Enoteca Sgonico, the best selection of raw fish ever!

Just a few ingredients, incredible and simple recipes

Maybe not everyone knows… This is how I’d start the article because I didn’t know that just a few kilometres from home there was this little place which serves raw fish! I discovered it a few weeks ago when I went there for dinner with some friends; they were surprised (I’d say almost shocked) when…

A tour of the Karst, surrounded by history, nature and breath-taking views 2/2

From the Cocusso mountain to the Karst House, here are a few ideas for an alternative day!

Another day, another tour! As promised here is the second and last part of the article I wrote with the intent of giving you a little taste of  a few Karst itineraries. If you missed the first part, here’s the link: http://www.missclaire.it/travel-eng/a-tour-of-the-karst-surrounded-by-history-nature-and-breath-taking-views-12/ And one last thing. I won’t talk about the classic tourist attractions like the…

A tour of the Karst, surrounded by history, nature and breath-taking views 1/2

From the path of the Sage to Val Rosandra, here are a few ideas for an alternative day!

It was here that Rainer Maria Rilke, inspired by the cliffs between Duino and Sistiana, wrote his famous Elegie Duinesi. But we’re not here for a literature lesson, don’t worry. I’m just trying to take you to discover beautiful places that you might not know yet. Curious? What I intend to do today is describe…

Are we in Ireland or Slovenia?

The wonderful scenery and the relaxing thermal baths in this corner of Styria in Slovenia

It’s raining! The temperature has suddenly dropped and it seems like summer is mostly over. The weather forecasts for the weekend don’t promise anything good, but I’m not giving up…it’s the perfect weather for a trip to the thermal baths. This time I’ll head towards the region of Slovenian Styria, the Štajerska, and what impresses…

Le Saline suites, an exclusive and special place to stay

A small Middle European corner in the heart of Palazzo Panfili

In Trieste it’s not that hard to bump into a corner which has a Middle European feel to it; places where time seems to have been stalled. Have you ever noticed? Today I’m visiting one of these places, right next to Trieste’s main train station and close to the old Port. In via Carlo Ghega…

Bajta, a farm on the Karst, with hams, local wine and much more!

In Sales, in the middle of Trieste’s Karst, the perfect place to rediscover country life

I’ll try to summarize what you can find here, because it’s easy to be confusing. There are so many things to describe that a small manual could be written about all the things that the Skerlj family prepares in this magical place in the middle of Trieste’s Karst. I’ll start by introducing the main characters…

A tour of Trieste’s historical cafés

Let’s discover the city’s middle European heart!

Can a cup of coffee, a simple cup of coffee, have a story to tell? I think so. The story I want to share with you to today is a really good one. Trieste’s connection to its black gold has deep roots. The first coffee stores opened in the 18th century, with a Viennese style;…

Chips Avenue in Trieste: street food goes gourmet

From traditional food to particular burgers, always the best of quality and style!

Almost a year ago e new place opened here in town, offering real street food, with traditional flavours as well as a touch of gourmet style. This little glass cubicle is in Viale XX Settembre, and once used to be a newsstand. The restyling they did is extraordinary: a little glass cubicle that hides nothing…

23 ways to go to the beach in Trieste

A small guide of all the places to go to the beach surrounded by nature or exclusive resorts

Surrounded by the smell of sea… Summer is finally here and I had to welcome it in the best of ways. How? Simple! With an article that will take you off to discover the beaches and resorts around my city. Trieste has a very wide selection of places to choose from. Forget large endless beaches…

On Saturday the 8th of July, Eatly will open its new outdoor space, the “giardino del Vento”(the wind garden)

From breakfast to dinner, here are all the meals you can enjoy as you comfortably look out onto a sea view.

It’s been just over six months since Eataly opened in town, Oscar Farinetti’s wine and food colossus, and it has already amazed us with its great events; tastings, presentations, cooking competitions, show cooking and dinners with the most famous chefs. Every week there’s a little space for something interesting at the ex Magazzino Vini (the…