All Roads Lead to Rome: The Via Francigena Pilgrim Trail


Slow tourism is gaining popularity all over the world. Where once we hurried to get from place to place, now we realize that it is the journey that matters. The popularity of pilgrimages in the past 20 years is part of this reverse swing in travel. In the late 18th and 19th centuries, writers such Read More

Capital of Umbria Region is Perugia


Umbria’s largest province is Perugia which is the capital city of the region and the province.  The province covers two-thirds of  region.  Along with my travel professionals we arrived in Perugia one night. We ate at La Rosetta the food was very good.  One should be open minded and try something before knowing what it is, otherwise Read More

Our Favorite Antipasto for the Summer


With the warmer and sunny days during this summer season, a fresh antipasto is a no-brainer. Delightful and cold antipasti are sought by many people to beat the summer heat. Antipasti, meaning “before the meal”, often consist of olives, anchovies, mushrooms, peppers, cured or pickled meats, cheeses, and artichoke hearts. Serving an antipasto is the Read More