My gift is everywhere.

There’s a movie I like very much and this is “How the Grinch Stole Christmas“. This movie, as you probably know, tells about the story of this funny creature the Grinch who, hating Christmas, intents […]

The food that “made us”. Chapter 1 : olive oil

“The people of the Mediterranean began to emerge from barbarism when they learnt to cultivate the olive and the vine.” This sentence by the Greek historian Thucydides is definitely one of my favourite quotations ever […]

Going down to my roots: the Cicotto experience

“If unique, traditional and endangered food products can have an economic impact, they can be saved from extinction. This is the simple reasoning behind the Presidia; small projects to assist groups of producers”.Slow Food You […]

The Time Machine: Palazzo Sorbello – Perugia

The first time I heard about Palazzo Sorbello, I have to say that I thought it was one of the several “Houses Museum” whose aim is just to celebrate one of the dozens Noble Families […]

The Lake&the Wine: Corbara

The Lake of Corbara is an artificial basin located between the territories of Orvieto and Todi, along the road that connects these two Umbrian cities. The lake – infact – was originated in the 50s’ […]

“Andar per campi” picking wild herbs in Umbria

Andar per campi does not simply mean “walking in the fields”, but living the experience of walking in the fields, breathing the fresh air, the smells and the aromas of Spring flowers and herbs, enjoying […]

Umbria on the Blog! We’re leaving, follow us!

I’m leaving again for a tour in Umbria, but this time it’s different. Tomorrow together with Federica ,Elena,Federica ,Mirella ,Francesca,Francesca,Michela,Gabriele,Rebecca,Jennifer,Fabiola, Alessio,Marzia I am ready to visit my home-region with a very different point of view: […]

Fiera Verde Marsciano (Perugia) : photoreportage

After a long long long and boring boring boring Winter, Spring has finally arrived in Umbria!! Spring brings here not only nice weather, flowers and the first gelati, but also a huge number of festivals. […]

ITALIA 150 – Happy Birthday old beautiful Lady!

I tried several times in the last weeks to write something original on the celebration that is taking place today 17th March 2011: 150th Anniversary of Unification of our Country, but I wasn’t able to […]