Umbria is known for nurturing the spirit, but with a number of fabulous, luxury spas opening their doors recently, now this region takes care of nurturing the flesh, as well!
Archive for the ‘Rebecca’s Guest Posts Elsewhere’ Category
So much is said about the iconic Basilica of Saint Francis in Assisi that it’s easy to overlook her other fascinating monuments. Take a look here for an overview of the excellent Roman sites now open to the public in Assisi.
If there is one thing Umbrians do well, it’s eat locally and seasonally. Here is a brief look at what you can expect to find on your plate during each of the four seasons in Umbria.
Writing these two articles got me whistling those carols! Take a look here to see how the Umbrians do it–celebrate Christmas, that is!
I loved Dianne Hales’ book “La Bella Lingua: My Love Affair with Italian, the World’s Most Enchanting Language” and was so honored when she asked me to contribute a blog post about my experience raising my children bilingually in Italy.
A nuts-n-bolts “how to” article for planning a trip in Umbria.
Certain topics seem inherently polarizing. Country-western music, for example. Home schooling. Mayonnaise on french fries. And, of course, contemporary art.
Don’t get sidetracked by the swingers’-club-sounding name…the Umbria Lovers are two locals who love sharing travel tips, and I was happy to talk to them about my home: lovely Costa di Trex.
An article all about chocolate in Umbria. The research was harrowing, of course. I do it so you don’t have to.
It may not seem like it, but sometimes even I leave beautiful Umbria. This week in the wonderful Dream of Italy Newsletter I talk about my favorite spot in Rome.