Category Archives: Italy

Schiacciata alla Fiorentina – A Carnival Treat from Tuscany

Carnival is on the way and this year it happens right around San Valentine’s Day. Ash Wednesday is on the 14th of February, how do you celebrate these two days on the same day? For people who like to party … Continue reading

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An Afternoon in Vist in the Marine Resort of Gargano National Park

When we were last summer in the Gargano National Park we visited the little town Vieste, Vist in the Apulian dialect. The beauty is a jewel in the North of Apulia and is known for the clean blue waters. In … Continue reading

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Exploring the Trauttmansdorff Castle Gardens in Merano

The huge botanical garden of Castle Trauttmansdorff right outside the city center of Meran/South Tyrol are a must-see. They offer a rich vegetation, a great museum about the history of the tourism in the Alpine region and a perfect getaway … Continue reading

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A Glimpse into the South Tyrol Tourism History

When we were in Meran/South Tyrol, we spent a lot of time at the Castle Trauttmansdorff, a botanical garden right outside the city center. In the castle, where once Elisabeth of Bavaria, the famous empress of Austria, stayed for an … Continue reading

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In the Heat of Mount Vesuvio at Ancient Pompeii

Pompeii – that is a magic name for me since my childhood. When I was around 8 years I read a book about this ancient place, narrated by a man that lived there the last days and died in the … Continue reading

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