The cost of living in Italy

If you are contemplating moving to Italy from the UK or the US then a question that gets asked of me frequently is ‘What is the cost of living like in Italy?’ or ‘How much do I need to earn to maintain my lifestyle or to be comfortable?’   I…

Wood delivery (la legna) – how I miss my driveway!

On January 14, 2016, Posted by , In Living in Italy, By , , With 4 Comments

How I miss my driveway! Very many homes in Italy have a fireplace and rely on wood being delivered during the winter to warm their homes and for their stoves; particularly in the country and the villages. We fall into this category and so when 3,000 kgs of wood arrives…