12 Mistakes People Make After Moving to Italy

Blending in and learning the culture takes time; here are some tips to help with the transition.

The following article, written by Patrick Browne, appears on The Local. 

So you’re finally moving to Italy and are ready to throw yourself headlong into la dolce vita?

Congratulations. However, moving to Italy (or any other country for that matter) is often fraught with difficulty. Here are a few common mistakes foreigners make when living in Italy.

Making only expat friends

Italy can be complicated. Its bureaucracy can baffle and most of the information you need to live a rich and full life is probably going to be written in Italian or bad English, if it’s written down at all.

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