Our 2010 Season In Umbria

It is difficult to believe that next month we will celebrate the two year anniversary of owning our two Umbrian farmhouses! It is really shocking how quickly time flies,...

Eurochocolate

If you are a chocoholic, then Umbria is the place to be each year in October when the region hosts Eurochocolate, an annual chocolate festival that takes place in...

A Week in Puglia 2010

When you are living your dream in the Umbrian countryside, it is easy to get caught up in the chores of daily life such as gardening, cleaning and overseeing...

To The Sea!

For those of you who may have noticed I have not been posting as much recently, I decided to take a break from my blog while my family was...

For Steak Lovers Only

In the little town of Panzano which can be found in the Chianti region of Tuscany is the Antica Macelleria Cecchini, home of Dario Cecchini. Dario is a third generation...

Umbrian Market Tour

One of our favorite things to do each week here in Umbria is to visit the local outdoor markets. You can easily visit a market each day if you...

Porchettiamo

One of the activities we enjoy most when we are living in Umbria is to visit the many festivals and outdoor markets that are celebrated each weekend across the...