TEATRO VERDI

  The Teatro Giuseppe Verdi of Trieste is a beautiful pink and white confection just next to Piazza Unita’ often referred to as the “Salotto di Trieste”, (The Drawing Room of Trieste). It is home to the Symphony, Ballet and Opera in Trieste. Under the guidance of Stefano Pace, it’s superintendent, the Verdi has just…

ANTICO CAFFE’ SAN MARCO

Antico Caffe’ San Marco is one of the most iconic historic cafes in the heart of Trieste and must not be missed.  Established in 1914, it soon became the intellectual hub of the city. Writers, artists, musicians, students and activists  (the “Irredentisti”) all met here to read the daily paper, study, write, discuss and debate the…

SPRINGTIME IN TRIESTE

Trieste welcomes Spring with many outdoor events. There are many to choose from covering everything from sports to literary events. But the ones that really mark the thaw of the city from Winter’s grip are among my favorites : Trieste in Fiore, Castelli Aperti and Horti Tergestini. Trieste in Fiore is the annual garden and flower…

SERRA HUB

Serra Hub is the brainchild of 5 accomplished young men who have come together to create a “hub” where their individual creative exploits and joint mission find an outlet. They strive to provide an “incubator space” where creative types can share their talents. Everything from sustainable local cuisine, recycling or “upcycling” of used and discarded…

MIMÌ E COCOTTE

Don’t let the cute name fool you! Mimì e Cocotte is the brainchild of Giovanna Abbondanza, dynamic restauranteur from Bologna who came to Trieste to hear Pearl Jam in concert and never left. She has brought new ideas to the Trieste scene, her restaurant hosts a mobile library, has a loyalty program, works with sustatainable products and…

RADIO KALIKA

Radio Kalika is to electronics what the Spice Bazaar in Istanbul is to cooking. This shop carries over 20,000 items in-house and ready to sell or ship. If you are looking for anything to convert your foreign electronics to the Italian standard (or vice versa) or if you need specialty parts, Radio Kalika should be your…