Wonderful Grado: here’s what to do

The island of the sun shines in Friuli Venezia Giulia

…find a comfy seat, grab a pack of popcorn and read this article that, I’m warning you, won’t be very short. But to tell you what I’ve done in Grado at best, I have to start from the beginning. During the wonderful 1980s, I still was a child, and this was the usual place we…

La Subida: romanticism in Friuli-Venezia-Giulia

A pleasing return to discover many news

Those of you who paid more attention during the lockdown should remember that I made a promise: “the first trip after the quarantine will be to La Subida! ”. And could I ever break that promise? Of course not! So here I am, two weeks after the reopening of my paradise in Friuli-Venezia-Giulia: I travelled…

Marina Ristorante in Novigrad: amazing fish.

Marina Gaši’s dishes will move your soul…believe me!

I went back to Marina Restaurant with a camera in one hand a notepad in the other, because I don’t want to let anything slip my mind and forget to tell you a single thing! Marina Gaši and Davor Buršić are a couple at work and in real life; she’s the chef in this magical…

Istria: I’m in Coronica’s winery eating a meal by Konoba Morgan

It’s a 360-degree, enogastronomic experience!

Yes, you’re not mistaken, I’ve already eaten at Konoba Morgan and I’ve already told you about it (if you missed that article, here it is ) but this is an opportunity that I can’t miss out on! Ana Morgan’s professional hands prepared a catering that was served in a location new and electrifying to me:…

Dubrovnik: the gastronomic tour

Here is where to go!

Here we are! After having told you about Dubrovnik’s history and having shown you its beauties (here the link to the previous article), the moment has come to think about the real stuff: FOOD. Are you ready? It’s a long road, I’m telling you. Swing by Stara Loza,a fantastic restaurant where you can also sit…

Have a wonderful lunch at Konoba Morgan.

I’m in Brtonigla to discover wonderful game dishes.

Vineyards, olive trees and the blue sea in the distance. Today I’ll take you with me to Brtonigla, to try a really inviting place in this charming corner of Istria. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome at Konoba Morgan! However unpleasant may the weather be in this season, here you can be lucky and have a wonderful…

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…

A trip to Styria part 2

Discovering the food, thermal baths and flowers of this wonderful land

I’m back after a short break J If you missed the first part of my trip to Styria, here’s the link. The next part of the trip to this Austrian region will be about its landscape and its lovely hills. Hills which welcome lots of farmland, with sunflowers, pumpkins, fruit trees, vegetables and, obviously, the…

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