Julia in Puglia

Julia moved to Italy in 2010 and has renovated a masseria in Puglia.

Articles by Julia in Puglia

Holiday homes in Italy’s most beautiful countryside

Now more than ever, people are wanting to get into the fresh air and spend their downtime surrounded by nature. According to a leading Italian website, this summer more holiday home searches than ever are focused on properties far from the madding crowd in Italy’s beautiful scenery. We went in search of Italy’s coolest countryside…

Holiday homes in Italy’s most beautiful countryside

Now more than ever, people are wanting to get into the fresh air and spend their downtime surrounded by nature. According to a leading Italian website, this summer more holiday home searches than ever are focused on properties far from the madding crowd in Italy’s beautiful scenery. We went in search of Italy’s coolest countryside…

Can you work remotely – and efficiently – from Italy’s countryside?

Can you work online from the Italian countryside? Over the past year many of us have adapted to working from home, with varying degrees of success! The growth in smart working has had two interesting effects. Firstly, it has increased the demand for homes out of the city, with space to work and enjoy a healthy outdoor lifestyle. Secondly, it has led many of us to rethink our plans for moving abroad. After all, why shouldn’t “home” be in the Italian countryside? For the second point, please refer to our visa and residency pages. Essentially, you can stay in the European Union

Full steam ahead on post-Covid travel to Italy

Italy is using part of its multi-billion euro Covid recovery fund to speed up transport services. While most of that will be on high-speed lines, nearly half a billion euros will be spent reopening train lines to more remote villages, including bringing steam engines back to tourist lines. It all adds up to a significant boost for those looking for a new life, or a holiday home in Italy, whether in the cities or the countryside. 

90 days for holiday stays in Italy

A select group of non-EU countries are able to holiday in the Schengen zone for up 90 days in a period of 180 days, without a tourist visa. After Brexit, the UK was also added to the list, joining countries such as Australia, Canada and the United States of America.