Mallnitz among skis, snowshoes, chalets and natural parks.

It’s a gracious, small haven in the Carinthian mountains

I want to keep telling you about the places I’ve recently visited in the mountains of Carinthia: if you’ve missed the first part of the tale, don’t worry…here’s the link for you! Here, in the heart of the High Tauern National Park, Mallnitz is the ideal destination for those who look for a direct contact…

Autumn in Alta Badia

Trekking, parties in lodges, paragliding and a lot of wellness

After exactly one year, I came back to Alta Badia, ready to live many new experiences! Here is the article I wrote about these places some time ago 🙂 This time I chose to stay in one of the apartments of Ciasa de Lenz in San Cassiano, more precisely in the Calendula, a place on…

La Perla in Corvara

Unforgettable kitchen, cozy atmosphere, SPA and walks on the Dolomites

And September has come again. I repeat it very often, maybe even too much, but I think this is one of the best months to dive into the nature of the Dolomites: at the end of summer the colors change, tourists aren’t as many as in August and it’s easier to spend some unforgettable days…

Skiing on mount Gerlitzen in Carinthia is just magnificent!

Let me tell you about a very special experience

Carinthia and eastern Tirol altogether count thirty-one winter sport resorts that benefit of their fortunate position on the south side of the Alps. This means that they have snow and sunny days. You can ski on tracks 800 kilometers long overall, and benefit from more than 300 modern ski lifts for which you’ll never have…

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…

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