7 Can’t-Miss Day Trips from Turin

Turin is an amazing city. But there’s more to the Piedmont region than just the city! From picturesque wine-country villages to incredible mountain vistas, there’s so much more waiting to be discovered just outside of Turin. Check out some of our favorite day trips from Turin, and start…

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A Day Out in Turin: What to See and Do

A piazza full of palaces. A legendary shroud. Ancient ruins dotting the road under an Alpine skyline. Welcome to Torino. Often overlooked in favour of more-famous Milan or Rome (la-dee-da…), Turin is possibly one of Italy’s most charming, unique cities-- as well as its third largest! If you’re…

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How to: Live Like a Local in Milan

Confession: after moving to the north of Italy over a year ago, I still hadn't explored Milan. You know how it is: you arrive in a new city, you get comfortable in the tourist center, and you kinda just, well, stay there. Schlepping along with the usual tourist fare. People…

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Where to go: Studying in Italy

Italian universities are prestigious and offer students superior teaching. Of course studying in Italy has the added bonus of the famous cuisine, superb architecture and countless awe-inspiring attractions. This guide lists the top universities and cities for international students in Italy as well as visa requirements. Top Universities in Italy…

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Things to Know Before Becoming a Digital Nomad

The Digital Nomad lifestyle is becoming increasingly popular. Thousands of people worldwide are leaving their 9-5 to travel and work online full time, moving to a new city every few weeks or months. And while being a Digital Nomad allows incredible amounts of freedom and adventure, there are some hurdles…

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Best Italian Banks for Expats

So you’ve moved to Italy. You did it! But, before you pop open that nice bottle of prosecco and celebrate a fait accompli, you might want to open an Italian bank account in your new dream city. “Another thing to do? Oh brother, bank accounts are a nightmare.” I…

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6 Practical Christmas Gifts for Expats

Okay, Christmas is literally just around the corner (How did this happen?!) and being an expat, Christmas gifts were always a question mark. I normally go home at some point around holiday time and my family quickly learned that my very limited suitcase size means I probably won’t be…

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