Enter this tiny, unassuming storefront and fall like Alice into a food wonderland.
Archive for 2011
The score: Leave your smug hipster attitude at the door. Right next to the table with the complimentary funny hats.
She blogs. She tweets. She hosts. But can she speak? Yep, and you can hear an interview about alternative diets (primarily vegetarian and gluten-free) in Italy on this week’s Eye on Italy podcast!
If you are an avid walker and keen on exploring the rolling Umbrian countryside on foot, take a look at my guest post on Bootsnall for five of the area’s most breathtaking trails.
What a pleasure to be able to share this stunning hike through one of the most spectacular areas in Umbria as my Velvet Escape Travel Tip this month.
It was frenetic but fun to tweet about Italy on Dream of Italy’s #italychat on Twitter a few weeks ago.
If in the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love, in the dog days of icy February he is most likely thinking about his next vacation. Preferibly to warmer climes. If the drifting snow and slate-colored skies have got you dreaming of your next trip to central Italy, here’s a quick overview of what you can expect in springtime in Umbria.
One of the biggest selling points to visiting Umbria in spring is the plethora of wonderful traditional local festivals, during which the region awakens from its long winter hibernation and welcomes spring with open arms.
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!
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.