lina de la torre

Lina has traveled and worked in Italy. She speaks Italian and is passionate about 'all things Italian'. She is a regular contributor and the editor of an informational blog on Italian culture at http://www.madeinitalymall.com/blog as well as a collaborator on the social media platform that supports the blog. Her hobbies are speaking foreign languages and travel. Besides Italian, she speaks Spanish and French, and is currently studying Russian. She has been fortunate to travel and work outside of the US, primarily in Europe and Mexico. Here are some places to find Lina (aka Lynn de la Torre): @LinadelaTorre3facebook.com/Madeinitalymallhttp://www.madeinitalymall.com/blog/bio-lina-de-la-torre/https://about.me/lynn.delatorrehttp://www.linkedin.com/in/ldelator

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