Category Archives: Sasha’s Updates

Something I would like to share with you

5 Tips for Tourists Staying in Rental Apartments in Florence

The recent month had been busy for me, because, first I re-started taking Italian classes three times a week, and second the main reason was that I had been working on the renovation of my little apartment in Borgo San Frediano, and now it is finally ready! I’ve been wanting to renovate the apartment since […]
Read More »

Stai Al Borgo Featured on GPSmyCity Apps & Upgrade Giveaway

Hello my dear readers, How are you enjoying the hot summer days so far! Here in Florence we have bright sunshine almost every day, long daytime that allows us to explore the city, and many new interesting places in town to be discovered… Are you also wondering how to turn these hidden gem, or suggestions […]
Read More »

Moments on Instagram: My 2nd Year in Italy (May 2016 โ€“ April 2017)

Since two years, May has become a special month in my life, for it was May two years agoย that we moved to Italy. It is said that when you are enjoying, you forget about time. When drafting this post while reviewing the memories of last year, it seemed like everything just happened yesterday! Around this […]
Read More »

Florence vs. Hong Kong | Comparison by An Asian Expat in Italy

  Finally after one year, this article comes out. During my first year in Florence, I’ve kept receiving questions from friends, sometimes my readers, asking: How is life in Italy? Do you like it here? Do you miss Hong Kong…… Origin from China, I do miss my cultures, my family and friends a lot. But […]
Read More »

Best of the Year: To My First Year in Italy (May 2015 โ€“ April 2016)

Time flies faster than we realize. In a few weeks, I will officially be one-year resident in Florence. Looking back to the past year, I feel so blessed: I managed to settle here, made quite a number of local friends, traveled around Tuscany, armed myself with knowledge of Italian cultures. In the meanwhile of looking […]
Read More »

My Interview by Local Newspaper Il Reporter

My March starts well. After a rainy week in the past, finally we are facing a few days of sunshine (although the past weekend is quite wet and cold). Another thing that makes me happier is reading my interview published on the local newspaper Il Reporter. Valentina Veneziano, a journalist and ย freelance writer, did an […]
Read More »

Still Three Things to Adapt, Otherwise So Far So Good

I finally moved and settled in Florence city. Two weeks are only enough for getting the residency in Florence, shopping daily necessaries, and many times moving back and forth from in-laws to our new apartment. It is tiring but I am so glad to make it! Comparing to Hong Kong, the city that I lived […]
Read More »