We are organizing a Photo Scavenger Hunt to encourage 2019 VCI Spring Institute participants to see all of Verona. Participants may work alone or in teams. The first person/team to present pictures of all the hunted items to Jay Carey (via WhatsApp) will receive a bottle of Ca’Bertoldi Amarone from the Recchia Winery in Valpolicella. … Continue reading Official 2019 VCI Spring School Counseling Institute Photo Scavenger Hunt
Very little white wine is produced in the immediate vicinity of the city of Verona. However, there are four excellent white wine regions very nearby within the Province of Verona. The Lugana region is west of the city of Verona and south of Lake Garda. Lugana wine is produced from a local indigenous grape that is … Continue reading Wine, Wine, and More Wine: Regional Whites to Enjoy at the 2019 VCI School Counseling Institute in Verona, IT
There are still openings for participants but please register soon for the 2019 April VCI School Counseling Institute in Verona, Italy. (April 15-19). Minimum registration numbers have been met and the Institute is confirmed! Registration will remain open until the cap of 30 participants is reached. However, we ask you to please register as soon … Continue reading Please Register Soon!!!!!!!!!
Federica DeRossi has generously discounted the rooms at L'Ospite for the April 2019 VCI Institute participants: 55 Euro per night for 1 person in the Studio apartment 65 Euro per night for 1 person in the 2 room apartment 80 Euro per night for 2 people sharing the 2 room apartment 105 Euro per night … Continue reading Special Housing Rate for April 2019 VCI Institute Participants
Eating Out in Verona When you come to Verona for the 2019 Counseling Institute, you will want to try some traditional Veronese food. When going out for dinner in the evenings you want to keep in mind that Italians feel this is an event, not to be rushed, with multiple courses served. If you are … Continue reading Buon Appetito!
Verona is the center of one of the most important Red Wine areas in the world. Verona red wine is unsurpassed in terms of quality and variety. When you are here for the April VCI School Counseling Institute you will not have time to sample everything, so here is a bit of information (and some … Continue reading Wine, Wine, and More Wine: Verona Reds
Happy Holidays from Verona! Just 4 months left until the 2019 School Counseling School Counseling Institute. Several participants have requested additional information on how to estimate the costs of their trip to the 2019 VCI School Counseling Institute in Verona Italy (April 15-19). The total registration fee for the academic and social programs is $700. … Continue reading Costing Out Your Trip to the 2019 VCI School Counseling School Counseling Institute in Verona Italy
Americans in Italy probably think of pizza as the Italian version of comfort food and a safe bet when confronted with a hungry stomach. Italian pizza is not drenched in tomato sauce and cheese with a little something added on top. The crust is important and can vary depending upon the pizzeria and the … Continue reading PIZZA IN VERONA
It will be helpful if you bring a laptop to the Institute's academic sessions. Wifi will not be available in the conference room during sessons. A smart cellphone will also be very useful when you are in Italy. If you will only be here for a week the best option will be to buy an … Continue reading Technology, Apps, and Websites for the 2019 April Verona School Counseling Institute:
Wednesday of our Institute, we will be taking groups on three different day trips. One of those is to the small town of Mezzocorona north of Trento. Also known as “most beautiful wine garden of Europe”, it is a must-see filled with sunlight, bicycles with baskets, and yes... multiple wineries. In this town of ~5,000 … Continue reading You need to see the summit of Mezzocorona Mountain. Here’s why.