About Me               

Welcome travelers, teachers, expats, and anyone else who may have stumbled upon my blog! My name is Alexa and I am an expat living and teaching English in Bologna, Italy. Just months before graduate school I dropped out of my doctorate program, moved back home, and made getting an Italian study visa my new full-time job.

About This Blog

Have you ever wondered what life is like abroad or how you can teach English in a foreign country? If you answered yes to either of those questions then you are in the right place. Check out my Travel Tips page for all of the information, cool gadgets, and advice you might need for you trip abroad. Take a look at my Italy Visa Guide for information on how to live and teach in Italy legally. If you are looking for information on how to get TEFL certified, decide where to teach, or get lesson plan ideas then head over to the Teaching English section. If you are looking for delicious Italian food recipes, I’m afraid I wasn’t gifted with great cooking abilities. However, if you have any recipes to share with me, please send them and I will do my best!

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All photos have been taken by me (or of me).