Moving to Italy

Research on the Road to Expat-hood

  I’m knee-deep in research for the husband’s and my attempt at expat-hood, and I haven’t read this site yet, but I’m bookmarking it for futher inspection. I’m halfway through “Live & Work in Italy” by Victoria Pybus, and have “Living Abroad in Italy” (John Moretti) and “The Expert Expatriate” […]

Italian Marriages Suffer from TMM: Too Much Mother-in-Law

  Mother-in-law problems cross borders and oceans – and apparently in Italy, they’re being blamed for a recent rise in the divorce rate. Some of the main reasons often cited for marriage problems include marrying too young, arguing over money, and meeting new partners – but a to a new […]

Looking Beyond the Popular Italian Regions

Italy is an incredibly popular holiday destination, there is no denying that. Most tourists, however, never make it beyond the “holy trinity” of Rome, Florence and Venice. After Frances Mayes’ Under the Tuscan Sun, more people were checking out Tuscan and Umbrian hilltowns, and now even Le Marche is experiencing […]