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!”
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!”
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…”
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.
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.
Buying a home in Italy can be scary and exciting and finding out the house really exists is a definite win!
It’s now 17 months since I was last in the place I call ‘home’ – the safe and quiet haven of Umbria – better known as the ‘Green Heart of Italy’. It’s the beating heart of the country, untouched, unspoilt and thanks to its status as the only landlocked region of Italy, still relatively unfoundContinue reading “Counting Down the Days…”
Plans are underway for a new life in Umbria as I start planning the renovation of my new home and office in Gioella, near Castiglione del Lago.