Have a wonderful lunch at Konoba Morgan.

I’m in Brtonigla to discover wonderful game dishes.

Vineyards, olive trees and the blue sea in the distance. Today I’ll take you with me to Brtonigla, to try a really inviting place in this charming corner of Istria. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome at Konoba Morgan! However unpleasant may the weather be in this season, here you can be lucky and have a wonderful…

Beautiful San Rocco in Brtonigla

I hide away in a marvelous boutique hotel an hour away from Trieste

This summer I heard a lot of things about my beloved Croatia and I can assure you that that hurt me because I am deeply in love with this beautiful land, as you know. One of the comments I heard the most, refers to the fact that, according to someone, it has become almost out…

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…

Meneghetti, luxury in Croatia

A Relais & Châteaux in Bale, surrounded by vineyards and olives trees

A name I’m sure you’ve already heard. I was a guest in this wonderful place in September 2015 (here’s the story about my stay). I’m sure you’re wondering why I returned… because some things have changed since last time! When I found out that Meneghetti had made some changes I immediately took the opportunity to…

Slavonia, 10 things not to miss

Discovering the unexplored Croatia between Hungary and Serbia

This time I visited a little place that’s not so well known, because if I ask you “what do you know about Croatia?” I’m sure you’ll answer “the sea, Zagreb, Split” and maybe something extra. Some time ago the Croatian national tourism institute Croazia Full of Life asked me where I’d like to go for…

Lussino, 8 things to know and see

A pleasant return to admire this lovely location during the summer time

After the first article which was published a few months ago I returned to Lussino to discover a few new things. I’ve listed them one by one, just for you 🙂 A boat tour to discover the bays and the island of Susak One of the nicest things to do on an island is to…

Lussino and the best things to see

Culture, sea, history, plants, food and wine and breathtaking views

After setting off to discover the island of Cres (here’s the article), my Croatian adventure continues in Lussino, an island connected to Cres by a bridge. It can also be reached by ferry from Pola, Zara or from Brestova if you pass through Cres – like I did –  to then drive to the dolphin…

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…

Restaurant Diana, Steak House in Lussinpiccolo

In the bay of Cigale by the sea with the flavors of Croatia

You’d probably think that in Lussinpiccolo you can only eat fresh fish, but I discovered that here, as well as the excellent scampi (in the months of May and June), you will also find excellent meat dishes! We’re in the pine woods of the bay of Cigale, which is considered one of the most beautiful…