Members Have Their Say

IWA Modena Members have their say

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An EXPAT Friendship by Sarah Alcala

In August of 1990 my husband, Paul, and I moved along with our 5 month old daughter from Michigan to Graz, Austria and so it began. Since that time, we have lived on 4 continents in 5 countries and in 7 cities including the USA. Apart from the obvious adventures,...

My Modenese Hit List – by Maria Ortega Villanueva

After joining some IWA Modena meetings and getting to know some of you, I have realized that many members came to Modena not long ago and in several cases, such as mine, came from a big city and were shocked by the change… especially during winter, when it is cold...

Il Borgetto – the little known secret by Arpita Pandya D’Amico

I don’t know about you but we’re always having to look for something to do at the weekend with guests who’ve flown in to experience our “bella vita”. Something typically Italian that reaffirms the grass-is-always-greener feeling one often gets when one is on holiday...

Water, Water, Water! – by Juli Madacey

Did you know that the human body is made up of more than two-thirds water?  Every cell in your body requires water.  Just a few of the benefits of drinking enough water are: Clear, smooth skin Proper kidney function Clear thinking Blood pressure regulation Properly...

Expo Milano 2015 – by Kathrin Gövert

This May I took my children (aged 10, 7 & 4) out of school to have a glimpse of the Expo Milano. On a pretty hot day we arrived at the world trade show, filled with anticipation at what we were going to see. Oscar, the youngest, first had to overcome the shock...

Spring into Health! – by Juli Madacey

In springtime many of us look at our state of health and fitness and decide it’s time to make some changes - to “spring clean” our bodies and our routines, in a manner of speaking.  A question I’m frequently asked is, “What is the easiest and fastest way to improve my...