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Navigating the Bureaucracy: How Can I Work Legally in Italy?

Navigating the Bureaucracy: How Can I Work Legally in Italy?

March 24, 2009

Living in Italy is very different from being a tourist in Italy, in large part because of Italian bureaucracy. I have worked legally in Italy in a couple different jobs: first as a tour guide, and then as an expat….

Attention to Detail

Attention to Detail

February 24, 2009

  Sure, we all have checklists when we go to Italy. There are things we definitely want to see. But I suggest adding “time to amble” to any Italian checklist.   Walk slowly and notice the rooftops, walls of buildings,…

Parking for Women

Parking for Women

December 23, 2008

I took this photo in a parking garage in Turin. The sign translates as: Parking Spot Reserved for Women I had a couple different reactions to this sign: on one hand, I was grateful, because the spot was wider than…

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