A party at the Atlantida Boutique Hotel

A weekend of wellness, good food and a lot of fun

I returned to Rogaška Slatina. I had been there some time ago, remember? This time I decided to spend a different weekend, without my usual photographers or any family members, but with five special friends: it’s time to celebrate my 40th birthday J yes, I have to admit it. It’s not my birthday yet (I’ll…

Rimske Thermal baths, the oldest roman baths in Slovenia

Discovered in 39 B.C., they were developed in 1840 by Gustav Adolf Ulrich of Trieste

We’re in Rimske Toplice, a Slovenian town in the common of Laško, which is well known for the brewery with its same name, for the Restaurant Pavus I’ve told you about, but also for something else! In Rimske Toplice we find the most antique roman thermal baths of the country J a jewel with a…

Boutique Hotel Alhambra & Villa Augusta, a royal holiday in Lussinpiccolo

An unforgettable weekend in the bay of Cigale!

Close your eyes and imagine a hotel fit for a king. Done? Well whatever you had imagined, I’m sure it comes nowhere close to Alhambra, a shiny hotel in Lussinpiccolo, affiliated with the prestigious hotel chain “Small Luxury Hotels of the World”. Even the structure, a building in Secession style,  will leave you breathless; this…

Michela Spena’s “measured” shiatsu

How to balance and increase your vital strength.

For a while now I’ve been trying to specialize in Middle European beauty and recently I’ve dedicated a section to personal wellness, to the care of one’s body and mind (and, why not, one’s soul), so I can give you a full view of everything you can find in our beautiful territory. This is how…

La Majun, how to feel at home in Val Badia

A world of cuddles in the middle of the Dolomites

As you well know I was a guest for a couple of days at the event CARE’s in Val Badia; an incredible experience that I’ve told you all about. https://www.missclaire.it/foodbeverage-eng/missclaire-at-cares-the-ethical-chef-days-2018/ What I hadn’t told you about yet, was where I stayed when I was there! I immediately had to include him in MissClaire’s space: because if…

Portopiccolo SPA, the perfect place for wellness and relaxation

A beauty and wellness oasis in the heart of the Natural Reserve of Duino’s cliffs

The bora. The cliffs. Miramare. And the sumac plants, so dominant in the Karst landscape. If you’re imagining an article about the wonders of the Karst, I’ve misled you. Today I want to visit a place where relaxation and wellness are an easy habit; the perfect spot to regenerate your mind and body, surrounded by…

Siamo in Irlanda o in Slovenia?

Protagonisti il paesaggio e il relax delle terme in questo angolo della Stiria slovena

Oh no. Piove. La temperatura è scesa vertiginosamente e qui sembra che ormai l’estate sia bella e conclusa. Il tempo previsto per tutto il weekend non promette niente di buono, ma io non mi do per vinta, anzi…..questo è il momento giusto per andare alle terme! Stavolta dirigo la mia prua verso la regione della…

Bad Kleinkirchheim: hard to choose one of the many thermal baths

St. Kathrein o Römerbad? Depends what you’re looking for!

  Pilgrims have been travelling to Bad since the Middle Ages for health purposes. The thermal water springs at a temperature of 36° C, right in the heart of this little town in the middle of the Carinthian mountains in Austria. Originally the springs were well known for their healing effect on the eyes (i’d…

Warmbad: the thermal baths in Villacco

How to spend blissful hours of pure relax

I’m back from yet another trip to Warmbad…yet another? Don’t worry, you haven’t missed an article, I’d never written about it because I preferred taking a trip back there so I could tell you about a few more details. The first time I went to Warmbad was two years ago, and on that occasion, I…

Head to the new Hotel Slovenija for a weekend of thermal baths and wellness

A short holiday, just a few kilometres from home!

People from Trieste are very lucky: they live close to the Austrian mountains, the Croatian sea and the thermal baths of Slovenia. This is the best season for a weekend of wellness for body and mind! So after a little research I find where to take you today … just 30 minutes from home, in…