Tag Archives: Trento

(Don’t) Drink the Water

Recently, on the Expats in Italy forum, a woman living near Florence wrote to say that she’d been vomiting all day after having consumed nothing but the local tap water. What could be wrong? While a plurality of replies confirmed … Continue reading

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Honey (x5)

This is all I’ve ever known about honey:  it comes from bees. Since moving to Italy, however, I’ve learned a bit more. For instance, it’s sold in the pharmacies as an anti-allergen. A daily spoonful can diminish seasonal allergies by … Continue reading

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Residency

Let me write down just the punchline of our saga to get G into asilo nido, and since I tell stories more and more like my mother, this will probably take several hundred words, so less punchline-y and more, well, … Continue reading

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Cinformi — 1st Visit

All non-EU citizens intending to stay in Italy for longer than a week must let the local government know within 8 business days. For Miss G and I, this meant filing a Dichiarazione di Presenza (declaration of presence) at Cinformi. … Continue reading

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Deep breaths

Last week, our house sold. No joke, we’re moving to Italy after the holidays and arrive in Trento December 31st. My first thought upon signing the papers to put escrow in motion was that I wouldn’t be cleaning my house … Continue reading

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