Expats Italy: 5 Tips for Living in Florence, Italy
By Betsy Burlingame
A beloved tourist destination known for its art and architecture, expats in Florence have mixed reviews of living in Florence.
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Help other expats and newcomers by answering questions about the challenges and adventures of living in Florence.
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Moving to Florence, Italy
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Expat Report: Moving to Florence
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Expat Report: Culture Shock in Florence
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Expats moving to Italy envision a romantic lifestyle in one of the most beautiful countries in the world. However, it is important to make sure that you do comprehensive research and fully understand what it will mean to move to the city, town or village you choose.
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