From Byron to the bloggers: British&Irish journalism at ease in the green heart of Italy.

A direct flight now finally connects London and Perugia. And an increasing number of travel journalists and others on in-depth reportage assignments are joining the tourists on the short hop south. No fly and flop here, more fly and continue the tradition of the Grand Tour that has so captivated the discriminating traveller for centuries. Umbria as an antipasto of Italy: culture and landscape, the quality of wine, food and life in general.

The following speakers will participate on the panel: Christopher Warde Jones The Sunday Times, Federico Fioravanti journalist, William Ward Panorama and Il Foglio, Valentina Harris BBC, Ian Campbell Ross writer, Christine Smallwood journalist and writer

Organised by Confcommercio Perugia