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…

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…

Central Carinthia, 6 things to do in the spring season

A small guide with some new and fascinating itineraries

Dear friends, as you know I spent the Easter holidays in Carinthia and I was pleasantly surprised by their traditions and habits during this holiday LINK What I haven’t told you about yet are all the new things I discovered in this area J I decided to write a little guide with a just a…

A wonderful Easter in Carinthia

A trip through their holiday traditions

A while ago I had told you about a lovely Easter holiday I had spent in Carinthia; I was in Villacco that time and I was amazed to see how much people still appreciated this holiday. I was happy to return to Austria this year, especially to visit an area to the north-east of Klagenfurt,…

And the winner is “Zlatna penkala” … Chiara Marchi!

All about the Golden Pen prize I won at Zara

I’m not writing an article about my great accomplishments, but I do want to share how I felt last weekend when I received the Zlatna penkala (Golden Pen) prize from the Croatian national institute for Tourism, Croatia Full of Life. If you follow my posts I’m sure you already know mostly everything (I’ve bored you…

Meneghetti, luxury in Croatia

A Relais & Châteaux in Bale, surrounded by vineyards and olives trees

A name I’m sure you’ve already heard. I was a guest in this wonderful place in September 2015 (here’s the story about my stay). I’m sure you’re wondering why I returned… because some things have changed since last time! When I found out that Meneghetti had made some changes I immediately took the opportunity to…

Terme Krka where you’ll find wellness, sport and a balanced diet

Surrounded by nature to find your well being

I have to be honest: if they had offered me this vacation a couple of years ago, I’m not sure I would have accepted. I had always imagined that this type of holiday was strictly reserved for two types of people. Sport fanatics and whoever was addicted to pampering themselves and… retired people! But I…