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
Turin: vibrant heart of Piemonte

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More than 500 amazing places opened across Italy thanks to FAI Marathon

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Pinolo Gelato in Portland

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A Stradivarius for the FAI

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Nabucco © Philip Newton courtesy of Seattle Opera

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Photo from Elixir of Love by Cory Weaver courtesy of the Portland Opera

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