Udine “Compra in Bottega”

30 artisan workshops from FVG gathered in a single Temporary Store

The new Temporary Store exhibition space officially opened its doors in Udine on November 12th. They’re located at 15, Antonio Belloni Square, behind the Cathedral. Here, 30 artisan workshops from Friuli Venezia Giulia are gathered in one place among fashion, agribusiness, and artistic craftsmanship. The Compra in Bottega project was born last year thanks to…

Mytilus, a sea-view restaurant in Trieste

Excellent seafood and breathtaking sunsets only thirty steps away from Slovenia

Last stop, all aboard! Oh yes, I do believe that Mytilus can claim the record of “the first restaurant in Italy coming from Slovenia.” We are in Muggia, precisely in the Lazzaretto area, and by walking only thirty more steps you will leave Italy behind. This little place opened a few months ago when Matteo…

Advice for a Christmas made in FVG

Among crafts, small producers and pampering

-CRAFTS-   M.A.D.A not just TEMPORARY LAB anymore   M.a.d.a is a project born in 2019, which was strongly desired by the City of Cividale and is completely dedicated to the artisan women of the area. Cristina immediately started following this beautiful project from many points of view: she is very young, passionate, and trained…

Murano and the magical art of glassmaking

A time journey between tradition and innovation

I was invited to spend two days learning about the activities promoted by the Promovetro Consortium, in collaboration with the Veneto Region and the Chamber of Commerce of Venice and Rovigo, which protect the collective trademark that certifies the originality of products made in Murano. This trademark’s aim is not only to protect one of…

Grado, a small tour

Where to sleep, eat and go to the beach on the Sunshine Island!

Nope, this certainly isn’t the first time I’ve come to Grado and this is not even the first story I tell about it (here is an “old” tale of mine)! It’s always nice to come back here to discover new little places to experience with my now established group of friends! WHERE TO SLEEP? Agenzia…

In Sauris among mountains, wellness and total relax

Ah, the first time! What about the second one? I don’t know what you thought, but to me this is just one of the many times I’ve come in these mountains. And when I’m talking about Sauris the only people that I can be talking about are Michele Grimaz (pictures) and Marco, who we call…

MuCa – Museo della Cantieristica in Monfalcone

A small world that tells the lives that have enlivened the biggest shipyard in our Region

The town of Monfalcone has had its ups and downs, mostly related to the history of its big shipyard. It has been kind of a ghost town and has then been repopulated by foreign workers that come from many different countries. This multiethnicity keeps the shipyard alive and the workers’ families keep the roads and…

Crocevia: a contemporary Karstic inn

From Santa Croce you can enjoy a view on Trieste

Pilar Franco, born in 1987, fell in love with a wrecked house among the karstic buildings in the center of Santa Croce. With the help of her family and of her love partner Marco Tonsi, she decided to renew it and to open its doors to travelers. So, in 2021, Karstic Inn Crocevia was born. Eight…

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