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  • Expat Easter in Italy

    Published April 18th, 2014 by ErinAbroad
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    For this long Easter weekend, shops are closed, families are gathering and people are celebrating. One of the holiest festivals in the Christian calendar, Easter in Italy is one of the year’s highlights.

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  • Inside the mythology of a CV - A quick overview of the CV writing tragedy

    Published March 17th, 2014 by rumiana
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    You have recently moved to Europe or intend to do so soon. You find yourself in a totally new environment with a mind boggling ‘to do’ list – things that back in your homeland wouldn’t even cross your mind. You don’t know where to start in your hunt for a job. You browse hundreds of websites per day, read a variety of requirements and come across acronyms far beyond the classic resume concept. Some talk about Europass CV others want just a CV, a third a resume, fourth a mix of all. You then realize you have become an expat and pose yourself the question: what happened to the simple job search? Why can’t I just email a simple CV? Why are things different in this country?

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  • AMERICAN STUDENT MISSING IN ROME

    Published February 22nd, 2014 by Administrator
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    JOHN DURKIN went missing in Rome 2 days ago. He is an American
    student from Bates College in Maine (USA) on the Trinity College (Hartford,
    CT USA) Program in Rome.

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  • "A Very Capricious Venetian Carnival Affair in the Eternal City" MASQUERADE PARTY

    Published February 27th, 2014 by lori hickey
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    It’s the EVENT OF THE YEAR in Rome this Saturday evening Feb, 22! Don’t miss this once-in-a lifetime Carnival Masquerade evening filled with mystery, music, marvel and much more. Visit the Event Page for full details http://www.popuprome.com/

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  • Buy Luxury Office on Lake Como

    Published December 18th, 2013 by Property At Lake Como
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    Buy Office at Lake Como – An office in Como shores brings exclusivity, and Villa Sforni is offering the same to businessmen & organizations looking for commercial spaces. The prestigious office for sale in Lake Como area includes the whole ground floor for office usage. Perfect for bank branches and legal associate offices, Villa Sforni occupies a unique lakefront position well connected with ferry and road transportation options. Just 5 km away from train station, the property is appropriate for global brands willing to buy representative office at Lake Como. Visit www.villaatlakecomo.comfor purchase related queries and property features.

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  • October at the Beach

    Published October 21st, 2013 by Susie White
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    Fall hasn’t yet decided to settle in here in Rome. No, we’re no longer dealing with 35 degree (celsius) temperatures, but skies have been clear and I still haven’t put on a closed shoe or anything with long sleeves. That can be quite a feat some years. I guess we are very lucky this year, but I am keeping my fingers crossed that the next six months will provide the necessary rain for our farmers (brings to mind a Sesame Street lesson on cows needing rain to produce grass so they can produce milk) and not too much to cause the so often seen disasters, which in some areas have unfortunately already popped up.

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  • New beach destination venue

    Published May 9th, 2014 by Julie Sanders
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    New beach destination venue in Pineto, located in Abruzzo, Italy.

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  • Moving to the center of Florence, my story

    Published September 16th, 2013 by Georgette
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    Moving your entire life is never easy, especially when you have comfortably accumulated seven year’s worth of stuff in a two bedroom apartment that you suddenly have to fit in a tinier home. That is my reality. I have lived in Florence, Italy for over seven years, the city of the Renaissance movement, Michelangelo’s David and so many items on the UNESCO cultural heritage list, it makes you want to scream – “guess what, I live here!”.

    Life as longer-termed expat however, can exhibit a very different reality than that of a s...

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  • The Rainbow Gathering

    Published August 28th, 2013 by sproutchick
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    A friend of mine shot me a message saying “Hey there is a festival of Rainbow People I can’t go maybe you can?” I had no clue what she was talking about but she sent me the link and the next day my husband and I venturned with our two little sausage dogs on our way to Mirapuri, Italy About an hour and a half from Milan, we arrived at the Omnidiet hotel as instructed by the site page and grabbed our packs to hike 30 min to camp leaving our car infrount of the hotel. Neither one of us really knowing what to expect .When we arrived at camp ,set up our tent , unpacked and headed down to the “kitchen” area.. We were greeted by other campers sitting around the campfire and were handed a bowl of zucchini pasta! H...

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  • Living Frugally Overseas

    Published August 28th, 2013 by Michael Jones
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    I’ve had the opportunity to talk with quite a large number of expats that have moved from their homes in the UK for distant lands. Most are retired, but some are still working. Nearly all of them are concerned with stretching their money as far as they can. In fact, I don’t think I’ve run across any one that thought they had more than enough money to maintain them in retirement.
    From my own experience and gleaning what I can from others, I’ve come across a number of strategies to cut down on expenses and save money.

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