Category Archives: Expat Life

Getting a Visa for Italy

I haven’t been much in the blog updating mood.  Instead, I’ve been bouncing around California thoroughly enjoying the company of family and friends.  Also, eating. Eating A LOT. My main extracurricular activity has been waiting.  Waiting for paperwork from Italy, waiting for paperwork from the Italian Consulate in LA, waiting to see if I could […]

Thanksgiving in Rome

Pulling off Thanksgiving in Rome is an expensive affair.  All that crazy American import food is going to cost you!  But last year I skipped hosting the holiday and felt incredibly homesick.  Thanksgiving homesickness is a thing apart from Christmas homesickness.  There is something about missing out on a holiday that’s not acknowledged in your […]