Brda, relaxing at Gredič’s with a good Medot wine.

The Slovenian Collio always gives you strong emotions.

I love to check out new places close to Trieste where you can spend a nice weekend while relaxing and, why not, enjoying good food, and those who know me can attest that. This time, I am in Brda, the Slovenian Colllio, a fascinating place overlooked by gentle hills and vine rows; here, among wineries…

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…

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…

The restaurant La Casa Gialla in Pordenone gets a new look

An elegant environment for eating some traditional food

We’re in Prata di Pordenone, one of the last commons of Friuli Venezia Giulia before the Region of Veneto. Right here, surrounded by green countryside, is where we find the Casa Gialla (Yellow House), a fabulous restaurant opened by the Furlan family in 1993. The family manages the restaurant until 2010 when they decide to…

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 city, where to sleep and where to eat …

Have you heard of Breslavia? It’s one of the wester Polish cities that developed on the shores of the Oder river; it’s the fourth largest city in the country and capital of the Bassa Slesia voivodeship. The city’s name in Polish is Wrocław (pronounced “vrotswaf”) but there are actually 156 different names for it; Wrocłow…

Dezen Dezen, traditional prints in Trieste

Hand-made environmental friendly clothing

Traditional scarf prints are reborn here in Trieste (the ones that were onced used in Eastern countries). A traditional item that is reborn in a modern style and that I can’t wait to tell you all about… a story written by Dezen Dezen! This ambitious project (and delightful I should add!) was thought of by…

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…

Palagurmé, Food & Beverage training in Friuli Venezia Giulia

In Pordenone, five themed areas for professionals and enthusiasts

It was opened two years ago with the desire to unite everything connected to the food & beverage world, it’s a reality opened to everyone, from enthusiast to those who work in the industry. The motto here is “WE ARE INCLUSIVE NOT EXCLUSIVE!” Shall we check it out? Read it all through because at the…

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