A Luxury Country Inn - Umbria

May 2016 View from Genius Loci Country Inn

10th Anniversary Celebration

As Genius Loci celebrates its 10th season, I have enjoyed pouring through old photographs and am so very pleased to share visual moments of and some thoughts from this amazing adventure. Even with our clear vision for an inviting inn, anchored in but not limited to, Umbrian tradition (its rural setting,  antique building materials, architectural details, no-fuss furnishings, and colors), reaching our …


The Abbey of Sassovivo

Years ago I posted an entry entitled “In My Backyard” to my former blog in which I mentioned the never-ending thrill of having so many magnificent places and so much world-class art in my backyard.  No entry ever received more comments!  The essence of the comments was “Do you get used to it, does it lose its magic?”.  While looking …