Driving. Ok. This one might be a lie. I hate driving.
Dear Alitalia, Are you kidding me with your baggage restrictions? I can only bring 2 suitcases? They can only be 62 linear inches? Yeah, I had to look up the definition of “linear inches.” It means height + width +depth, and that all adds up to not enough. Oh and those two suitcases can only […]
When I went to college, my parents were like: “Yo, what do you want to do with all this old crap you left behind in your room?” I pretty much looked at them like they were crazy and promptly ignored the question. When I graduated from college, my parents were like: “Yo, seriously, what do […]
I leave in exactly one month and I am starting to have a small freakout. Don’t worry, like I said, it is a very small breakdown It goes a little bit like this: Profanity! Profanity! Phone call. Profanity! Try not to cry. Phone call. ProfanityProfanityProfanity. Action. You see, getting a Visa to go to Italy […]
Books. I libri. If you know me, you know that I have a book problem. I personally have never seen it as an actual problem, per se. What is so wrong about having three overflowing bookcases in your tiny LA apartment? When it was time for me to pack everything up and leave LA, I […]
The most common reaction I get when I tell people that I am moving to Italy is: “I wish I could do that!” Let me make something very clear: you can. I did not wake up one morning and simply book a flight to Italy. In fact, I didn’t buy my incredibly expensive, non-refundable, one-way ticket […]
Since I already went over how to get a Dichiarazione di Valore, let me explain that I learned all this the hard way. In fact, for the most part I felt like this during the entire process: Unfortunately, fist shaking will get you nowhere… not that I was actually getting anywhere most of the time. Obtaining […]
I couldn’t decide if I should title this post: “How to get a Dichiarazione di Valore” or “How to apply to graduate school in Italy” or “Please learn from my mistakes completing the most difficult task in the history of mankind so that you don’t go totally crazy.” Do you want to move to […]