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Archive for 2011

Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover: Gastronomia Andreani

Enter this tiny, unassuming storefront and fall like Alice into a food wonderland.

Selling My Soul to the Devil: Osteria di Pinocchio

The score: Leave your smug hipster attitude at the door. Right next to the table with the complimentary funny hats.

Rebecca as Guest rather than Hostess: Podcasting about Italy

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!

Rebecca as Guest rather than Hostess: Five Fabulous Hikes in Umbria

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.

Rebecca as Guest rather than Hostess: A “Velvet Escape” Hike in Umbria

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.

Rebecca as Guest rather than Hostess: Tweeting about Umbria

It was frenetic but fun to tweet about Italy on Dream of Italy’s #italychat on Twitter a few weeks ago.

Spring in Umbria: What to Wear, What to Do, What to Eat

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.

Spring Festivals in Umbria: The Best of March, April and May Celebrations

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.

Rebecca as Guest rather than Hostess: Spas in Umbria

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!

Rebecca as Guest rather than Hostess: Roman Assisi

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.

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Via Costa di Trex, 31 | 06081 Assisi (PG) | Italy

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