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Famous Travel/Art History Writer Set to Visit Sea Island, Georgia, Real Estate

Are you a fan of author Laura Morelli? She has a long history of writing for National Geographic Traveler and has written a guidebook series.

Olive Trees. Mediterranean olive field with old olive treeShe’s also published a history based work of fiction and has had her art history lessons turned into videos. Well, if you are an admirer, better clear your calendar for the second full week of November. That’s when she’ll put away her wanderlust long enough to spend the night on Sea Island, Georgia, real estate.

Her visit is all part of the ongoing series of events on offer at the island’s renowned resort. Her contribution to the schedule is a combination dinner and book signing shindig that’s slated to take place in the Georgian Room the evening of Sunday, November 9th. If you are interested in attending, we can help you obtain tickets and a place to stay. The overt theme of the evening will be Italy and the joys to be found when traveling through Venice, which made us think briefly about Italian immigration.

It started impacting our area in the 1800s when Italians began pouring into the ports of nearby Brunswick, Darien, Savannah and points beyond. At the time, many were natives of regions like Sardinia, Lombardy, Tuscany, Piedmont and Sicily. They were all said to have been looking for a better way of life.

Today, people continue to come from Italy, and all over the world, to enjoy Sea Island real estate. As for the ports and their staff, nowadays they’re more focused on transporting goods as opposed to immigrants.

The Italians’ impact on our region didn’t end in the 1800s either. That’s why you’ll find places like Sunset Slush®, Sal’s Neighborhood Pizzeria, Nazzaro’s Ristorante Italiano and Tramici Neighborhood Italian serving up great food on nearby St. Simons Island. To learn more about Sea Island, Georgia, real estate and its cultural diversity, please DeLoach Sotheby’s International Realty today.



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