Category: Move Abroad

The ultimate guide to driving a scooter in Rome, with tips, tricks and safety suggestions

How to drive a scooter in Italy: 50 tips and tricks for driving a Vespa in Rome

I’ve been driving a scooter (or motorino, as they’re called in Italy) in Rome for nearly ten years. That’s a decade of insane traffic, painful tumbles, vigorously exchanged gestures with other drivers and coming back to find your (parked) Vespa dented or with the seat slashed. It’s also been ten years of always being on…

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The Korean Cultural Institute in Rome or Istituto Culturale Coreano is a great centre offering free Korean cooking classes, language classes and more.

7 reasons to visit the Korean Cultural Institute in Rome, including free cooking classes

An introduction to the Korean Cultural Institute in Rome, the Istituto Culturale Coreano You don’t have to be a fan of K-pop or even know your kimchi from your bibimbap to realise that Korean culture has pervaded modern Western life. Most of us own or have owned a device made by Korean electronics giant Samsung,…

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Oscar Farinetti's Eataly has announced its first London location, after inking a deal with property owner and developer British Land to open at its 135 Bishopsgate development in 2020. The marketplace will be the first Eataly in London and the UK.

Eataly announces its first location in London, opening 2020

Oscar Farinetti’s Eataly has announced its first London location, after inking a deal with property owner and developer British Land to open at its 135 Bishopsgate development in 2020. Marking the first Eataly in London, and the UK for that matter, Eataly has signed a 42,000 ft2 lease on the ground and first floors of…

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If you're planning a Belgian brewery tour when visiting Brussels, Cantillon, one of the last traditional Lambic beer producers in Belgium, should be top of the list. How to visit Cantillon brewery.

Belgian Brewery tour: Visiting Cantillon, Belgium’s last Lambic beer brewer in Brussels

If you’re determined to book a Belgian brewery tour when you visit Brussels, visiting Cantillon should be top of the list. This traditional Lambic brewery, known as the last independent Lambic brewer in Belgium, dates back to 1900 when Paul Cantillon decided to set up a brewery in the Anderlecht neighbourhood of Brussels. At the…

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These 12 ideas for wonderful winter holidays in Slovenia include skiing, spas, historical trips, mountains, lake Bled, and restaurant recommendations.

12 magical ideas for wonderful winter holidays in Slovenia

While Slovenia is a great all-year round destination, there’s something rather magical about winter holidays in Slovenia. This small, but incredibly varied country has a wealth of fabulous hotels, rural experiences, historical resources and fun, alternative destination ideas. Read on for 12 magical ways to spend your wonderful winter holidays in Slovenia. 1. Winter holidays…

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One of Slovenia's best kept secrets is its sensational spas, so don't miss out on a Slovenia spa experience if you’re planning to visit Slovenia.

Visiting Slovenia: the five best Slovenia spa experiences

One of Slovenia’s best kept secrets is its sensational spa and wellness centres, so don’t miss out on a Slovenia spa experience if you’re planning to visit Slovenia any time soon. Nestled between Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia, small but mighty Slovenia boasts a bit of everything – a Mediterranean coastline, a foothold in the…

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Testaccina and Beyond the Label's Paul Capper visit Aix Rosé in Provence, a premier wine producer focusing on rosé wines, whites and reds.

(VIDEO) Exploring France’s vineyards: a visit to Aix Rosé wines in Provence

From Manchester in the UK, via the Universities of Oxford and Chicago, to working in Sydney, Australia: for Paul Capper, life has involved more journeys than most. These days, the young British entrepreneur is based in Oz where he runs a wine-focused start-up called Beyond the Label. Located in the Miranda shopping centre in Sydney’s…

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The Cappuccino Index: what’s the fair price in Europe for a cup of coffee?

What does a cappuccino really cost around the world? New research shines the spotlight on flats and flat whites everywhere, in an attempt to create a really comparable index of the cost of living Everyone loves making imaginary house purchases, don’t they? Whether you’re a holiday fantasist or a planning a neighbourhood upgrade, it’s always…

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Maria Pasquale of HeartRome: “When You Write, Be Authentic”

Don’t underestimate Maria Pasquale, the brains behind HeartRome, a polished lifestyle blog which pays homage to great gelato and fine dining in Rome and beyond, covering spa experiences, art history, Melbourne highlights, Abruzzo home-cooking and the odd Parisian macaron. HeartRome is a feel-good place to hang out, pick up gourmet dining tips for the capital…

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Studying in Rome: 4 Overseas Students Share Their Experiences

Every year, thousands of overseas students head to Rome to spend a semester in the Eternal City, study for a Bachelors, a Masters, or even a PhD. We talk to four students from four very different institutions in the city, about what they think of living in Rome, their tips for other students, and why…

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