Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Info on Relocation and Moving to Italy


Here are the links for Relocation and Moving to Italy:



  • Italy – Select from list of cities/towns in Italy – "Weatherbase is your one authoritative source for finding monthly weather records and averages for more than 16,439 cities worldwide." – Source: Weatherbase
  • italy-weather-and-maps.com – home to maps of Italy, current Italian weather conditions, and six day weather forecasts for every Italian region and province.
* = Blog entry has been updated.

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The above links as of this date are/were current. If anyone has any suggestions for any other additional web sites and/or links for reference, please feel free to post your comment and I'll update this blog entry.

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These initial blog entries are a foundation for what is to follow as the time gets closer to when my wife and I move to Italy. NOTE: UPDATE – In September. 2007. my wife (dual citizen), our dog, Siena Lucca and I moved to Monte San Savino (AR), Italy.

Right now, the time frame is 3 - 4 years out. If we hit the lottery, it's a lot sooner. However, in the meantime, we are taking language lesson, learning as much about Italy as we can before the move and making annual trips to Italy to find out where we may live. Right now, there is no favorite location. Over the past 12+ trips to Italy either together or separately, we have spent most of our time in Tuscany and Umbria. In the last 3 - 4 years, we have leased a car from Renault Eurodrive and driven in into Italy from Nice, France and back. Renting a house again in either Tuscany or Umbria and making other trips to my wife's ancestral beginnings in Meta and Sorrento. We have travel north to south and east to west in Italy. Besides driving in from France, we have trained in from either Switzerland or Germany and I have driven in from Germany. We have done the Planes, Trains and Automobiles routine plus the ferry from Corsica.

In the above blog entry, I have distinguished between relocation and moving. While one can argue that they are one and the same, there are differences. For this blog entry, I am associating RELOCATION with a private/public corporation or company or organization sponsored move (read relocation) to Italy. For MOVING, I am associating an individual's move to Italy without any company or organization's financial assistance or aid. It may appear to be splitting hairs. It is a fine line and a grey area but one that exists because no matter what, one is moving from one country to another. For the purposes of this blog entry most of the references and links, in this case, are from the USA to Italy.

Note: I have other blog entries
that may be of interest to some individuals:

Plan on stopping back because this blog entry will be updated on a regular basis.

That's it for Monday, 30 January 2006: lunedì, 30 gennaio 2006.

Ciao, Ben

Today’s quote is an Italian proverb, author unknown.

"Doppo 'e quarant' anne nun s'addimanda chiu "Cumme staje?", ma "Cumme te sienti?"
"After age 40, don't ask "How are you?", but rather "How do you feel?"

Please read my wife's blog about our life in Italy with photographs:

Friends and Family in Italy

Going to Spain, read my new blog:

Info About, For or On Spain – a source of links About, For or On Spain for those individuals traveling or already living in Spain.



Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for this website! My fiance and I will be relocating to Italy this coming February. I am now looking into car leasing/purchase options. Our stay will be 2-2.5 years. Would you recommend leasing a car or buying a used car? Thank you again.

Angel said...

Very happy I found your blog! I am in the beginning stages of moving to Italy - nine months to go - and the information you provide is exactly what I need to get started. I know there are many hurdles but I appreciate the time and effort you put into this. Good luck with your travels.