Mytilus, a sea-view restaurant in Trieste

Excellent seafood and breathtaking sunsets only thirty steps away from Slovenia

Last stop, all aboard! Oh yes, I do believe that Mytilus can claim the record of “the first restaurant in Italy coming from Slovenia.” We are in Muggia, precisely in the Lazzaretto area, and by walking only thirty more steps you will leave Italy behind. This little place opened a few months ago when Matteo…

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…

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…

Bloom Specialty Coffee: in Trieste and unique in Europe!

A long tradition that grows and develops

The more attentive among you already know this: I told you about this reality in February 2017. I know that not everybody has a great memory, so here is the link to that article. On that occasion I introduced you to the Bloom Coffee School, an academy dedicated to coffee, which was born as a…

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…

At Bris’, having a fish menu sitting on the sea

I’m in Portopiccolo to taste wonderful food and…

I have to admit that I’ve heard all sorts of things about Portopiccolo since its opening. Chatting with many people from Trieste, I’ve discovered that they’d preferred to leave the area as it was, but let’s be clear: many did, but not all of them. Italian, Slovenian and Croatian tourists are always impressed by the…

Illy: the 10 most common questions about coffee

Does coffee have to be tasted with sugar? What’s a blend? Let’s find out!

Some of you know this story, some of you don’t. When one talks about coffee, it pricks my ears and I’m always ready to decisively take on this subject, like if I was asked about a book that I’ve read a million times page after page, a book that I know by heart. This is…

Architecture itinerary in Trieste: discovering Liberty style as you walk around the city

Some more or less well-known places to see as you walk around the city

As you walk around Trieste you don’t always notice how many Liberty style buildings there are. Often it’s easier to notice the imposing neoclassic or eclectic style which tower over the streets and which are very common in Trieste. Liberty architecture in Trieste (known as Art Nouveau in English) was mostly used on residential buildings…

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