The Italian American Experience is an initiative spearheaded by two remarkable and ambitious Italian-Americans. Above all, their vision stems from the desire to understand where we, as Italian-Americans, originate. Also, they know all too well the sacrifices that their ancestors endured to give them a better life. Ultimately, they are honoring Italian traditions and helping […]
Italy is no stranger to earthquakes. In fact, The recent Central Italy earthquake is the fourteenth since 1905 to cause significant damage. Sadly, the 1968 Belice Valley Earthquake in Sicily left a permanent scar, forcing many to emigrate. The 1908 earthquake in Messina reduced one of Sicily’s largest cities to rubble. More recently, the 2009 earthquake in L’Aquila damaged […]
Is finding living relatives in Italy hard? Well, I assure you, it is not as difficult as you may think it is. Considering, all you have to do is invest a little time into putting the missing pieces of the puzzle together. Ten years ago, during my first visit to Italy, I made some […]
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