Travel

Kathy McCabe is the host and executive producer of the award winning travel series DREAM OF ITALY on PBS and Create TV. Season 2 is particularly dear to us, not just because we are one of the proud sponsors of the show, but because Kathy traveled with her parents to her Ancestral town to reconnect to her Italian roots. This is what she was able to find with our help… 

A word from our Founder: "Valeria and I spent a wonderful year together studying at the London Business School in 1999. When we first met we discovered we had many things in common: we both were native Italian, we both shared similar business backgrounds, and we both wanted to do something different.

Today Italy commemorates a joyful holiday dedicated to St. Joseph, San Giuseppe, patron saint of family life, hand-labor, and carpenters. It is in Italy that St. Joseph's day is also known as Father's Day. This Saint is one of the least nominated by the Christian orthodoxy: compared to Saint Francis', Saint Joseph's life is certainly less known. Still Saint Joseph symbolizes the father, a figure that means so much in our life.

Tracing my ancestral roots in Italy was a once in a lifetime opportunity. I was able to better understand the lifestyle of my ancestors by seeing the town firsthand.

Meeting my new-found cousins has brought me full circle to remember how it feels to bask in the warmth that bonds a family.

Our client, Chris Lucie, an engineer from Chicago, recently made a trip to his ancestral town in Italy. Chris, with the help of his talented nieces, wrote about his experiences in Liscia and was kind enough to share his unforgettable journey with us.

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