FVG STAYCATIONS

Wow, no one really knows how this summer is going to pan out. Theoretically “the worst is over” but then there are concerns of a “second wave”. Right now we are living in this world of contrasts wondering if plans made long ago should still be fulfilled. Many of us hoping to see family overseas…

HOTEL DE LA VILLE

Going to catch the number 9 bus on Viale Mazzini, one passes a building with the inscription Hotel de la Ville. Just the name transports me; I immediately envision corsetted women with elegant bustles and bootlets, with dizzying amounts of laces walking with their moustached gentlemen in top hats and carrying walking canes. It’s hard…

HOTEL VICTORIA

  Centrally located, the Hotel Victoria is the “literary” hotel of Trieste. It once served as home to the Irish writer James Joyce, and it has maintained the refined atmosphere of the Literary Cafes that dot the city. The Victoria features a wide range of services and facilities, and boasts a salvaged library that is interspersed throughout the guest…