The American: For Italy & the World
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In the Sticks
Elisa Scarton Detti
Elisa lives and writes in the smallest but most resplendent corner of the Tuscan countryside, the Maremma. She maintains a travel blog.
Why can't you park in front of the pharmacy in the Tuscan town of M----? Go ahead, ask the mayor.
(Or) how the confessions of a mad housewife also make room for thoughts on sexual harassment.
Complaining is not only necessary, it's an art form, all the more so when you're an expat in a small Tuscan town.
Deciding to go for that vaguely blonde look can put you in a world where secrets fade faster than hair color.
When an Australian of passionate southern roots gets Italian citizenship, there's big trouble in polite Tuscany.