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Living like a local in Italy

As things start to settle down with your move to Italy, it’s best to immerse yourself in the culture as soon as you can. It may seem intimidating...

Life for your pets in Italy

Finding a home in Italy

It’s important to be open-minded as you search for your new home. Italian homes are much different, smaller and older than what you may be used to...

Get connected in Italy

Upon arrival, getting the basics set up is vital. This includes your phone, internet, and television! The good news is that you have a variety of...

Getting a ride in Italy

 Follow these rules and tips to alleviate the stress of shipping, buying, registering and driving your vehicle in Italy:

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Sending love across the ocean: care packages for family and friends

Admiring the beautifully handcrafted items for sale at another European fest, a gorgeous piece of Polish pottery catches my eye. Immediately, the...

How to decide between off-base and on-base housing options overseas

On our second night in Germany, my husband and I found ourselves huddled up around the glow of my laptop long after our little ones had gone to...

Germany's awash in spring holidays

It’s a beautiful spring morning and you sit down at the wheel, braced for your morning commute. You...

German gifts to give for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a special day of the year when you celebrate the woman who has given you so much in life. However, living far away from family...

Make your new house feel like home

Standing on an island of square tile in a sea of unpacked boxes, I did my best to fight off that familiar, overwhelming ache of homesickness as it...

Fostering friendships

Moving to Europe was only the beginning of our adventure when my husband and I arrived. Transferring from our last base to a new unit and country...

The German way of skinny dipping

When the first warm sunny days hit, Germans start thinking about shedding their clothes and hitting the pool or beach.

Before heading out to...

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