Living Villa Cappelli
About This Show
Direct from Italy! Follow the adventures of two Americans living and running a villa in Puglia, Italy, and learn all about Italian the culture, people, food and fun. Every week, we’ll share our lives with you and what life in Italy is really like especially for two Americans. From Italian recipes to travel in Italy to interviews with others who share the same Italian spirit, we’ll cover it all. So come along for the ride and discover that life is better when you put a little Italian into it.
Most Recent Episode
047: International Nomads Austin and Geneva
5 days ago
Enjoy our interview with our recent guests 10-year-old Geneva and her father Austin, who are traveling the world together. Topics we cover: An introduction to Austin and Geneva who made Villa Cappelli a pit stop on their world tour Austin is single father traveling with his daughter Geneva who is 10 years old The most recent cities they've visited after traveling for a year and a half Whether our not they are in the witness protection program Geneva was born in NY She's been to 31 countries at the ripe old age of 10 What her favorite country is (or does she have one?) What Austin's favorite countries are The country that Austin believes everyone should visit (and surprisingly it's NOT Italy). We should have kicked him out of the villa right then. How Austin decided to home school Geneva a couple of years ago based on the advice of one of her teachers It was difficult in the beginning, but now Geneva works with her father to design her curriculum Austin really wants her to be curious and to know herself If you are interested, here are a couple of resource sites for homeschooling: http://www.homeschool.com/ https://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/06/17/guide-to-the-best-homeschooling-and-unschooling-resources/ How homeschooling helps you really get to know your child and their strengths of weaknesses How Austin and Geneva got to be a part of our harvest tour for 2016 and help us pick olives Why Austin decided to have Geneva as a single parent The process Austin went through, from surrogacy and more, in order to have Geneva And how Geneva's mother was actually Austin's French teacher How money wasn't really fulfilling him and why he decided to have Geneva Austin's philosophy of people on the color spectrum How they talked about changing their last names, and Austin's was Frost and Geneva's was Bagel, which she based on being a name that was used to pick on her in school What it's like for Geneva being the child of a gay father Does she feel like anything is missing?