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Rebecca as Guest rather than Hostess: Growing up Bilingual in Italian and English

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.

Seven Perfect Days: A One Week Itinerary for Umbria

A week long suggested itinerary for visiting Umbria which throws in the crème della crème of the region: art and history, towns and parks, food and drink, people and shopping.

The Best Travel Planning Resources for Umbria

Planning a trip to Umbria using solely a printed guide is so 1997. Here are some tips for the best resources to bring you up to date for Umbria trip planning.

Rebecca as Guest rather than Hostess: Finding Your Way in Umbria

A nuts-n-bolts “how to” article for planning a trip in Umbria.

Crybaby: The Expat Tantrum

I’m going to step away from the sunny schtick for just a second and talk honestly about the dark side of expat life.

Us vs. The Big Boys: Wine Making in Umbria

There is how the Big Boys do it, and there is how we do it. Wine, that is.

Rebecca as Guest rather than Hostess: Contemporary Art in Umbria

Certain topics seem inherently polarizing. Country-western music, for example. Home schooling. Mayonnaise on french fries. And, of course, contemporary art.

Buried Treasure: Truffle Hunting in Umbria

Happy dogs. Autumn woods. Amazing food. What could go wrong?

The Most Beautiful Villages of Umbria: Citerna

Much like an aging footballer’s wife, Citerna is “having some work done.” But she’ll be hot come 2011.

Rebecca as Guest rather than Hostess: An Interview about Costa di Trex

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.

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