The Writer's Mountain Hut

I created The Writer’s Mountain Hut to achieve, at least virtually, my dream of owning a cabin in the mountains. I still don’t know where I would place my virtual cabin, but I know what I would fill it with.

Lots of books, a fireplace, cats, good food, a record player and vinyl, some frivolous chat, and some discussion on life’s meaning drinking grappa.

Outside the window, there’s my beloved Friuli Venezia Giulia who, I’m sure, will make you fall in love too.

How to be happy? Here's my recipe:

The recipe for happiness that the world gives us is strange. It suggests that we SHOW Happiness rather than be happy. But if you ask me "How to be happy?" and "How to enjoy life?", I give the answers below.
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If you love wild and unspoiled nature you will love walking in Friuli Venezia Giulia. In the Hikes section, you will find many tips hiking in FVG (but not only).

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Looking for tips for the next book to read? The Books section is my virtual library. Take a look and find books for all tastes. There is a section dedicated to Italian books.

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Here you will find many traditional recipes from Friuli Venezia Giulia but also dishes that will make you feel like in a mountain hut. Where the fire is always on.


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Snowshoeing in Val Bartolo

Val Bartolo (Friuli-Venezia Giulia) is a long and narrow valley enclosed between Italy and Austria. Val Bartolo is perfect to snowshoe in winter. Visit the Valley in the summer for a stroller-proof trek.

Hiking to Malga Coot

Malga Coot is a farmhouse located on a natural balcony in Val Resia (Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy). It can be reached with a simple walk also suitable for children.

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