris, a paradise among vineyards and hospitality

In San Lorenzo Isontino discovering much beauty

Today I’ll bring you to San Lorenzo Isontino, a small town in the county of Gorizia which is home to only 1500 people. But, in order to tell you this story, we’ll have to go slightly back to the past, more or less to 45 million years ago: at that time, this region was covered…

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