Garden Village in Bled : have you ever slept in a tree house?

A children’s dream (and not only) that come true

I’d been looking for a particular hotel for some time and finally I found one that suited my childish dreams: a wooden tree house! The Garden Village in Bled, a famous tourist town in Slovenia – characterized by a small emerald color lake surrounded by snowy mountains – opened little more than a year ago.…

Ljubljana: street food and great views (3/3)

Pivo & Burger Fest, an event organized in the market square

Every year in Ljubljana they host the Pivo & Burger Fest, a festival where all Slovenian producers  offer their home-made beer with wonderful burgers from the best restaurants in the area. Each of them has their own secret ingredient, some use truffle, some use special cheeses and others great bacon and there’s some who also…

L’Antiq Palace Hotel a Ljubljana

Un’antica residenza nobile ristrutturata in chiave chic

Ero alla ricerca di un hotel, a Ljubljana, un luogo caratteristico dove soggiornare per un weekend con la famiglia. Ho scelto l’Antiq Palace Hotel 4 stelle, in pieno centro a due passi dal fiume Ljubljanica che attraversa la capitale slovena. Ubicato in un magnifico palazzo, un’ex residenza nobile del XVI secolo, l’hotel ha 18 stanze…

Ljubljana’s Antiq Palace Hotel

An old noble residence renovated in a kitsch style

I was looking for a hotel in Ljubljana, a nice place where I could spend a weekend with my family. I chose the Antiq Palace 4 star Hotel, right in the city center, just a few steps away from the Ljubljanica river that runs through the Slovenian capital. Set in a magnificent building that was…

Romanticamente Croazia: il Kanova al Kempinski

Un ristorante immerso in una location mozzafiato per una cena da non dimenticare

L’estate ormai è agli sgoccioli. Ma io mi aggrappo con le unghie agli ultimi giorni di sole e bel tempo e decido di trascorrerli in Croazia. Prendo al volo l’occasione di un’offerta di un pacchetto completo e scappo in una località già esplorata e conosciuta, il Kempinski Hotel Adriatic, in Istria . Questa volta voglio…

Un weekend di coccole

Prendere e partire, a due passi da casa

Spesso identifichiamo la vacanza con un luogo lontano, un posto da raggiungere in aereo, in nave o che, comunque, richieda diverse ore di viaggio per essere raggiunto. Per fortuna altre volte ci accorgiamo che la soluzione meno stressante e più economica è a pochi passi da casa. Io l’ho trovata al Kempinski Hotel Adriatic a…

Punta San Vigilio

A Paradise on Lake Garda

During one of my work trips last year, I discovered Punta San Vigilio, a small “borgo” (a name for a small village), built at the end of the 1400, famous for a special historical tavern. Since the 1500 this place has hosted – and still hosts – well-known people: Napoleon Bonaparte, the Tsar Alexander, Price…

L’Albero Nascosto

Discovering Trieste: sweet dreams in an 18th century building

A beautifully renovated building from the end of the 1700, in the heart of the city center, hides away a cute little hotel with 10 rooms and few small apartment. The owner, Aldo, is an art collector and he invested his love for vintage objects into his hotel, decorating it as if it was his…

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