10 things I like about living in Italy

  • I’m not afraid to go out at night, even if I rarely do.
  • Food is fresh, seasonal and delicious.
  • Everywhere is new and exciting.
  • Summers are long and lazy.
  • Food festivals, patron saint festivals, summer festivals.
  • The mountains are half an hour away and the sea is two hours away.
  • Christmas is cold and snowy.
  • Snow.
  • Swimming in the local lake in summer.
  • Forest walks
  • Mountain walks
  • Snow shoe walks
  • People greet you in the village