The American: For Italy & the World
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Ladies at the hairdresser
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.
After years of snarling at her expat status, the author offers an olive branch to the Tuscan town of Manciano.
When an Australian of passionate southern roots gets Italian citizenship, there's big trouble in polite Tuscany.