Expat Guide to Living in Parma
Whether you're already living in Parma or preparing to move to Parma, our Expat Guide to Living in Italy offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Parma. For answers to specific questions, visit our Italy Forum to talk with expats in Parma.
One expat in Parma, Italy says that finding a good apartment takes connections. She also wishes she had left behind some of her extra furniture, because it doesn't fit in her apartment.
Culture Shock Report
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Parma handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Parma by filling out our Culture Shock Report.
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Living Overseas Report
What are people's priorities in Parma - 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 Parma by filling out our Living Overseas Report.
Submit a Living Overseas Report
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
More Moving to Parma Reports
What should you take with you when you move to Parma? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Parma? Below are some of the responses from expats in Parma:
International School Report
Parents are invited to answer questions about the schools that their kids attend (Pre-K through High School) in hopes of helping others moving to Parma with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Parma, take a few minutes to submit a School Review.
Submit an International School Review
Dream vs. Reality Report
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Parma. If you are already living in Parma, 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 Parma by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Parma? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Parma? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
Submit a Working Abroad Report