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Hotels in Umbria: InnCasa in Orvieto

21 April, 2020
This charming hotel in Umbria is called InnCasa and is in San Giorgio, Orvieto, province of Terni. The hotel is a kind of complex with five rooms, six suites, a cottage and a gate lodge. It offers some of the…

Eurochocolate 2008: Ceramica & Cioccolato at Deruta, Umbria

20 April, 2020
While the Eurochocolate festival has commenced, with Perugia as the protagonist of the chocolate festival, other towns in Umbria are celebrating the event with their own programs. Umbria is famous for its ceramics, and at Deruta you will find the…

Touring Umbria: the Cascate delle Marmore on a donkey

12 April, 2020
Asinergie Marmore, a new destination and tourism initiative in Umbria is commencing, with the possibility of visiting the Cascate delle Marmore on a donkey.The initiative is supposed to be for children, who can enjoy a ride on a donkey while…

Luxury Perugia Hotels: Brufani Palace from Sina hotels

11 April, 2020
The Brufani Palace hotel was established in 1884 and almost immediately it became a great favourite with the rich and famous, including Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother and the Prince of Monaco. Located in the city centre, the hotel is…

Queen Rania of Jordan's shopping spree in Italy

11 April, 2020
Queen Rania and her husband King Abdullah II of Jordan have recently spotted in Lipari. After cruising through the famous Italian archipelago, the royal couple anchored their luxury yacht at the nearest harbour and went on a shopping spree!

Umbria winter jazz festival on show

7 April, 2020
The Umbria Jazz winter festival started yesterday and marks a few days of magic winter time in the region. Orvieto is hosting this year’s winter jazz festival, held until January 2nd, with two major events taking place. The first is…

Traditional Italian Christmas recipe from Umbria: walnut crunch

5 April, 2020
This yummy Italian Christmas recipe comes from Umbria and is a kind of walnut crunch called “le nociate”. Walnuts are frequently to be found in Italian cooking in various regions, including “nociate romane” from Rome and “copete ternane” from Terni,…

Introducing Miss Italia 2010: who is Francesca Testasecca

5 April, 2020
19-year-old Miss Umbria, Francesca Testasecca is Miss Italia 2010 and here we show you more pics of the current Miss Italy and her tattoos. Initally concerned that her tattoos would have scuppered her chances of winning, it seems they may…

Weekend breaks in Umbria: Nun spa hotel, Assisi

1 April, 2020
As you can easily infer from its name, the Nun hotel in Assisi was a 13th century convent which was converted into a poshy spa hotel a few years ago. There’s something magic about the place. All cells have been…

Dolce & Gabbana book Uomini, more pics

31 March, 2020
Last week we gave you an exclusive sneak peak, today we have a new batch of hot pics from the just published Dolce&Gabana book Uomini by talented photographer Mariano Vivanco. All the major models of the moment are in this…

Restaurants in Umbria: Alla Via di Mezzo at Torre del Colle

28 March, 2020
I have just fallen in love with Torre del Colle, a picturesque hamlet in the heart of Umbria. The place id idyllically situated, surrounded by rolling green hills and thousands of old olive trees which produce an amazing extra virgin…

Curtain rings down on Eurochocolate

22 March, 2020
We have talked at length about Eurochocolate 2008 (we are great fans!) but now that this delicious, scrumptious chocolate fair is about to close its doors, we want to give you the chance to enjoy a few photos of its…

2010 Eurochocolate starts: tasting chocolate in Perugia

14 March, 2020
The 2010 Eurochocolate event in Perugia opens today and runs to October 24th. Like last year, the first two days of the Italian chocolate event will be spent in Aquila, the town that suffered the huge earthquake a year and…
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