Slide Show: Preview of Dream of Italy’s Umbria Harvest Week Trip

Join Dream of Italy this November 6th in Umbriafor a week of food, wine and ceramics: Customize a slideshow Highlights of Dream of Italy’s Umbria Harvest Week: • Six nights at the 17th-century farmhouse villa La Fattoria del Gelso near Assisi, Umbria.• All meals ─ homemade by the villa’s fabulous chef or at restaurants.• Visit to Italy’s ceramics capital Deruta …

A Day of Truffles in Umbria

This is the second time I have had the chance to go truffle hunting – everyone should experience it. The first time was in Piedmont. I won’t even get into the rivalry over Piedmont vs. Umbria truffles. Our truffle hunter (tells you something about me that I can’t remember his name but remember the dog’s name!) and his dog Asia …

Access to Once-in-a-Lifetime Italian Travel Experiences

We’ve crossed the pond! Last weekend, The London Sunday Times wrote about Dream of Italy, specifically our travel planning off shoot, The Italian Dream Concierge. In “The A-Lister’s Guide to Luxury Travel,” reporter Paul Croughton details how yours truly and other high-end planners can offer you once-in-a-lifetime experiences. He writes, “The bespoke travel arranger has contacts where mere wandering mortals …