Category Archives: How To’s

Learning Italian: The verb to like

Welcome back for another installment of Learning Italian with Jennifer Avventura. This week we take a close look at the verb to like – Piacere. I hate this verb with every fiber in my being. I started to study Italian 5 … Continue reading

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How to buy property in North Sardinia

The search engines have spoken and thousands of you want to know how to buy property in Sardinia, Italy. I’m here to show you the easy way. How to buy property in Sardinia, Italy The easy way is to find … Continue reading

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Learning Italian: Studying for the Italian Driving Permit

Driving in Italy is not for the faint of heart. The curves, the speed, the mountains, the goats, cows, dogs and kids, and the dreaded stick shift. I was crowned queen of the road in nineteen-ninety-two in a small town … Continue reading

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How to make mouth-watering meatballs from the mountains of Sardinia

Sardinia is a culinary delight and nothing would please me more than to cook like the grandmothers who have baked and cooked for generations. The times I go walkabout, and it’s generally in the winter, the wafts of delightful delicacies … Continue reading

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Update: How you can help rebuild Sardinia, Italy in the wake of Cyclone Cleopatra

On November 18th, 2013 a powerful cyclone crushed Sardinia killing 16 people. Nine days have passed since that dark day and islanders are still coming to terms with the loss of lives and damage to homes, roads, businesses and schools. … Continue reading

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I want to live in Sardinia – answering your questions

Once in a blue moon this little blog receives an email about the cost of living in Sardinia, Italy and today I am answering one readers email. Dear JP, Thank you for your kind words, I appreciate that you follow along … Continue reading

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Sardinia’s Deadly Streets

From my safe, comfortable living-room I can hear ambulance sirens ring out, and I hope this time nobody has lost their life but it’s never that easy in Sardinia as every summer hundreds of people die on Sardinia’s deadly streets. … Continue reading

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8 things you should know before moving to Sardinia, Italy

This blog My Sardinian Life receives daily hits from people looking to move to Sardinia, Italy. So, I’ve compiled a little list for those out there searching for a life less ordinary in paradise. The search engine terms which brought … Continue reading

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When is the best time to visit Sardinia?

Sardinia is known for its long summer, turquoise coloured warm waters, 200 days of sunshine and an average yearly temperature that will melt any Canadian’s heart. So, when is the best time to visit this magical island in the Mediterranean? … Continue reading

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The naked truth on nude beaches in Sardinia, Italy

Sardinia is a mecca for beach lovers and with over 1849km of beautiful, pristine coastline it’s no wonder naked vacationers return year after year. Did you know? It’s illegal to get butt naked on a Sardinian public beach. That Sardinia … Continue reading

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