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Undiscovered Umbria

Based on statistics I made up myself, 99% of first-time visitors to Italy head to the big three of Rome, Florence and Venice. Not surprisingly, when I first visited Italy, I took the same route. But really, if you love wine, history and art – not to mention amazing food – Umbria is worth a …

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Duomo in Orvieto, Italy

Saturday Scenes: Orvieto Cathedral

If you have been to Siena, Italy, this cathedral in Orvieto, Italy may look familiar, with its gothic design and horizontal stripes. Indeed, it is said that the design was influenced by both the Tuscan Gothic style of the Siena Cathedral and the plan for the facade of the Florence Cathedral.

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