Press Articles

Travel life Magazine – Feb / March 2016

DAVID AND CHRISSIE LANG, who offer authentic agriturismo experiences in 16th century farmhouses on their property, Casa San Gabriel, share their favorite spots in Italy’s Umbria region

Travelife Magazine – Feb-Mar 2016 – 36 Hours – Umbria

Alistair Sawdays: Slow Italy

Casa San Gabriel was specially selected to feature in Alistair Sawdays  ” Slow Italy” publication. The book is a wonderful collection of properties throughout Italy who have embraced the ” Slow” life.

Expat Tales: The Age,  Australia

October 2007

David Lang farm boy turned stock broker, lives his dream as an English teacher in Italy.

The Italian Job: Geelong Today

David and Chrissie Lang were looking for a challenge when they decided to transform a rundown Italian farmhouse into an accommodation retreat.

West Australia

Jan 2007

P.D.Riches finds chestnuts and wild boars on holiday in the Umbrian hills.

Giornale del Umbria

Our first article in a daily Italian newspaper on life in Italy and Casa San Gabriel.

Italianicous Magazine

The Simple Life – May / June 2011

Thousands are the stories of young Italians who left their country and came to Australia in search of a better life. But, we don’t hear as much about the Australians who have chosen to reverse the process and end up living in Italy permanently or basing their income and business life around spending a considerable amount of time there. Their reasons for doing so are diverse – a quest for a certain lifestyle, good old fashioned love or the ability to spend a considerable part of the year introducing others to a country they have come to love.


Italianicious Magazine  – Article 2

Family Holiday – Jan/Feb 2012

David and Chrissie Lang have transformed Casa San Gabriel into a true family retreat. Comprised of their own home and three outbuildings that have been turned into cottages, this property combines the tranquility of a rural escape with the convenience of being close to several surrounding towns and it offers plenty to keep the kids occupied too – including a playground, pool and alpacas.