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“I think it’s because I’ve found my spot.”
This is what Toni DeBella told me as we chatted about why she feels different in Orvieto, Italy compared to her life in San Francisco, CA.
It’s a phrase that many of us resonate with because we distinctly recall the feeling of being in Italy – especially for extended periods – and feeling like we had found our second (or first) home.
So what happens when an American journalist with Sicilian blood moves to the small town of Orvieto, Italy?
In this interview, we talk about the why, the how, and the adventures that have ensued.
— Two steps Toni took to move from San Francisco to Orvieto, Italy
— How long it took her to make the move from the US to Italy
— Her methods in learning the Italian language
— How she learns the Italian language while she lives in Orvieto
— The biggest culture difference she doesn’t like about Italy and;
— The one culture difference she loves that inspired her to move there
— How moving to Italy has changed her influence as a journalist
— Three of her favorite activities to do a resident of Orvieto
— Two of her favorite Italian words
My favorite resources from Toni’s site
Resources Toni Mentioned
— Site: http://orvietoorbust.com
— Facebook: Toni DeBella