DéLise Vaccino is originally from Los Angeles but has lived for almost 30 years in Italy. She has lived in different areas of the country but she's spent the last 20 years on the island of Sicily. A background in Emotional Intelligence as a practitioner, she teaches languages, etiquette, cross-culture competencies and she studies the Torah. She is a mother and grandmother. In her free time, she writes poetry and, books and she paints and designs.