Belgrade, the NY of the Balkans 2/2

History, museums, designers and clubs… the city that never sleeps!

Are you ready for the second part of the article about my fantastic trip to Belgrade? Here’s the link to the first part in case you missed it! WHERE TO EAT You can eat almost anything at any time of the day here, the cheapest option is a take away pizza for just 2 Euros!…

Wrocław/Breslavia: 10 things to see

Here’s what I discovered for you : the city

Here I am my friends, this is the second part of the article about my trip to Poland and today I’ll tell you a little more about Wroclaw and its wonders (here’s the link if you missed the first part). THE CITY I’m sure you’ll also be fascinated by Wroclaw’s beautiful buildings and you’ll spend…

Slavonia, 10 things not to miss

Discovering the unexplored Croatia between Hungary and Serbia

This time I visited a little place that’s not so well known, because if I ask you “what do you know about Croatia?” I’m sure you’ll answer “the sea, Zagreb, Split” and maybe something extra. Some time ago the Croatian national tourism institute Croazia Full of Life asked me where I’d like to go for…

Grad Otočec, sleeping in a fairy tale

Discovering a Relais & Chtâeaux hotel in Slovenia

I’m in Slovenia, about an hour and a half from Trieste, in a perfectly positioned location because it’s just an hour from Lubljana and an hour from Zagabria. First of all I have to say that here, at Grad Otočec, the food is incredible (link article), but that’s not all; it’s a lovely place to…

Grad Otočec, a dreamlike restaurant

I step into a castle to try some incredible delicacies

I’ve just returned from a truly incredible trip to Slovenia: The sixteenth century castle of Otočec  built on a little island in the middle of the river Krka. I’m just going to tell you about its incredible restaurant 🙂 The building also has a magnificent five star hotel of the Relais & Châteaux chain (there…

Pri Lojzetu, also called Zemono with Tomaž Kavčič

In Vipava to try a menu with autumn flavours

It was 2017 when I first told you about this restaurant in the Valley of Vipava. The article I wrote about it earned the highest number of views I’ve ever received! Today I went back to meet Tomaž and Flavia because… you can’t delay a dinner invitation for too long, right? Over the past years…

Vatta Cafè, a change in the kitchen with Peter Patajac

Semptember is bringing a few surprised… let’s discover them together!

You have to read until the end because there’s a surprise 😉 I’m sure you don’t need to be introduced to café Vatta, right? In Trieste it’s very well known and I’m sure anyone from Trieste has been there at least once. About a year ago I had told you about the incredible breakfasts they…

A private chat with Lidia Bastianich

Small talk with a truly successful woman at Orsone

Abroad she is an icon of well-known cooking shows. A successful woman with a complicated background, Lidia Bastianich, in life Lidia Matticchio, feels at home at Orsone, a restaurant in Cividale del Friuli surrounded by the family property (I had told you about it some time ago https://www.missclaire.it/foodbeverage-eng/orsone-lidia-e-joe-bastianichs-italian-american-home/ ) This is where we met for…

Villa Mirasasso: location for weddings, corporate and private events

In Sežana there is always something new!

“Return to Sežana. Not to the future”, if anything to the past .. because you should remember that I have already told you about this magnificent place, the wonderful Villa Mirasasso and its history, the events held here and the fabulous greenhouse with botanical garden :-. The perfect location for a wedding, really! So “I…

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…