Tuscan Women Cook!

  “Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.” -Harriet van Horne   Situated just 30 minutes south of Siena among the rolling hills of Tuscany, you’ll find the 13th century village of Montefollonico, were two innovative American women have followed their hearts and are offering something unique in Read more about Tuscan Women Cook![…]

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Celebrate Love in Umbria

In the mood to celebrate love on St. Valentine’s Day? If you were at your fractional ownership villa in Monteleone d’Orvieto, you are about an hour from Terni, the home of Saint Valentine, where they celebrate a festival in his honor each year on February 14th. As the story goes, Valentine the former Bishop of Terni, Read more about Celebrate Love in Umbria[…]

Doors of Umbria

The Doors of Umbria In Monteleone d’Orvieto, we live next door to a palazzo with ‘una porta fabulosa’ – or a fabulous door, for those of you whose Italiano needs a brush up! As our neighbors exited the palazzo, I took a curious peek inside, viewing an open and elegant stairway leading up to 3 Read more about Doors of Umbria[…]

It all began in Todi, Italy

It all began in Todi, Italy this past December. My friend and I were shopping for a new fractional ownership property in Italy and coming up seriously short-handed. As we sat in a marvelous enoteka (a petite wine-tasting bar/bistro) in Todi, Umbria, the owner Christina joined us for a spell. Our talk turned to finding Read more about It all began in Todi, Italy[…]