Spello, Umbria, Italy

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Exploring Umbria

One of the many perfect views in Spello, Italy

Like most things in my crazy expat life, it all began with an email.

“Hello! I am an American who recently moved to Umbria with my husband, 3 children, and 2 cats. We are surprising my eldest son with a trip to Brussels for his birthday, and in researching the city, your blog came up several times (it helps that I’m looking for cheese! but even without, it kept popping up).”

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Visiting Norcia, 'Pork Town' Umbria

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Exploring Umbria

Visiting Norcia, ‘Pork Town’ Umbria

Italy is a gastronomic paradise with regions dedicated to wine, cheese, truffles and hundreds of other regional products. But when Andrew learned of a town dedicated to wild boar, there was no stopping him. We were on our way to Norcia, Umbria – better known to us as ‘Pork Town.’

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