Architecture itinerary in Trieste: discovering Liberty style as you walk around the city

Some more or less well-known places to see as you walk around the city

As you walk around Trieste you don’t always notice how many Liberty style buildings there are. Often it’s easier to notice the imposing neoclassic or eclectic style which tower over the streets and which are very common in Trieste. Liberty architecture in Trieste (known as Art Nouveau in English) was mostly used on residential buildings…

A trip to Styria part 2

Discovering the food, thermal baths and flowers of this wonderful land

I’m back after a short break J If you missed the first part of my trip to Styria, here’s the link. The next part of the trip to this Austrian region will be about its landscape and its lovely hills. Hills which welcome lots of farmland, with sunflowers, pumpkins, fruit trees, vegetables and, obviously, the…

A family holiday in Styria

A destination for every age

If you follow me on Instagram and Facebook, I’m sure you haven’t missed my last adventures in Styria. I’ve been there loads of times, and here you’ll find the links to some of the articles I wrote about this location: Styria, an Austrian Tuscany Buschenschank: Osmize in Styria! Seven things to do in Bad Radkersburg…

Sauris, 8 tips for a great experience

In Friuli Venezia Giulia to enjoy nature, food, hiking and…

A place filled with special surprises, like the isolated Germanic language area. This is where some families from the area of Tyrol and Carinthia took up residency; groups of people with German origin made this wonderful place their home. The language hasn’t changed since then, without any influence from surrounding languages, in fact they still…

Novi Sad. The little Austria in the Balkans

Here’s what you should see surrounded by the beautiful blue Danube!

Once I left the lovely city of Belgrade (LINK), I took about an hour’s drive to the second largest city in Serbia, the capital of the Voivodina region, which has almost 400 thousand residents. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Novi Sad! An undiscovered location until lately, it’s starting to flourish thanks to a nomination it…

5 things to do in Belgrade

I’m back in Serbia to discover Orthodox Easter and much more!

If you’ve been following me for a while you’ll know I completely fell in love with Serbia, a lovely country with great food, hospitality and a great spirit! Last time I went there at the end of December, for the Christmas season. While I was there everyone told me it would be lovely to return…

Central Carinthia, 6 things to do in the spring season

A small guide with some new and fascinating itineraries

Dear friends, as you know I spent the Easter holidays in Carinthia and I was pleasantly surprised by their traditions and habits during this holiday LINK What I haven’t told you about yet are all the new things I discovered in this area J I decided to write a little guide with a just a…

A wonderful Easter in Carinthia

A trip through their holiday traditions

A while ago I had told you about a lovely Easter holiday I had spent in Carinthia; I was in Villacco that time and I was amazed to see how much people still appreciated this holiday. I was happy to return to Austria this year, especially to visit an area to the north-east of Klagenfurt,…

And the winner is “Zlatna penkala” … Chiara Marchi!

All about the Golden Pen prize I won at Zara

I’m not writing an article about my great accomplishments, but I do want to share how I felt last weekend when I received the Zlatna penkala (Golden Pen) prize from the Croatian national institute for Tourism, Croatia Full of Life. If you follow my posts I’m sure you already know mostly everything (I’ve bored you…

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