Italian Cultural Event: Let’s Play Briscola!

Game Night: Briscola Friday, November 6th, 6:30 – 9:30pm   Join Sentieri for a night of Briscola, the traditional Italian card game. Learn the rules, try a practice hand and play a tournament to win prizes!  Light refreshment will be served “Aperitivo” style. First place winners will receive free memberships … Continue reading

Daniela Cavallero’s Interview on RAI

Daniela Cavallero, Sentieri’s founder, was recently interviewed by Francesca Alderisi, the host of the talk show called “Cara Francesca” on Italy’s RAI TV.  On her show, Francesca speaks with fellow Italians living abroad about their experiences outside of Italy. As some of us may know, Daniela has quite a story. As she tells Francesca, … Continue reading

A Second Chance at Italian Dual Citizenship

If you are a US citizen with Italian ancestry you could be eligible for Italian citizenship by descent! In Italy, citizenship comes not from being born in the country, but from being born to an Italian parent.  Until very recently, Italian women could only pass down this citizenship “by descent” to their … Continue reading

Food & Wine Tour of Piedmont: A Review

Susan Croce Kelly, author and former editor and publisher of  Ozarks Magazine, writes about her amazing traveling experiences in northern Italy. Travelling with her husband and several cousins on a Sentieri tour to Italy’s Piedmont region, Susan is on a journey to reconnect with her family roots and to taste traditional Piedmontese cuisine. … Continue reading

La Festa della Repubblica

This past Tuesday, June 2nd marked the 69th anniversary of the birth of the Italian Republic. The Italian peninsula holds history that dates back to thousands of years ago, however the Italy that we know and love today started just decades ago.     Throughout the late 1800s and through half … Continue reading

A Motivational Italian Idiom

« Hai fatto 30, fai 31. » Literal Translation: “You did 30, do 31.” Meaning: Go the extra mile This idiom dates back to the year of 1517 when Papa Leone X was naming a group of cardinals.  While believing he had a group of only 30 cardinals to name, there … Continue reading

A Language Proverb

“Those who know many languages live as many lives as the languages they know.” – Czech Proverb   When you learn another language, you learn a foreign mentality.  After years of practice studying another language you gain a sense of the customs, the culture and the mindset of the people … Continue reading