When I literally sold everything I owned in 1996 and decided to "move" to Italy. I knew no one, spoke half-ass Italian and had the highly delusional idea that I would be able to do some technology consulting as I had recently bailed on a career selling board-level components to technology OEM's. When I was at the Salt Lake airport getting ready to board my plan to JFK -> Milan, Italy I was literally locked up in the fear of the unknown. But, you just get on the plane and move forward.
Wow. Moving to Italy solo. I'd like to travel there and toyed with that idea myself earlier this year but my english language ignorance has meant I haven't picked up any foreign languages (except a tiny bit of German). I bailed on that idea, fearful that I would stress about not knowing the local lingo. So kudos to you.
Love the photo.