Gorizia in the north-east of Italy blends its Italian, Austrian and Slovenian heritage. A guide to the best places to eat in Gorizia.
With amazing food, stunning scenery, friendly people, a lyrical language and awe-inspiring architecture, what is there not to love about Italy? Wherever you go, there seem to be an Italian castle, palazzo or magnificent villa to wander around. Italy is full of castles, palazzos and fortresses. Sadly some have fallen into disrepair, while others have […]
I recently visited the Isle of Man which I discovered is the only whole nation to be a member of the UNESCO world network of Biosphere Reserves. This got me thinking about other lesser-known UNESCO sites in Europe that are off the beaten track. I reached out to some of my fellow bloggers and the […]
Bologna is one of my favourite Italian cities to visit. I have spent many days just wandering around the city absorbing all the sights, sounds and delicious smells. But sometimes, you need a change of scenery and, using Bologna as your base, there are so many delightful towns to visit as a day trip from […]
I must admit that when I think of Imola, I immediately think of Formula 1 motor-racing and the tragic death of Ayrton Senna. I recently visited discovered are many more things to do in Imola than motor-racing. Where is Imola? Imola is in the Emilia-Romagna region of Northern Italy and part of the Metropolitan City […]
Whether you are on a road trip through Italy or fancy a day out from Bologna or one of the other Italian cities, don’t miss out the beautiful city of Ravenna. Just a short train journey from the centre of Bologna through the beautiful countryside. Famous for its mosaics, Ravenna sits to the south-east of […]