TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Lombardia Monfalcone
Travel Blogs from Monfalcone
... tourists aren’t so thick on the ground and restaurants cater more to
locals. In those places I had some very good regional cuisine. I ate two
restaurant meals in Trieste and both of them were delicious. Italians know how
to do pizza, pasta, and other Italian food well. Much of the pizza and pasta I
had in the Balkans, especially Croatia, was quite poor, but in Italy they know
how to serve their pasta al dente and their pizza thin and crisp.
... relatives of my mom. It is not the kind of a tour I’d chose nowadays but was very
memorable and enjoyable.
En route from Vienna to Venice that tour spent close to a
day in what was then still Yugoslavia. Tito had died five years earlier and the
winter Olympics in Sarajevo took place about a year and a half before. Who “wouldda
thunk” then that the country would break apart a six years ahead or that the
entire “Iron ...
... largely Italian culturally but part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the end of WWI, then part of Italy through WWII, and then part of Yugoslavia until its breakup in the early 1990s. Most of the Italian population left the region after WWII, but from the sound of things the Austrians and Italians have all returned as tourists. And I can see why. Of all the coastal Istrian towns I saw I found Piran to be the ...
... see that they have never worked! I'm personally very glad to see the guy that proposed building a wall between the USA and Canada is no longer in the race! We always knew that there was no substance to this candidate, but the rest of the country had to learn that. I think if we reach out to our neighbors and get to know them as fellow human beings, we will not need to build any ...
... was enjoyable to see their operation and how well they are taken care of. We spent about three hours with the horses in their barns and watching them graze in their pastures. We then departed to see the Predjama Castle which was built in the mouth of a cave in the 1500's. There is an interesting story about Erasmus, who was a Robin Hood type character who occupied castle and then was killed there. You can look it up and read about how the soldiers got him after a one year ...