You might recall from this post that Matteo’s dad has been restoring his house. One of the things that Matteo helped him do in the long process was restoring and updating both the gates, one for pedestrians and one for cars, that lead to his yard and entrance. Continue reading
Cividale is a tiny town, not far from my home city Udine. Despite its small dimensions and tranquility, it a little jewel that offers to the visitors the beauty of its history. From the Romans, to the Longobards, the Carolingians, the Republic of Venice, to the Austrian Empire, Cividale has been an important political and commercial centre for the region Friuli Venezia-Giulia throughout the ages and its past kings and sirs have left some amazing traces of their lives.
Thus it is surely worth a half-day visit. Continue reading
Galicia is a beauty. We visited Matteo’s aunt, who has been living there for many years, for a long weekend. The region, to the north-west of Spain, washed by the Cantabric Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, is the final stop of the Camino de Santiago, the famous pilgrimage route that extends from different countries of Europe on to Santiago de Compostela and Finisterre. In any case, whether you’re a pilgrim, a tourist or a resident, Galicia won’t disappoint you: it has incredibly fertile vegetation, amazing beaches, delicious food and cute towns and cities. Continue reading
We don’t know whether to include this post in our ‘vintage finds’ section or consider it another diy furniture makeover project.
We found a 50’s bedside cabinet at a secondhand store and we updated it. Continue reading