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An Expat Guide To Taxes In Italy

Posted on Friday December 15, 2017 (14:55:16)

A country steeped in history, art, and culture, Italy has always been a hotspot for expats from all over the world. It sports a gorgeous climate that is considered one of the best in the European region, and is also home to some of the most beautiful cities in the world, the most famous of which are Venice, Florence and Rome. Good food and wine play an important role in daily life in Italy. In addition, the vibrant and friendly local people make it easy for expats to settle into the Italian lifestyle.   more ...

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Italy Or Spain – Which Would Suit You?

Posted on Friday November 03, 2017 (13:53:42)

Are you trying to decide between Italy and Spain as a destination? There are some similarities between these countries, both of which enjoy sunny Mediterranean weather, are populated with Latin peoples, harbor a great love for good wine and cuisine, have the tradition of an afternoon siesta, and are known for their warmth and hospitality. However, in other ways these two countries can seem worlds apart. Each country has their unique features and does things in their own characteristic ways.   more ...

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An Expat Guide To Driving In Italy

Posted on Thursday October 12, 2017 (07:33:27)

Driving in Italy can be daunting for those not used to the experience. The city streets are stressful to navigate, but the pace does slow down as you head towards the countryside.

For new expats who are looking forward to getting out on the road, here’s a guide to driving in Italy.   more ...

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A Guide To The Regional Delicacies Of Italy

Posted on Friday September 22, 2017 (08:43:40)

The boot-shaped peninsula is famous all around the world for its distinctive culture, especially its cuisine. Italian food has become extremely popular worldwide, and signature Italian dishes are now available in major global cities.   more ...

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What Do The New Residence Fees In Italy Mean For You?

Posted on Thursday September 14, 2017 (10:26:35)

Italy has become one of the most popular expat destinations for people from all across the world. Known for its rich history, modern infrastructure, warm people, scenic beauty and pleasant weather, Italy offers its residents a highly attractive lifestyle, with special emphasis on aspects such as family, food, fashion and festivities.   more ...

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An Expat Guide To Politics In Italy

Posted on Monday June 19, 2017 (15:10:11)
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Italy’s history stretches back all the way to the Roman Empire. In Italy, expats will find a rich cultural heritage that is evident even in the tiniest rural towns. Italian is the official language, but other languages such as Slovenian, German and French are also considered national languages, and are spoken along the Slovenian border, in the region of Trento and in the Valle d’Aosta. Italians are proud of their rich cultural heritage and their language and expect visitors and expats to at least attempt to speak Italian.   more ...

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An Expat Guide To The Permesso Di Soggiorno

Posted on Friday May 26, 2017 (09:44:16)
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What is Permesso Di Soggiorno?

This is a permit of stay not to be confused with an entry visa (which must be arranged separately if necessary and ideally prior to your arrival in the country).

The document is legally required by the Italian state for all foreign citizens who wish to reside in Italy.   more ...

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An Expat Guide To Moving Your Pet To Italy

Posted on Tuesday April 18, 2017 (13:58:39)
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Are you planning on bringing your animale domestico with you to start your new life in Italy?

Before making your move, you will need to make the necessary preparations for your pet to ensure their journey runs smoothly.

The logistics and preparation can be confusing at times and so we have put together a simple guide with all of the information you will need to ensure that your pet is prepared for entering Italy.   more ...

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A Guide To Learning Conversational Italian

Posted on Friday March 17, 2017 (17:12:54)

There are a myriad of options for those looking to gain proficiency certificates, skills in business language or go on to higher education.

But what about those of us who want to learn more conversational Italian? Day to day life Italian phrases that would help you navigate your way around ordinary tasks and be able to join in with social circles and integrate more comfortably?   more ...

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Italy - Recommended Social Media Accounts

Posted on Friday March 17, 2017 (16:14:36)
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At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Italy and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.   more ...