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I am a dual US-Italian citizen and own a house in a small Italian village, Valle San Giovanni, which is a suburb of city of Teramo in the Abruzzo region. I have constructed an English-language website for this town (http://vallesangiovanni.com). Am willing to provide information related to subjects of visiting the city and the province of Teramo.

Experience in the area

I speak passable Italian, have lived in both Italy and the United States.

Education/Credentials

Ph.D. University of Mississippi psicologo

What do you like about this subject?

My roots in the province are deep as my nonni (grandparents) are from this area. I travel there often.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

Help others to know and experience this wonderful area.

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

I have built several English-language websites dealing with small villages near Teramo. The main one is: http://vallesangiovanni.com

Something controversial or provocative about this subject

Hitler was rescued by the German Otto Skorzeny in 1943 at the nearby Campo Imperatore on the Gran Sasso mountain.

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Recent Answers from Stefano Ulissi

2015-09-07 food portions:

Short answer is "Not typically".   The reason for this is that Italian meals tend to consist of several courses: an antipasto (appetizer), a primo (pasta or soup) and a secondo (meat and side dish of vegetables)

2015-02-18 Travel from Teramo to Florence:

There is bus company called Baltour that makes this trip.   But the schedule on Saturday is not in your favor:  https://boa.busbookingline.it/web/eurolines/application/booking/bestPrice.php?PHPSESSID=lj3n0gnp48bqiod51msak5r5p3

2014-06-04 italy:

I don't think I am going to be able to help you out on this one.   Although I own a vacation house in the village of Valle San Giovanni ( http://vallesangiovanni.com) in Abruzzo, I am currently living in

2014-03-21 phones:

I am not a super expert in this area but will give you my ideas:  1) if you want the phone only to MAKE inexpensive calls to the USA then an Apple iphone (make sure it can handle wifi) will do the trick

2013-01-26 Matone family:

Good luck on your search.  Sounds like you are headed in the right direction.   Will likely be in Italy April and first part of May.  Me me know if I can be of assistance.    s    PS  In addition to the

 

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