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Culture

Inspirational Woman

This Thursday, 8 March is the International Women’s Day that celebrates women’s achievements throughout history and across nations. It is also known as the United Nations (UN) Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace.  What a timely suggestion from fellow Dolce Vita Bloggers to write about a woman who has inspired me. Nilanjana Sudheshna Lahiri was born on July 11, 1967, in London, England, […]

A Small Gem in Orvieto

CicloStile is a very small shop (negozio) created by 3 talented craftspeople combining their 3 very different  artistic skills into an eclectic emporium in a small hidden piazza off Corso Cavour. This  innovative and imaginative concept is carried out by 3 like minded creative souls Massimo, Jade and Lidia and combines their 3 loves bicycle and cycle […]

Città della Pieve

In addition to our desire to explore the many hill towns that surround the house there is always the crucial question – where do we stop for lunch (pranzo)?  We typically organize our excursions to encompass touring and exploration in the morning, followed by a lovely pranzo in some yet undiscovered trattoria, and then afterwards […]