April 2020

Italy

Italy getting ready for Phase 2 of coronavirus lockdown

Photo by Roberto Nickson

Given the numbers, no one expected Italy lockdown to be lifted this weekend but Italians surely hoped for more concessions from the government. On Sunday, April 26, the Italian prime minister, Giuseppe Conte called in a press conference where he announced more gradual openings.   Coronavirus lockdown situation in Italy so far The coronavirus outbreak has been ebbing for some weeks now but the country needs to proceed with caution....

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HOW TO BE A HAPPY EXPAT IN ITALY (PART II)

Photo by Fernando Brasil

This is the second part of this post about being a happy expat in Italy. You can find the first part here.   6. Don’t be a guest   Even if you don’t want to spend the rest of your life in Italy, act as if you came here to stay. Our brain fatigues too much when we struggle to make a decision so convince it this is home.  ...

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EMPTY SPANISH STEPS FROM AN AMAZING PERSPECTIVE

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HOW TO BE A HAPPY EXPAT IN ITALY (PART I)

Photo by Patrick Carr

Here you are, ready for your new Italian adventure. Your dolce vita is ready to begin. You want to enjoy your time in Italy the best you can. How do you become a happy expat? Learn as much as you can about Italy but be aware of your feelings and emotions. These are the most useful tips:   1. Be open to your new expat life   In the beginning,...