Staying in Montone

Staying in Montone

Not everybody knows the cute little town of Montone in Umbria. It is a small jewel not far from Umbertide in the North of Umbria. It is officially one of the ‘Borghi più belli d’Italia’, one of the most beautiful villages in Italy. We organised a wine tasting here some years ago at the restaurant Tipico Montone. Sue and Chris from the UK are the […]

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A typical restaurant in Montone, Umbria

A typical restaurant in Montone, Umbria

In this blog we share our experience in a great restaurant in Montone. Montone is a medieval hilltop village in the North of Umbria and must be one of the most beautiful villages of Italy. From its ancient walls one can admire the green surroundings and wonderful nature. Montone is a peace of heaven and for those who love walking, food and culture, this village […]

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Vacation doesn’t equal happiness but……

According to Dutch research taking a holiday won’t necessarily increase your happiness. The study showed that the largest increase in happiness comes from the simple act of planning a vacation. In the study, the effect of vacation anticipation boosted happiness for eight weeks. After the vacation, happiness quickly dropped back to pre vacation levels for most people. The amount of stress or relaxation experienced on […]

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Jet set in Umbria

For years i have been renting out a lovely villa near Spoleto. It is part of a village bought by an enterprising man who restored it all bit by bit. He made a real paradise out of it. Today he sent me an email with an article about a wedding wich took place in his village. Not that rare, there are a lot of people […]

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