Natisone valleys, going over the Slovenian border

Two days and five stops at just over an hour from Trieste

Yes, you read that right. Only an hour and fifteen minutes from Trieste, although the word “valleys” brings the mind to much more distant destinations. And yet… In an Instagram direct, I asked you what different content you’d like to find on my blog: the answer was a resounding “short 2 days itineraries close to…

Beach Bistrot, in Muggia for a dinner overlooking the sea

A simple and affordable menu: let’s discover it together!

Yeah, you’d like that, wouldn’t you. And yet… we’re in Muggia, more precisely in the area that was spruced up a year ago: a promenade that houses the Boa Beach. It consists of three small, well-equipped bars which are dedicated, respectively, to families – they serve ice cream, soft drinks and sandwiches – to the…

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…

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…

Loft in Trieste

They grill their way into a new industrial look and Berlin air

At the end of the road that coasts the seaside, in a dead-end street – more precisely in via Economo 12 – rises Loft, a very nice place, on two floors and with an industrial appearance, that has changed many times throughout the years. When I was young (a bunch of years ago, obviously!) this…

“C” for Collio

Not just wineries: there’s also charm and good food

To those of you who don’t know this area I have say: BAD, BAD PEOPLE. It’s nonetheless true that everybody deserves a second chance, which is why you have time to catch up. How? Well, you can read all the way through this article! The Collio (“Cuei” in the local language and “Brda” in Slovenian)…

What to do in Maniago?

Choose among crafts, gastronomic excellence, and nature

What if I told you that in my 42 years of age, I’d never visited Maniago? You wouldn’t believe me, right? Well, it’s true, I’d never been here! But it’s easily fixed: I happily accepted the invitation I got from the Maniago Municipaity to come here and have a look… SMITHS AND CUTLERY Maniago, the…

New opening in Trieste, Doppio Malto is here!

Artisanal beer, grilled meat and delicious burgers.

If you’ve followed me for a while, you most certainly have noticed that my advice always takes you to unique places: I’m always looking for a special gem! Nevertheless I’ve been told that I don’t take into account those who have a family with children…well, I’ve thought about It and I’ve decided to make everybody…

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