Novi Sad. The little Austria in the Balkans

Here’s what you should see surrounded by the beautiful blue Danube!

Once I left the lovely city of Belgrade (LINK), I took about an hour’s drive to the second largest city in Serbia, the capital of the Voivodina region, which has almost 400 thousand residents. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Novi Sad! An undiscovered location until lately, it’s starting to flourish thanks to a nomination it…

Belgrade, the NY of the Balkans 2/2

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

Are you ready for the second part of the article about my fantastic trip to Belgrade? Here’s the link to the first part in case you missed it! WHERE TO EAT You can eat almost anything at any time of the day here, the cheapest option is a take away pizza for just 2 Euros!…

Wrocław/Breslavia: 10 things to see

Here’s what I discovered for you : the city

Here I am my friends, this is the second part of the article about my trip to Poland and today I’ll tell you a little more about Wroclaw and its wonders (here’s the link if you missed the first part). THE CITY I’m sure you’ll also be fascinated by Wroclaw’s beautiful buildings and you’ll spend…

New opening for Gabin “Gusto esclamativo”

Four new openings in four years: the secret for success!

All we hear about lately is crisis, stalled economy and taxes that choke industry. So, when you encounter companies that are managing to succeed and grow, your hope spikes up and you feel a smile spreading. Of course, it’s not easy for anyone: you need sacrifice, perseverance, talent and professionalism as well as many other…

Villach, Christmas markets and 10 things to do!

An exhilarating weekend in Carinthia

For the second year running I packed my bags and headed to Villach, I couldn’t miss the official beginning of the Christmas season, when they light the decorations and start the Christmas markets J An event that starts with a wonderful show with dancers and music, a religious blessing and a countdown that ends with…

Molino Moras, a century of flours

In Trivignano Udinese to discover an old and fascinating trade!

  Often the most pleasant encounters happen by chance: as I was walking along via Felice Venezian one day, I discovered a very particular boutique; a little shop with warm colours and filled with sieves and grain ears. I couldn’t resist.. I headed straight in! I found myself in the Mecca of flours. Incredible! As…

Lokanda Devetak, six generations of restaurant owners since 1870 (and much more!)

Where hospitality and good food are a habit

We’re in San Michele del Carso, a place filled with history because it was the location of many battles during the First World War. And it’s right here that the Devetak family has been continuing their tradition of great food and hospitality for the past 130 years. It opened initially as a place where people…

A tour of Trieste’s historical cafés

Let’s discover the city’s middle European heart!

Can a cup of coffee, a simple cup of coffee, have a story to tell? I think so. The story I want to share with you to today is a really good one. Trieste’s connection to its black gold has deep roots. The first coffee stores opened in the 18th century, with a Viennese style;…

The best breakfast in Trieste?

These are the places where I like to go for a great start to my day!

MUG If you’re looking for a bakery, head to Mug! Here Elena Giuffrida achieved her little dream, because she has been a pastry chef only since 2013, before she used to work in the cinema business! A year ago, on the sweetest day of the year, the 14th of February 2016, she opened Mug in…

The customer is NOT always right

Especially if they can’t behave properly: here is a guide on how to behave properly in a restaurant!

Monday I published an article “The key to a restaurant’s success”, and now I’ll try and judge things from the other side of the table and think with the eyes of who patiently respects the rules of bon-ton but often has to put up with a little too much. When I was little more than…

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