Montemonaco is a small village located in the Sibillini National Park, that is part of the region of Ascoli Piceno. For the last 40 years, Montemonaco has had this amazing, Festival of the Chestnuts this happens the last weekend of October just in time to kick off Halloween. We have been going for the last 4 … Continue reading The Great Chestnut Festival of Montemonaco
When visiting Le Marche you have a few choices on where to stay. Scattered from sea to the Sibillini mountains we have agriturismos, hotels, or used sites like Airbnb, Booking.com or Home Away to find a place. Either by the sea, in a medieval village or experience the countryside. Below is another top choice that a friend of mine has and … Continue reading Sweet country cottage living, in Petritoli
Last night was an adult dinner out, I say an adult dinner out because we all decided to leave children and dogs at home. We went to a place in Cupra Marittima Alta called Osteria Pepe Nero Cupra Marittima. I got the times confused we arrived a half an hour early, 9pm instead of 9:30pm, so we … Continue reading Cracked Black Pepper @ PEPENERO
If you want to experience staying in a castle village, Petritoli is your place. Petritoli is an absolutely charming village, that is located 20 min from the sea and 40 from the Sibillini National Park. Also, it is a magical place where many foreigners come to have destination weddings. A very dear friend of mine has 2 wonderful … Continue reading Petritoli….Staying in a medieval castle
This Jewel of a place is located on the coast line of Monte Conner National Park, south of Ancona. One can arrive here by one narrow paved road, walking along the coast, boat or by hiking down steep paths. The coast is high and rocky with its highest point at about 400 meters … Continue reading Portonovo an ancient fishing village
Satisfaction , this what I feel when I actually am pulled up on my kite board and I began to ride. -Issa Yes I am learning to kitesurf, well have been for two years but I don't go practice enough, my laziness sets in. Here in Le Marche our beautiful Adriatic Sea offers so much … Continue reading Kite Surfing the Adriatic Sea!
I do want to thank Lorelle from amindfultraveller for nominating me for the Lobster award. Please pass by Lorelle Catalano’s page aminfultraveller and see where she has been, food she likes and travel tips that have helped her and maybe you as well. The Liebster award is a fun way of getting to know fellow … Continue reading Wow, I was nominated for the Liebester Award!
The other evening I had the pleasure of going to ” fffumée HOME RESTAURANT” where I enjoyed a delicious smoked meal. Savor the Flavor. Chef Giampaolo Verducci has lived and worked in the restaurant business in Finland for more than 20 years and has brought these learned traditions back home with him to a special village … Continue reading fffumée the home restaurant
Today I went on an adventure into the subterranean complex of the Frasassi Caves. They extend for 30 km on 8 geological levels and is one of the largest and most fascinating subterranean routes in the world. Beginning with the mixture of bicarbonate water from the Sentino River and the mineral sulfurous water coming from … Continue reading Le Grotte di Frasassi / The Frasassi Caves
Land and nature, history and progress. Culture of welcome and well-being. The land produces a unique experience of traditions and opportunities. A humane place that is designed “To Experience and Be Experienced” In unique and highly extraordinary experiences. -author unknown Officina Del Sole Wine & Olive Oil Where the Sun gives life and Life takes … Continue reading Infuse the Grapes and make Wine