La Dogana – your perfect Italian wedding venue!

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!”

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”

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.