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Musica Vesuviana celebrates 5th year with more music, more art, more fun

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On June 24, 2015, Musica Vesuviana kicked off its fifth annual Summer Music & Art Camp in Italy. Students from all over the United States landed in Naples, Italy, embarking on a two-week excursion to S. Marco di Castellabate (Salerno) to discover the historical, cultural and artistic sites of southern Italy while studying music and art. This year, the 35 participating students journeyed to Rome, Vietri (Amalfi Coast), Pompeii, Paestum and Salerno (Castello Mediovale di Arechi) and were delighted to visit the breathtaking and beautiful locations. The students’ home for the two-week stay was the Fondazione Passarelli, where students received ...

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Cooking Vacations founder Lauren Birmingham Piscitelli

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It came as no surprise to Lauren Birmingham Piscitelli that public relations executives were among the most stressed out people in the country. A mover and shaker in the cutthroat world of Boston PR, she felt it in her shoulders and in the pit of her stomach. That stress led her to seek solace in Sorrento, Italy, in 2001. That stress also helped her start her wildly successful Cooking Vacations business. And that business helped her meet her anima gemella, her soul mate who became her husband. Piscitelli grew up in Massachusetts, her house filled with Italian song and the ...

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