Urban Travel Blog

Author: Gaia Zol

An Italian reporter who lives in the United States, Gaia has ditched the rain of Venice for the ice of Chicago. She is both a traveler and wannabe ballet dancer. As with every typical Italian, Gaia loves pasta (especially carbonara) and complains about everything...

trieste short breaks

A city of castles and cliffs (and coffee!), forged by a mix of Roman, Venetian and central European powers, Trieste is Italy’s cosmopolitan outpost in the east. Gaia Zol is our insider guide. Trieste’s charm is in the city’s countless guises. It stands as the last Italian rampart in the…