A quick and painless flight on wednesday from our local airport of Perugia saw me zapping to Brussels to attend a workshop organised by ENIT the Italian tourist board The office of the region of Umbria is right in the heart of European Brussels and it was there with very generous hospitality that along with […]

Any guys booked on this summer’s spectacular Atantis Gay Cruise leaving Venice on 24th. August? We have guys from the cruise booked for some days of relax here at Bellaugello Gay Guesthouse after disembarkation in Rome 3 Sept. One Last Suite available – book now and share the post-cruise holiday!

Usually the talk here in the depths of rural Umbria, in the delightful sleepy valley of the river Chiascio that looks southwards towards Monte Subasio and the city of Assisi is of farming.  Whether it is the right time to plant a crop, sow seeds, that the weather will get colder next week and water […]

A perfect Christmas present from very special friends arrived today, and so wasting no time three new ‘Leccino’ olive trees were, with the aid of Ben’s overly muddy Landrover taken to their new home and duly planted.  Good to be back on the land once again

A fabulous evening at Bellaugello, we feasted elegantly on local produce with a Scottish Italian menuAnd as the clocks struck midnight we were outside on the terrace to launch sky lanterns each making a wish And so with finest Prosecco we welcomed in 2013 And a Very Happy and prosperous new year to you all, […]

Hello, I’m still here.  No, It’s not the alcohol or over indulgence of the festive period to blame, it is my lack of understanding of the new Apple software which seems to make life more complicated posting photos nigh on impossible. I am loathed to post without pics of the beautiful days here at Bellaugello […]

It might not be snowing, indeed it has been sunny all day here at Bellaugello Gay Guest House, but the mood in Umbria is decidedly Christmassy. The roadside houses are  festooned with multicoloured lights, the ancient narrow streets in the Umbrian hill top villages and towns are decorated with lights, shops filled with colourful seasonal […]