Category Archives: Bureaucracy

How to Get a Permesso di Soggiorno in Italy

The paperwork in Italy is never done.  No. Really. Never done. In five years, I have never written about how to get a permesso di soggiornio because just thinking about it gives me chest pains. However, the process is slowly getting better and it remains one of those necessities of life in Italy as a […]

Encounters with the Metro Police

Until a few days ago, I was having a love affair with Roman public transportation.  Not having to drive has been amazing.  Sure there are times when it’s inconvenient to take the metro, but it’s been about 100xs more enjoyable than dealing with LA traffic, so I adjusted quickly. If you are a student, under […]