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Monday, July 25, 2011

Umbria Culinary Tour: Check Out Photos of Umbria Harvest Week

Ready for the trip of a lifetime? We're exploring authentic Umbria this fall with cooking lessons, ceramics painting in Deruta, truffle hunting, wine tasting at the vineyards of Montefalco, a visit to an olive mill for the first press, private tours of Assisi and Perugia. All (gourmet) meals with wine included. Even gratuities included. Join us for this exclusive small group tour of Umbria and check out our slide show of last year's Umbria trip.

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Saturday, July 09, 2011

Our Rome iPhone App Is Out (For iPad Too)

Very exciting news! Dream of Italy's Rome app -- which works on the iPhone and iPad is now available -- it includes over 375 entries for just $2.99. Download this Rome travel app and receive all of Dream of Italy's Rome travel advice plus exclusive entries we wrote just for the app. We cover a bit of everything in Rome including all of those ancient sites, museums, major sites, apartment rentals, hotels, restaurants, cooking lessons, markets, shopping, transportation, tour guides and more.

Here are some highlights of the app Rome: Dream of Italy --

+ our favorite centrally-located 3- to 5-star Rome hotels
+ Rome apartment rentals that let you live like an Italian
+ Rome Bed & Breakfasts starting at 30 euros per night
+ Roman convents that rent affordable rooms
+ details on over 40 museums in Rome
+ tips on how to beat the lines at the Vatican and get tickets to see the Pope
+ recommendations for best Rome tour guides including one who is a favorite of U.S. presidents
+ favorite places in Rome to take in some of the world's best art
+ detailed descriptions of the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Imperial Forums
+ 100+ entries on ancient sites, fountains and monuments all over the Eternal City
+ nearly 50 dining recommendations including hole-in-the-wall Roman trattorias
+ historic Roman cafes where you must stop for an espresso
+ hands-on pizza-making and cooking lessons in Rome
+ food market tours and wine tasting with local experts
+ best spots for authentic Roman pizza and gelato
+ dozens of our favorite places to shop in Rome
+ day trips outside of Rome including the ruins known as “better than Pompeii”
+ tips on how to get around Rome
+ details on spending Easter or Christmas in Rome

Download the app today! (And leave a rating/review on the iTunes page!)