Tag: Italy

Purchasing Property in Italy, Part 6

Could an old decommissioned railroad building be made into a home?

Purchasing Property in Italy, Part 5

The Search Continues

Purchasing Property in Italy – Part 4

Could a home in a historic Baglio be the perfect place for me? Great view, recently renovated, and next to a restaurant, what could possibly be the downside?

Purchasing Property in Italy – Part 3

In my last post about 1-Euro homes in Italy, I shared how I found a place I absolutely loved but knew I couldn’t purchase. And you agreed with me. The moisture problem was too great and I needed to listen to my friend, Giuseppe,… Continue Reading “Purchasing Property in Italy – Part 3”

1-Euro Homes: The House I Love But Can’t Buy

In my last post about 1-euro homes, I mentioned how Lorraine Bracco purchased a home for 1-euro and, after starting with a renovation budget of $145,000, the project ended up costing her more like $250,000. That’s a huge difference from budget to reality. Even… Continue Reading “1-Euro Homes: The House I Love But Can’t Buy”

1-Euro Homes, Building a Dream

Initially, I loved the idea of buying a 1-euro home in Italy and renovating it. Then I did more research and the charm wore off. Perhaps there is a better option for fulfilling my dream.

When Life Throws a Curveball…

Sure, Italy was in lockdown. But the truth is, I was having a hard time understanding what that really meant. It’s hard to let go of our plans. When life throws a curveball, we still want to swing.

How My first Days in Italy During Covid Could Have Killed Me

When I arrived in Rome on March 4, 2020, I was excited. I was in Italy!! Despite travel warnings, I had not canceled my trip. Now, just to recap: when I arrived, Italy had the highest rate of Covid-19 infection in all of Europe.… Continue Reading “How My first Days in Italy During Covid Could Have Killed Me”

Transformational Travel

Transformational Travel, otherwise known as: My Hero Journey While Traveling in Italy and How I Found My Way Home.

Palermo, Capital of Sicily

I only spent one evening in Palermo, the capital of Sicily, despite spending eleven weeks in Covid19 isolation, only thirty minutes away. Palermo has a population of 673,000 – which to some folks may feel small. Certainly small compared to Rome or Florence or… Continue Reading “Palermo, Capital of Sicily”

Sicilian Roads

Sicilian roads are harrowing yet offer the most incredibly views. Ultimately, they have a lot to say about my own life and journey.

Channel 2 News Tulsa

After several months of being in Italy during Covid19, I was worried about getting home. Katie Keleher at Channel 2 News Tulsa tried to help.

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