Monthly Archives: August 2016

Headed to Sicily – Travel Plans

I’ll be headed to Sicily soon and I’m flying into Palermo from Naples on  Volotea, one of the economy airlines in Europe. I’ve flown them before and had a good experience. You just have to be careful of the weight … Continue reading

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Terremoto in Italia~How to Help the Italy Earthquake Victims

Originally posted on Un po' di pepe:
Vigili del Fuoco in Amatrice-Winnipeg Free Press Una preghiera per le vittime del terremoto.  A few days ago, a devastating terremoto-earthquake struck central Italia.  Today aftershocks continue to damage buildings and roads. The…

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Road Trip with #2SicilianGals

A brief account of how the upcoming road trip in Sicily with my friend, Victoria came about… I remember growing up feeling that being Sicilian was something special. My maternal grandparents were born in Cesarò, a small village in the … Continue reading

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Little Italy Cleveland Celebrates the Feast of the Assumption

Ever since 1898 the annual celebration of the Feast of the Assumption has been  the highlight of the Italian-American community in Cleveland’s Little Italy. Occurring in August to coincide with Aug 15,  the Catholic feast day of the  Assumption of … Continue reading

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Italy Travel Planning – Milan’s La Scala Opera

I’ll be headed to Italy soon and I’m flying into Milan mainly because I found such a great airfare on Emirates  back in February. I’m flying non-stop from JFK in New York to Malpensa in Milan for less than $600 … Continue reading

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Traveling to Positano

As I mentioned in a recent blog post I am returning to Italy this fall and of course am thrilled making travel plans and just thinking about it.  My destination is Positano, and for the first time, I will stay … Continue reading

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