Al Ferdinandeo: the eco-friendly BnB on Trieste’s hills

A small cottage lost in the hills of Trieste. Amongst nature’s perfumes and blue glances of the sea, let’s discover Al Ferdinandeo Bed and Breakfast through the tale of Marzia, the owner. Just 3 km away from the center of Trieste, amongst the hills battered by the famous wind Bora, there’s a small and welcoming […]

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On the trail of the Bora, in Trieste

The Bora is the first thing that pops out on your mind when you hear the word “Trieste”, isn’t it? Let me guess: you are planning a weekend in the windy city, you have already looked for the weather forecasts at least for a couple times and you are wondering how would it be. When does […]

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Christmas markets: from Bozen to Siena, find your Christmas shopping

It’s Winter time…. and that means that Christmas is almost upon us! And who’s not up for a tour of the irresistible Christmas markets? Here is a selection of the best, with something special and unique to add some sparkle to your Christmas shopping. Mercato in Campo di Siena: Christmas in Tuscany At Christmas time […]

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Do you believe in fairy tales?

The price kissed the princess and they lived happily ever after in an enchanted castle guarded by a spitfire dragon…well maybe this is not the correct follow up of the old fairy tales but “and they lived happily ever after” is the right one, isn’t it? We have been listening to this happy end so […]

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Lighthouse holiday according to Virginia Woolf style

Throw yourself back in time and imagine the solitary beauty of living in a lighthouse. Mix that with the comfort of a small inn and you have the ingredients for a memorable stay.  A word of caution, once you have experienced one lighthouse’s hospitality you will want to seek out more… it could be a […]

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Osmize, where local food is a tradition

Grow and eat locally is the new trend spreading worldwide.  Puff up with pride of our green and eco outlook? Take a look at some history. The reality is that this concept was embraced by Maria Therese of Austria over two hundred years ago, not out of good will or ecology but as a method […]

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Green Rails. Old railways and New greenways

It seems straight out of a fairy tale, really does exist. This green tunnel where they pass the train tracks, in Kleven (Ukraine), is so striking as to be called the “Tunnel of Love“. Even if I’m not so romantic, this gallery of trees is very impressive! The first Greenways are born in the United […]

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