American Military Housing in Vicenza

Villagio Housing Vicenza, Italy

“Where will I live?” is a big question when moving to Italy. You may wonder how you will ever find housing or if everyone lives in government quarters. Hopefully, this post will help explain the housing system here in Vicenza. Options for Military Housing in Vicenza For active duty military families, there are three options […]

How to Keep a U.S. Phone Number When Living in Italy

I don’t know how people survived living in a foreign country before all the technology we have today existed. Writing letters and short but expensive phone calls were the norm. Thank goodness that is no longer the case. We now have quite a few options to stay in touch with our friends and family stateside. […]

5 Websites to Watch American TV in Italy (For Free)

I miss my satellite dish. More accurately, I miss being able to watch my TV shows. Normally I complain about everyone in my family watching too much television, but after moving to Italy I realized how much I enjoyed the TV programs I did watch. I know, I know. The military gave us one of […]

What 220 Volt Appliances Do You Need?

220 V Appliance

  As I have talked about before, electricity is different in the United States than it is in Europe. This means you have to put a bit more thought into the appliances you use each day. Some of your 110 volt appliances will work fine, other times it is easier to purchase new (or gently […]

Why You Need An Electrical Transformer

Let’s talk some more about electricity. I know it is not the most exciting chat we could have, but trust me when I say it is important. Moving overseas means you need to check a few things on all your stuff that uses electricity. Some of these things will work fine, other things are probably […]