Nestled between Umbria and Tuscany, you’ll find the stunning wedding and retreat venue, La Dogana. La Dogana is a family run historical estate on the border of Tuscany and Umbria, set amongst 4,000 olive trees with stunning views of Lake Trasimeno. It is formed by the Lake house and two independent villas, the coach houseContinue reading “La Dogana – your perfect Italian wedding venue!”
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Favourite To-Read Italy Books
With Tabby back out in Italy and nearly 6 months since my visit (my first ever!), it’s giving me the ‘missing Italy’ feels! So what does a book lover do to experience things when they’re not there? – read all about it instead! Here’s my to-read list for books based in and around the Umbria/TuscanContinue reading “Favourite To-Read Italy Books”
Feed your mind!
Quick, easy, feeds your mind and super tasty: Panzanella; a Tuscan style tomato and bread salad. It’s no secret that I love all things Italian, all things food and all things easy, so a recipe that combines all three is a win for me! I love Panzanella as it’s super tasty, super simple and isContinue reading “Feed your mind!”
Your perfect Italian Summer…
As travel restrictions lift and the Summer draws close, people are starting to think about their forthcoming holiday plans. Obviously we’re all for encouraging people to experience the Italian ‘dolce vita’ and it really is a country that has a huge offering of styles of holiday. Here’s an idea of just some of types ofContinue reading “Your perfect Italian Summer…”
Italian Experience for the Mind – May 2022
Looking for some R&R in 2022? Looking for some time and space to focus on you, to leave you feeling calm, relaxed, stress free and emotionally fitter? Would you love to experience the surroundings, culture and climate of the Italian countryside surrounded by lakes and hills? Would you like to join like-minded souls for threeContinue reading “Italian Experience for the Mind – May 2022”
Take me back!
It’s now been well over a week since we were sat sunbathing on the side of the Thermal Baths in Italy…..oh how idyllic that sounds! What an amazing few days Tabby and I had, researching plenty of retreat and wedding locations, eating all the amazing Italian food and drinking great local wine. We also justContinue reading “Take me back!”
Keri in Italy!!
I can’t believe it – I’m actually writing this blog this from our Italy office!! What an adventure and we’ve only been here two days! The very lovely Tabby has taken me out to see and experience her Italian home (yes, I know, I’m a very lucky girl!) and to explore the beautiful Umbria &Continue reading “Keri in Italy!!”
The Umbrian Wine Experience
Wine tourism is becoming big in Umbria and a visit to a vineyard is one of our favourite things to experience as it encapsulates all the senses. Find out more in the blog about the Umbrian wine experience.
Is a boutique elopement wedding for you?
Sit back, relax, close your eyes and imagine yourself in one of these locations; ‘The sun beaming down on you, wiggling your toes in the warm lake water, listening to the waves lapping the shore close by’ ‘Wandering through a vineyard with an amazing aroma, surrounded by the warm sunshine. You’re about to sit downContinue reading “Is a boutique elopement wedding for you?”
From Peasant Roots to Rich Tastes
Italy is synonymous for its incredible food and drink. From the robust, hearty meals of the north through to the light and summery offerings of the south, there is a culinary sensation to delight each one of your senses.
Read the blog to find out more of what Umbria has to offer in the food department.