Going off the beaten track in Italy

Going off the beaten track in Italy

Three Italian regions often overlooked by British buyers, where you can find the real Italy away from tourist crowds and expat communities. How many Italian regions can you name? Tuscany, Umbria, Liguria… But did you get Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Molise and Basilicata?...
Tuscany: every house buyers’ dream location?

Tuscany: every house buyers’ dream location?

Ask someone to name an Italian region and Tuscany is sure to be top of the list. Quintessential images of Italy include the Duomo in Florence, the leaning tower of Pisa and a landscape of rolling hills, vineyards and that famous bendy road lined with cypress trees...
Italian country life

Italian country life

When we bought a farm house in Italy our main concern was to get the house habitable, not to get chickens or ducks. But, Cosimo was keen to teach us about traditional Italian country life. Cosimo was the previous owner of our run down masseria in Puglia. He grew up in...
The cost of living in Italy

The cost of living in Italy

When I visit family back in the UK, the cost of everything seems so expensive compared to where we live in Italy. I have listed some of our living costs here, so you can make your own comparisons. With Italy’s reputation for attracting the wealthy with its elegant...
Low budget Italian homes

Low budget Italian homes

With Italy’s reputation for style, history, art, culture and cuisine, many people assume property prices will be out of their reach. But there are many parts of Italy that are very affordable. Down through the south-central regions and across the south you can find...
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