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…

Aquileia: history, chocolate and good cuisine

New unforgettable experiences by Cocambo

What comes to you mind if I say Aquileia? A very early set alarm, a packed lunch, getting to the meeting point with your eyes still filled with sleep…of course! I’m talking about the typical (and boring) school trip every kid from my city goes to! And yet, here I am to show you how…

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…

Bloom Specialty Coffee: in Trieste and unique in Europe!

A long tradition that grows and develops

The more attentive among you already know this: I told you about this reality in February 2017. I know that not everybody has a great memory, so here is the link to that article. On that occasion I introduced you to the Bloom Coffee School, an academy dedicated to coffee, which was born as a…

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…

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…

Paper Engineer: Annalisa Metus is one of a kind in Friuli Venezia Giulia

Special artisans in the heart of Trieste

“How does Annalisa make a living with Art Attack?” It all started with my interest in discovering everything I could about the work of Annalisa Metus, class of 1978, with a great passion for colored cardboard. I had been keeping an eye on her for a while now! Her name kept popping up during cultural…

Belgrade, the NY of the Balkans

History, museums, designers and clubs… the city that never sleeps!

Dear friends J many of you have followed my Stories on Instagram and Facebook and witnessed my enthusiasm for the six days I spent in Belgrade, one of my most incredible vacations. Get ready to read a pamphlet, because I tried to summarize as much as possible, but it’s really hard! First of all I’d…

Wrocław/Breslavia: 10 things to see

Here’s what I discovered for you : the Christmas Market, the Zoo, Museum of Art, History Museum and …

Here, we are, almost at the end of our trip to Wroclaw (if you missed the previous articles, click here for the first and second part).   4. CHRISTMAS MARKETS The Christmas season is just perfect for markets, so why not stop by the second largest market after Berlin’s? Bozonarodzeniowy is open until the 31st of…