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  • Call her Hamlet

    Published March 14th, 2016 by Elizabeth Wahn
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    Ever hear of a female production of “Hamlet?” In celebration of the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, The English Theatre of Rome is offering one that shows how far we’ve come theatrically since the Bard penned his greatest masterpiece.

    This spring producer Gaby Ford and director Douglas Dean are staging “Hamlet” with an all female cast that includes Alashiya Gordes in the lead role, Georgia Darell as Horatio, and Nadia Caretto as Ophelia.

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  • Expat Spotlight: Anna’s Top 3 Tips for the Cinque Terre

    Published March 8th, 2016 by Anna Dennis
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    I first came to Italy from England in 2000 to study art and fifteen years later I am still here, married to my Italian husband and bringing up our two children in a small rural mountain village called Sasetta near the Cinque Terre.

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  • Traveling With or Moving Your Pets

    Published March 8th, 2016 by M. O'Neil Forwarding
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    Insiders Abroad interviewed me a few months ago about transporting pets abroad. I thought I’d share the end result with you here, to give you a little insight into what traveling with your pet entails.

    Should you have any questions, or need any help, check out my website or contact me at oneil@moneilforwarding.com or +39 06 2323 1085

    Or, feel free to comment here and I’ll get back to you!

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  • 31 Things an Insider Loves about Rome

    Published February 22nd, 2016 by ErinAbroad
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    After 39 years as a sports, travel and food writer, John Henderson retired in January 2014 and moved to Rome. After 2 years in the city he is still finding a lot to love.

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  • Two Worlds, One Relationship

    Published February 13th, 2016 by Karen Rigatti
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    Do you have a partner who enriches your worldview? And do you often experience frustration stemming from different points of reference, different societal norms and countless different cultural nuances? In my counseling practice, I work with many intercultural couples who find that in spite of enjoying the richness of two worlds in their relationship – and often two or more languages – they are also struggling with how to bridge the gap.

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  • Insider Spotlight: Robyn’s Top 3 Tips for Southern Italy

    Published February 9th, 2016 by Robyn
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    Robyn lives in Sydney, Australia, but the lure of Italy (particularly southern Italy) is strong. This has manifested in some strange ways. She married an Australian-born Italian man whose family is from Sicily, she drives an Alfa Romeo, and over the years she has attempted to learn to speak Italian three times (this time seems to be working). Needless to say she travels to Italy as much as she can and has great tips to share with our Insiders.

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  • Winter Vacation in the Dolomites

    Published February 1st, 2016 by ErinAbroad
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    The Dolomites are a huge mountain range, shared equally among three Italian provinces: Trentino, Südtirol, and Belluno. Now, most guides and sites will tell you that the best time to visit the Dolomites is in the summer, when you can hike its trails. I’m here to convince you to do it in the winter, like we did.

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  • Expat Spotlight: Cassandra Santoro’s Top 3 Tips for Florence, Italy

    Published January 18th, 2016 by Cassandra Santoro
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    Founder of Travel Italian Style, Cassandra Santoro offers hand-crafted, authentic experiences in Italy. She grew up like many other Italian-Americans—helping Nonna cut the mozzarella in our family-owned pizzeria, pasta on Sundays and learning from Nonno how to grow the perfect tomatoes in a garden. Eventually she found herself experiencing the real thing in Italy, applying for dual-citizenship and moving to Florence.

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  • Buying and Selling property in Italy - A Team Endeavor

    Published January 16th, 2016 by Donald Carroll
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    A dynamic couple from Chicago found a villa they wanted to buy in Montepulciano, Italy. Their real estate agent there had them sign a Proposta di Acquisto (offer to purchase) to send to the seller giving the price they wanted to pay and had them make out a check for Euro 5,000 in the name of the seller. The seller accepted, collected her check, and the deal became irrevocable. The agent asked the couple for his fee of 3% of the purchase price and they paid.

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  • What to do w/your Expat Child in Summer?

    Published January 9th, 2016 by SuperCamp Italy
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    Or…what I did last summer. Bringing 21st Life Skills & Learning to kids 10-18!
    By running the only Quantum Learning SuperCamp in Europe.

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