Travel

Palermo's Square of Shame

August 2016 |
On the vast coastline of Sicily, the setting of Palermo is a mix of Asian and European architecture ranging in style from Arabic to Norman to baroque and Art Nouveau. Not too distant from the center of this historic city is the Piazza Pretoria,...

Between Sacred and Profane: San Domenico Abate di Cocullo

August 2016 |
During the summer months, Italy celebrates an eventful period which encompasses the traditions of a land that boasts ancient rituals, sometimes blending the sacred with the profane. A good example that has always caught my interest is the...

Walking through the Pisan Hills

July 2016 |
It is wonderful discovering a Tuscany still little known, but full of charm and authenticity! The city of Pisa is famous worldwide for its leaning tower, but not everyone knows that the hilly and rural part of the province boasts a variety of...

Rabbi Barbara Aiello Welcomes Intern in Italy

July 2016 |
L'Ebraismo ricostruzionista è stato fondato negli Stati Uniti dal rabbino Mordecai Kaplan e dal rabbino Ira Eisenstein. Il movimento - che è caratterizzato da una maggiore attenzione ad alcuni aspetti tradizionali come l'uso della...

Italia with Bambini

May 2016 |
Any parent that has ever traveled with a small child knows the feeling. You’re walking through a crowded airport. You’re sweaty and flustered from security lines where you’ve taken off shoes, emptied your pockets, folded...

Studying Abroad, a True Gift

November 2015 |
Back in 2005, as a junior at Beaumont school, my college search began. The thrill of leaving town and exploring on my own for four years crossed my mind, but so did my father's repetitive words: "you can go to Ursuline or John Carroll." I learned...

There's a Travel App for That!

June 2015 |
Travel has come a long way from calling your local travel agent, removing the backseats of the family minivan, loading everyone in, following the triptik to your destination, arriving 2 days later, and spending an entire week without access to...

Area Churches Sponsor 2014 Italy Tour

February 2014 |
Two northeast Ohio churches have planned trips to Italy this year, and their respective itineraries are attracting a great deal of interest. Father Paul Rosing, pastor of Holy Family Parish in Stow, Ohio is taking his group north from September...

A Wedding in Puglia as seen by an Italian American

October 2013 |
While visiting family in Cassano Delle Murge during the spring of 2012, I was asked if I could return in August of 2013 for a wedding. I am also a distant cousin to the groom and was honored to return for the wedding and hope to convey to you a...
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