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  5 Great Golf Courses For Expats In Italy

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Although the history of golf in Italy goes back over a century, its beginnings in the region can be traced to Florence, which was an English colony at the time. Till today, the game has never truly taken hold in Italy. Approximately 125 years since the foundation of the first golf club, the country has only around 250 golf courses. In spite of this, Italy has somehow managed to offer some truly magnificent golf courses, whether you want to consider the architecture of the course or the beauty of the landscape. Here are five Italian golf courses that you must visit while you live there.

The Biella Golf Club
The Biella Golf Club, known otherwise as Le Betulle (The Birches), is located near the foot of the Alps, between Turin and the Aosta Valley.   more ...

  Where Do Expats Choose To Live In Italy? An Overview Of Popular Locations

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Italy is renowned for its beautiful natural scenery and the entire country has something to offer. The northern region is more developed and hence has better work opportunities. Many expats prefer to settle in central Italy where infrastructure is good. The South of Italy is a great place to unwind with its fresh air, pleasant weather and open spaces. If you’re not relocating as part of a company transfer, it may be confusing to decide where in Italy to settle down. The country after all expands over 300,000 square kilometers and is packed with cultural diversity. Here are some of the Italian destinations that are popular among expats.

The capital city of Rome is the political, economic and diplomatic center of the country.   more ...

  A Short Expat Guide To Food And Drink In Italy

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Italian cuisine is laden with rich regional variations and almost every town and village has their own specialties. The north of Italy displays a greater influence of French and Austrian cuisine with emphasis on richer and creamier meat and rice dishes.

The south features lighter fare dominated by ingredients like fish, tomatoes and olive oil. To get you better acquainted with the intricacies of the country’s cuisine, here is a short guide to food and drink for expats in Italy.


The terms ristorante and trattoria are often used to describe eateries in Italy. A ristorante usually refers to a more upmarket eatery, while a trattoria is more affordable and serves up home-style cooking.   more ...

  5 Good Reasons You Should Move To Italy

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There are many reasons why expats are drawn to Italy. It has a reputation as a country of art and culture, great food and wine, and warm, lively people that believe in living life to the fullest. Here are five good reasons that just might convince you to move to Italy.


One of the things Italy is most famous for is its food. Whether it’s the espresso, the myriad pasta dishes or the cheeses, Italian cuisine is perhaps the most popular cuisine in the world. Countries across the world have embraced Italian food and blended it into their own culinary culture, and with good reason.   more ...

  Learning To Communicate With The Locals In Italy - Some Tips For Expats

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When travelling or staying abroad, striking up a conversation with locals can sometimes be quite challenging. You may find yourself feeling frustrated or anxious when attempting to communicate the simplest things. Many tourists and expats – and locals alike – are known to lose their temper once in a while on account of the communication gap.

In Italy, it is quite easy to get by without speaking much Italian, especially in the major cities like Rome, Milan and Venice. The staff at most hotels, restaurants, transportation services, and shops are proficient in English. But communication difficulties may occur when travelling to the rural regions or the smaller cities of the country.   more ...


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