On a recent Skype call with my sister (blood and soul) she told me about a study on why women tend to live up to five years longer than men. In a nutshell, the findings supported the argument that women live longer due to the difference in the amount of meaningful social activity they have […]Continue Reading... 9 Comments.
I can hardly believe it. It’s the final countdown… Only two weeks until this chapter of my solo adventures abroad close and I begin the next chapter of my life’s journey. I am taking time to reflect on the things I love about my life here in Italy. There’s no reason I can’t bring a […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on The Lists: I Heart Italy vs. I Heart USA
For someone who does most of their travels solo, I knew this trip was going to be very different for me. I quickly learned that it’s nice traveling with someone. You don’t have to take your luggage and coffee into the airport bathroom with you. Paris: Our flight was delayed 7 hours and we ended up […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on I’ve Been Trippin’ – Part Deux
I woke up Monday morning bright-eyed and bushy tailed. I’d just had an amazing night’s sleep after spending Sunday in Venice for Carnevale. Evan would be arriving in Bologna around 11pm and I had plenty to do in preparation – clean house, address cell phone issues I’d discovered the day before, hit the grocery store, […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Traveling is all about new experiences. Today I went to the doctor for the first time in a foreign country, but not just any doctor. It was time for my lady parts annual check-up with the gynecologist. Again, my Georgia Peach guardian angel, Kristi set up an appointment for me with her doctor who speaks […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Lady Parts
I attended a networking aperitivo (happy hour) yesterday evening for an organization I joined shortly after my arrival in Bologna. InterNations.org is a global online community for expatriates living and working abroad and provides a forum to exchange tips, advice, job leads, ideas, etc. This was my first social event with the organization and it […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.