Maria Theresa of Austria: a multimedia story on display in Trieste.

To the empress who turned the city into the Centrale European capital, Trieste dedicated an exhibition at the Magazzino delle Idee: have a preview of it with me!

She inherited the crown and became ruling Archduchess at the age of 23, and she forged the cosmopolitan and Middle European heart of Trieste. On the 300-year anniversary of her birth, Trieste dedicates a unique series of events to Maria Theresa of Austria. She never visited Trieste but during her reign the city went through…

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…

Vienna: always you! 2/2

All the atmosphere of the capital: a few secrets

I’d already said I’d be telling you all about my journey and I’d promised to try and be as concise as possible! The following days were memorable and the rich breakfasts at the Hotel Falkensteiner Am Schottenfeld gave us the perfect energy to start the day. Giovanni was thrilled at the idea of discovering the…

Vienna: “Oh capital my capital!”

As thrilling as the first time I visited, this city is always a revelation!

I return to my beloved Vienna, a city I feel bound to, probably for the very strong connection between Vienna and Trieste, in fact when I’m here and I’m asked when I’m from, they always say “ah Trieste! The south of Austria!”. Nostalgic people from Trieste like me would still like to be part of…

The key to a restaurant’s success?

Here is a little guide that starts with the importance of a proper welcome!

How many times have we left a restaurant feeling we just experienced an exceptional treat? I’m sure most of us have very few of these experiences, with an accurate description of all the dishes, where we feel involved by the chef and surrounded by a fun and convivial atmosphere, all perfectly organized. But this is…

The first Miss Claire Capsule Collection is ready!

An exclusive collection by Silvia Rossi

After meeting Silvia and her creations and after having worn some of her jewellery, I thought I needed to share this beautiful geometrical art with you. And what better way than a dedicated collection? I’d been thinking about this idea for a while now, but when I saw Silvia’s custom made jewellery I decided that…

New year’s resolutions (2/2)

MissClaire’s 10 resolutions for a great 2017!

We had shared the first 5 new year’s resolutions dedicated to travel and fine dining … now I’ll tell you about the remaining 5. I’m sharing them with you hoping they can inspire a truly magnificent year. 6. Furnish your home: I can’t remember who told me this, but changing the setting of the furniture…