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…

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…

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…

Dubrovnik: the gastronomic tour

Here is where to go!

Here we are! After having told you about Dubrovnik’s history and having shown you its beauties (here the link to the previous article), the moment has come to think about the real stuff: FOOD. Are you ready? It’s a long road, I’m telling you. Swing by Stara Loza,a fantastic restaurant where you can also sit…

What not to miss in Dubrovnik

A tour in the old city and on the cable car on Mount Srd.

Before starting this new adventure you have to really understand where we’re going: many people think that Croatia is really small and easily reachable…but that’s not the case! This trip took me to Dubrovnik, the main town of the Dalmatian region. If you want to get there by car, know that it is a 10-hour…

Autumn in Bad Kleinkirchheim with good food, nature and thermal waters.

Summer is over…but holidays are not!

Did I have to turn 40 to discover the beauty of the mountains in September? It looks like it, also because if someone had suggested me a trip some years ago I would have answered “Absolutely not! If it isn’t winter, it’s sad to go in the mountains!” Well, today I can tell you that…

The September beauties of Alta Badia.

Discovering the good life in the mountains.

If thirty years ago somebody had told me that I’d have enjoyed going to the mountain during summer, I wouldn’t have believed them. To me, the perfect combo was sea and hot season, mountain and first colds. Yet, I decided to discover the beauty of the Dolomites in September, a time of the year overlooked…

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