How strange the weather can be, one moment hot hot sunshine and the next magical mist.  Here at Bellaugello Gay Country House we live in the most breath-takingly beautiful of valleys.  We look south commanding a huge view over the river Chiascio which meanders its way lazily towards the confluence with the river Tiber. Our […]

If you are a guy who likes men in tights then you need to get your ticket booked to Umbria to be here for Saturday 25th. April.   Fly into our local airport of Perugia S Francesco di Assisi, we now have regular flights from Rome, Munich, Barcelona and London, book into Bellaugello Gay Country […]

I am thrilled to be announcing our first Gastronomic Umbrian Delights programme.  The week of 18th. – 25th. April will be the week  to explore many of the gems that our beautiful region in central Italy has to offer: You will learn how to make pasta, join a tartufaio as he hunts for truffles, witness […]

Buongiorno! Good Morning! I wake to this view, and kind of like it..  Come share it with me… It is our infinity swimming pool and you are looking over the clouds low in the valley of the river Chiascio south towards the town of Assisi which is over the far side of the hill on […]

Hey guys! I’m back.  No, I have not been away, I spent the last week in the cosseted bliss of Bellaugello Gay Guest House, I have been working, and also at the same time thoroughly enjoying myself. It was so splendid to have welcomed back guys who stayed here earlier in the year.  This time […]

I have had so many wonderful greetings from you guys, many guests choose to send photos of your holidays here at Bellaugello Gay Guest House and write me personally for the festive season, I am so very lucky.  I plan to find time to sit down and put the photos in order and publish some […]

Gubbio our local town has been taken over by hundreds of new immigrants.  Annually at Christmas time there is always an influx of visitors to this most beautiful of Umbrian towns.  Of course there are far flung family members returning to their roots to celebrate with family at home, there are tourists who come to […]

Take 2kg flour collect 20 eggs mix well and knead ’till your arms ache, leave to rest… Finely grind 2.5kg mixed meats, veal, turkey, beef, add seasoning, some mortadella, parmesan and the all important secret ingredient. In company with 5 women and 2 guys and one of the next generation sit round a table. Pinch […]

Announced with such delight by the Sindaco of Gubbio at break in a tedious tourism meeting this afternoon one huge bit of great news from the Huffington post today; ” Gubbio is THE place to be for Christmas”  and don’t I know it!  Here at Bellaugello Gay Guest House it is such fun! Gubbio is Great! […]

The internet connection is still sooo slow…  Yesterday afternoon it took 3 hours to send one page email, and that was to the internet ‘service provider’ ha! a joke.  However following the one comment received no my last post (which reminded me of the late Michael Winner) I decided to talk instead about something pleasurable; […]