Born in Matera, a small picturesque town cut out from the side of a canyon, she spent her childhood and young years there, then moved to Rome, where she obtain her “Laurea” Degree in History. Has studied few semesters in Germany and has travelled mostly throughout Europe. Has worked for more than a decade as private Italian and art teacher. Has translated a book from German into Italian. Passionate about traditions, arts and crafts, has given also culinary classes. Has two teenaged kids. She devotes her free time to painting, reading and practicing fitness. She speaks fluently English, Spanish and German.