If you’re dreaming of a new life in Italy, there’s no reason to wait until retirement. With a bit of creativity, a move is the perfect chance to ditch the 9-5 to be your own boss, or to make a sideways career step – so many buyers successfully open holiday businesses, work as English teachers, writers, estate agents, sport coaches and more. And so can you!
Settling in to life in Italy, you’ll soon discover that your new community has a party every year – the town festival (“festa”). Indeed when you buy a home in Italy you don’t just acquire a property somewhere warm and gorgeous, you become part of a community with ancient traditions. Join in!
The environment we live in and the food we eat can dramatically affect our physical and mental health. So no wonder the lifestyle in Tuscany is so good for our health. And if you have spent years dealing with the stresses of work, driving in heavy traffic and looking after a family, you deserve to move to a relaxing and healthy place like Tuscany!
Will children be staying at your Italian property? Whether they’re family or rental guests, if the kids are having fun then the adults can relax and enjoy their time in Italy too. And a home in Italy will help them appreciate the finer things in life. Like good fresh food, art, architecture and the glory of a beautiful view. What’s more, Italians will love your kids too! So where can you buy in Italy where the kids will love it as much you do?
On the heel of Italy’s stylish “boot” is the unique and charming region of Apulia. Long hot summers and mild winters, 500 miles of coastline, a Mediterranean diet of fresh local produce and friendly communities all make Apulia a lovely place to buy a home. But where are the best areas? And what is a trullo and a masseria and why are they so popular?