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A Visit to Allerona

Allerona is situated in the so-called ‘blessed’ triangle, as it lies on the border between Umbria, Tuscany and Lazio. ¬†Here at Casa Le Crete we feel equally blessed to have this very picturesque town with it’s 388 inhabitnts located within a short drive. It is a pleasure to wander the small stone streets as well […]

Culture Shock

Culture Shock is this month’s topic for Dolce Vita Bloggers. There are many differences between living in Italy and living in the United States. ¬†Some better, some worse, and¬†‘some just plain frustrating’. ¬†¬†Italians (and most of Europe) sensibly respect the hours reserved for the daily ‘pausa’. ¬†This varies city by city and town by town. […]

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La Classe di Cucina

Years ago while renting a house in Todi (yes we have been at this for years), we had the good fortune to have a cooking class at the home we had rented. ¬†I was under the impression that trying to duplicate this experience of having someone actually come to us was possibly too expensive and […]

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First Year

In essence we have completed our first year of ownership. ¬† It has not been without its trials and tribulations; but has come with rewards as well. ¬†One of the first things we wanted to do was have a gathering to celebrate this milestone. ¬†Even though we are entirely ensconced into the Italian way of […]