Autumn in Bad Kleinkirchheim with good food, nature and thermal waters.

Summer is over…but holidays are not!

Did I have to turn 40 to discover the beauty of the mountains in September? It looks like it, also because if someone had suggested me a trip some years ago I would have answered “Absolutely not! If it isn’t winter, it’s sad to go in the mountains!” Well, today I can tell you that…

The September beauties of Alta Badia.

Discovering the good life in the mountains.

If thirty years ago somebody had told me that I’d have enjoyed going to the mountain during summer, I wouldn’t have believed them. To me, the perfect combo was sea and hot season, mountain and first colds. Yet, I decided to discover the beauty of the Dolomites in September, a time of the year overlooked…

Sauris, 8 tips for a great experience

In Friuli Venezia Giulia to enjoy nature, food, hiking and…

A place filled with special surprises, like the isolated Germanic language area. This is where some families from the area of Tyrol and Carinthia took up residency; groups of people with German origin made this wonderful place their home. The language hasn’t changed since then, without any influence from surrounding languages, in fact they still…

Central Carinthia, 6 things to do in the spring season

A small guide with some new and fascinating itineraries

Dear friends, as you know I spent the Easter holidays in Carinthia and I was pleasantly surprised by their traditions and habits during this holiday LINK What I haven’t told you about yet are all the new things I discovered in this area J I decided to write a little guide with a just a…

A wonderful Easter in Carinthia

A trip through their holiday traditions

A while ago I had told you about a lovely Easter holiday I had spent in Carinthia; I was in Villacco that time and I was amazed to see how much people still appreciated this holiday. I was happy to return to Austria this year, especially to visit an area to the north-east of Klagenfurt,…

A day with Tomaž Kavčič

Let’s discover what’s behind a chef’s life!

As usual things happen by chance. Those of you that follow my Instagram and Facebook stories will know that I’ve been preparing my team’s Christmas lunch. Yes, that’s right, I’m not getting ready for Christmas 2019, we’re going to be celebrating last year’s Christmas! A particular choice, but not original after all, because diplomats always…

Millstätter See: bivouacs, dinners, excursions and high-class boat trips!

Here are all the romantic programs to experience in Carinthia

By now I’m getting more and more interested in nearby Austria. And to think that until some time ago I knew almost nothing about this land! In the last ten years I have discovered instead that in this country there are not only mountains and folk clothes but there is much more 🙂 Now, not…

Romantik Seehotel Jägerwirt, a dream hotel … Ideal for families too!

In the mountains of Styria. A true pearl of hospitality

For years I have been visiting these enchanting places (and if you follow me assiduously you should know that very well). Where do I take you today? We are on the Turracher Höhe plateau, nestled in the Nock Mountains, at 1,763 meters, overlooking a lake that is half located in Carinthia and half in Styria.…

KOHL – pure mountain pleasure

HISTORY OF APPLES, JUICES AND PASSION

Today I will share with you a story of passion, innovation and quality. Come with me to South Tyrol, to be precise to “Auna di Sotto sul Renon”, a tiny village of 270 inhabitants near Bolzano. Here, in a farm dating back to the early 1900s, the Kohl family lives. Initially the work of the…

Lana: Relax and excellent cuisine in Alto Adige

Three days among the apple groves to discover Lana (BZ)

Today I’m going a little further from my usual routes…you know how much I like to explore and tell you about new and unusual places. If yesterday you had asked which is the common in Italy which produces the largest number of apples I would have said Merano, but I actually discovered it’s Lana, which…