Expat Guide to Living in Rome
Whether you're already living in Rome or preparing to move to Rome, our Expat Guide to Living in Italy offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Rome. For answers to specific questions, visit our Italy Forum to talk with expats in Rome.
If you're moving to Rome, our Guide to Living in Rome provides answers to the questions most often asked by newcomers. Is living in Rome expensive? Which are the best International Schools in Rome? What if my apartment is a little smaller than the size required for obtaining a Residency Card? Where do expats live in Rome? The list goes on.
More Culture Shock Reports for Rome
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Rome handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Rome:
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Living Overseas Report
What are people's priorities in Rome - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Help other expats and people moving to Rome by filling out our Living Overseas Report.
Submit a Living Overseas Report
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
More Moving to Rome Reports
What should you take with you when you move to Rome? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Rome? Below are some of the responses from expats in Rome:
Submit an International School Review
Reviews of Schools in Rome
Reviews and school profiles from expat parents and even a few school administrators in Rome. Great place to find insight into school facilities, teachers and curriculum. Below are some of the reviews from expats in Rome:
Dream vs. Reality Report
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Rome. If you are already living in Rome, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.
Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report
Overseas Retirement Report
Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Rome by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Submit a Having a Baby Abroad Report
Having a Baby in Rome Reports
How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Rome? Below are some of the reports from expats in Rome:
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Rome? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Rome? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
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