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…

Brda, relaxing at Gredič’s with a good Medot wine.

The Slovenian Collio always gives you strong emotions.

I love to check out new places close to Trieste where you can spend a nice weekend while relaxing and, why not, enjoying good food, and those who know me can attest that. This time, I am in Brda, the Slovenian Colllio, a fascinating place overlooked by gentle hills and vine rows; here, among wineries…

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…

A family holiday in Styria

A destination for every age

If you follow me on Instagram and Facebook, I’m sure you haven’t missed my last adventures in Styria. I’ve been there loads of times, and here you’ll find the links to some of the articles I wrote about this location: Styria, an Austrian Tuscany Buschenschank: Osmize in Styria! Seven things to do in Bad Radkersburg…

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…

Špacapanova hiša, Komen’s restaurant in Slovenia

Tradition, territory and fabulous flavors

We’re just 20 minutes from Trieste and I suggest you reach this restaurant from the Monrupino border; from here we can start our trip to discover Slovenia’s flavors. Once you cross into Slovenia you’ll be surrounded by green countryside and along the road you’ll cross many little towns like Duttogliano. There’re loads of respect for…

Novi Sad. The little Austria in the Balkans

Here’s what you should see surrounded by the beautiful blue Danube!

Once I left the lovely city of Belgrade (LINK), I took about an hour’s drive to the second largest city in Serbia, the capital of the Voivodina region, which has almost 400 thousand residents. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Novi Sad! An undiscovered location until lately, it’s starting to flourish thanks to a nomination it…

5 things to do in Belgrade

I’m back in Serbia to discover Orthodox Easter and much more!

If you’ve been following me for a while you’ll know I completely fell in love with Serbia, a lovely country with great food, hospitality and a great spirit! Last time I went there at the end of December, for the Christmas season. While I was there everyone told me it would be lovely to return…

The flavors of the Valley of Vipava 2019

Sunday 12th and Monday 13th of May at Zemono for a delicious festival!

There’s a wonderful place I’ve already told you about many times. A place that in the spring time is covered in thousands of colors: the Vipava Valley, Vipavska which means dolina in Slovenian, is an area that spreads from the Gorizia plane to the Resderta hills, in Slovenia. Right here, among vineyards and blossoming cherry…

The restaurant La Casa Gialla in Pordenone gets a new look

An elegant environment for eating some traditional food

We’re in Prata di Pordenone, one of the last commons of Friuli Venezia Giulia before the Region of Veneto. Right here, surrounded by green countryside, is where we find the Casa Gialla (Yellow House), a fabulous restaurant opened by the Furlan family in 1993. The family manages the restaurant until 2010 when they decide to…