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Italy Roundtable: Panzanella

We turn up the heat for this month’s Italy Blogging Roundtable and talk about August in Italy.

The Most Beautiful Villages of Umbria: Arrone

I dare you not to be charmed by Arrone. And I know you. You are going to take the dare.

Cin cin: The Best Places to Have Drink in Umbria

This crack reporter infiltrates the cocktail underworld to make sure you get your Mojito with a view!

Postcards from Umbria: San Pietro in Valle

Postcards from Umbria: A quick take on the abbey of San Pietro in Valle

Umbria’s Dragons

Umbria harbored deadly fire-breathing reptiles centuries ago. Now there’s just my mother-in-law.

This Green Heart Has a Catchy Beat: Music Festivals in Umbria

Umbria hosts over 20 music festivals each year, an astonishing number given this region’s tiny size and population (Ikea hasn’t even deemed it worthy of a a store yet), but even more surprising is the world-class quality of the music scene.

Il Mercato delle Gaite: There’s nothing Ye Olde about it!

I have to fess up and admit that it took me years to finally work up the courage to check out what turned out to be one of my favorite festivals in Umbria.

The Most Beautiful Villages of Umbria: Bevagna

Bevagna is a bashful débutante, and you’re about to take her to the ball.

A Moral Lesson: Sometimes the Tourists Do, Surprisingly, Know Best—L’Alchimista Wine & Co. Enoteca

The score: They don’t serve crow, but I sure found myself eating it.

The Power of Face Time: Ristorante Apollinare

It takes a really good restaurant to get me to write a restaurant review again. And here’s a really good restaurant (with a couple of runner ups…)

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