Life in Bologna

Life happening in Bologna

Visiting Bologna in 24 hours

The other weekend some friends were traveling around Italy and they stopped in to Bologna to visit us. We had just 24 short hours to show them around our stomping grounds. Surprisingly, Bologna isn't in every travel guidebook. For example, ...
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Vespa Italy of the Past

Talking About an Italy of the Past

This weekend we visited my in-laws and we got to talking about their childhood and little bit of what it was like to be born in Italy in the 1950's. Italy is packed thick with history but the Republic of ...
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Who Loves Chocolate?

The chocolate show quickly came and went last week. This was the 11th year the show has come to Bologna. It always comes at the end of November which feels like such a magical time. The main piazza fills up ...
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Italian Autumn

The seasons are passing quickly and with Christmas around the corner autumn as already flown by and it's now already late to be posting about our fall adventures. However because I've been so incredibly busy with work, and life in ...
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City with a View

The past two weeks I've been traveling around Italy with my dear friend and her husband. We hit all the important cities for a first time trip to Italy, such as Florence, Rome, Venice, and of course Bologna! The best ...
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End of School

School has ended which means Summer has started! It has been a wonderful academic year. I started working for a new school in the fall as the native language English assistant. I had the opportunity to work with the elementary ...
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The Apartment Search

Buying any home is never an easy task. However it felt especially difficult in Bologna despite not having tried to buy a home anywhere else. I suppose nowadays almost everything can be done on the internet, however it seemed like ...
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We’ve Moved! Goodbye Galvani

If you haven't heard yet, we've bought a house and we've moved! We had been looking for a place since we've been married so essentially two years and the housing market is no easy maze to walk in Italy. Houses ...
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Spring

As I've mentioned a few times now, Spring is in full swing! The weather has taken a turn for the better and next week it'll even get up to 75┬║! It's been so beautiful with all the trees blossoming. I've ...
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Tid Bits #2

It's March and lots of changes are on their way. First of all, Spring is on it's way. This week the temperatures got up to the low 60's with lots of sun. Everyone is feeling the change in the weather ...
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