Tag Archives: sightseeing in Umbria

Spotlight: Under the Spell of Spello…

Sitting on the gently sloping Mt. Subasio, Spello is another of Umbria’s picturesque medieval walled hill towns. With its commanding view of the Umbrian plain, Spello is off the beaten track and gets little tourist attention compared to its popular … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Orvieto’s Dazzling Duomo

The Duomo di Orvieto almost defies description! It is truly stunning and spectacular!

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A Stroll Through Orvieto, the “City in the Sky”

The quintessential medieval town of Orvieto, built on a tufa outcropping–a volcanic “plug”–sits like the a jewel on a crown in the Umbrian countryside. Orvieto, with its panoramic views of the lush green surrounding hillsides and valleys, is the personification … Continue reading

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Today’s Travel TidBitZ is a Redux: Do Tours Get a Bad Rap??

Today’s Travel TidBitZ is a Redux:  Do Tours Get a Bad Rap?? (In case you still aren’t convinced, this TidBit may change your tune about tours! Thank you for joining me this morning!  Tidbit is defined as a morsel, snack, … Continue reading

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Let’s Go to Italy…Together!

La Dolce Vita for YOU and me!! I love Italy! I’m not sure if it’s because I am Italian (second generation) and grew up in an Italian family? Maybe it’s just something in the DNA? I’m not sure if it’s … Continue reading

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