An American in Italy

One meal at a time.



I'm Lauren!

I recently made the life-changing decision to move to Italy to pursue my citizenship through descent, or jure sanguinis.

Moving to Italy has been terrifying, exhilarating, confusing, and exciting.

Now I'm using my experience to make your move or visit to Italy easier! Take a look at my videos, blog posts, and printable guides.

Where in Italy should you visit?

Where in Italy should you visit?


Recently on the blog

catch up on my adventures!


Dolomites Driving Tour

In this Dolomites Italy Vlog, we’ll explore the most beautiful mountain range – the Dolomites! Shop at a local Italian market, eat pizza, and enjoy the stunning mountain views!


Venice: Escape the Crowds by Visiting These Unique Islands

Murano and Burano islands are just off the islands that make up Venice, and they're worth the boat ride to see Murano glass making, Burano lace making, and more!

Latest Videos

Subscribe to Owe it to Spaghetti

Sign up for moving tips, travel guides, blog updates, and more!

This form collects information we will use to send you updates about promotions, special offers, and news. We will not share or sell your personal information. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Something went wrong. Please check your entries and try again.