Cleaning up Italy’s garbage

As a foreigner Italy’s garbage disposal procedure can be annoying, confronting and at times down-right stinky.

When confronted with the idea of having to walk my household garbage down the street to the nearest garbage bins I was immediately taken a back. The thought of parading my garbage across the piazza for all to see and assess was a little overwhelming. That was my feeling several years ago anyway, when I first moved to Florence. Continue reading “Cleaning up Italy’s garbage”

Italian beachside ghost towns in January

A coastal Italian town in winter may seem like an odd choice for our new home but we chose it nonetheless.

After two months in the busy bustling city of Genoa/Genova we were ready for a slower pace and after a late December day-trip to Santa Margherita we were sold. Continue reading “Italian beachside ghost towns in January”