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…

Trattlers Hof Chalet: a luxurious weekend in Carinthia

A place to cuddle you mind and heart surrounded by mountains

Today I’ll take you to Carinthia to discover a magical place that has recently opened in the heart of Bad Kleinkirchheim, a little town I love. I’m taking you to the new Trattlers Hof-Chalet, created by the Forstnig family who have been in the hotel business for generations. It’s a little village of 14 luxury…

Three years of MissClaire, with tears of joy here we are!

After all this hard work I decided to celebrated with a brunch at Portopiccolo

You should know by now that Sunday I celebrated MissClaire’s three year anniversary in the lovely location of Portopiccolo. And quite a few readers joined the celebrations J Do you know how this adventure started? It was February 2015 when I had an insane epiphany and decided it was time to give MissClaire her own…

La Majun, how to feel at home in Val Badia

A world of cuddles in the middle of the Dolomites

As you well know I was a guest for a couple of days at the event CARE’s in Val Badia; an incredible experience that I’ve told you all about. https://www.missclaire.it/foodbeverage-eng/missclaire-at-cares-the-ethical-chef-days-2018/ What I hadn’t told you about yet, was where I stayed when I was there! I immediately had to include him in MissClaire’s space: because if…

MissClaire at CARE’s The ethical Chef Days 2018

In Val Badia to discover…well, let’s see together!

If you’ve followed my stories you’ll know that for the first time ever I took part in CARE’s, which was probably the most incredible and fantastic experience I’ve ever had since I started this job. Three wonderful days that I can’t wait to share with you. Over 2.000 photographs, 38 chefs, 40 tastings and… I…

Atlantida boutique hotel, in the heart of Rogaška Slatina

A long weekend filled with design, mineral water and…snow flakes!

I’d been wanting to visit Rogaška Slatina for a while, a small town in the Slovenian area of Styria, famous for its crystal, the Donat mineral water and the food delicacies of these hills: wines, tasty food and vegetables from small plots (but I’ll tell you about this in another article). This long weekend was…

My special birthday at the Savoia Excelsior Palace

I step into my forties with a great celebration!

You should know me well by now. An exhuberant party lover, but every year, as my birthday comes up, I promise myself “no celebrations this year”… but in the end I spend the entire week celebrating, almost as much as a Balkan style wedding! Sagittarius, born on the 28th of November on a day of…

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…

Family hotel Amarin, the perfect place for children

A weekend for the family in Rovigno

When I’m travelling to discover new places, I always have my trusted photographer with me. Almost always. This time I have a special guest with me… and he took all the photographs this time! After all I had to bring my son Giovanni to this hotel where everything is made for children! Who to best…

Savoy: a royal lunch with a modern feel

Surrounded by the most elegant furnishings, a quick lunch break that everyone can afford!

I’d already mentioned this wonderful place, a jewel of Trieste: the Savoia Excelsior Palace is a 4 star hotel in the centre of the city, just round the corner from Piazza Unità. In this enchanted place, you’ll feel surrounded by the luxury of the past century, it was in fact built at the beginning of…