No-Fee Passports and Tourist Passports, What is the Difference?

Your family is on orders to Italy. You know you will need a passport. You talk to friends or spouses that have been there and do that, but it still seems confusing. Do you need one or two passports? What is the difference between the passport that you apply for through the military installation travel […]

What is a Codice Fiscale?

Do I Need a Codice Fiscale?

If you live in Italy very long, eventually someone will ask you for your Codice Fiscale. If you are anything like I was, you will have no idea of what it is or why anyone would need such a thing. Here is a short lesson in yet another piece of paperwork that will be important […]

Welcome to Italy Army Video, Part 2

In Part 2 of the “Welcome to Italy” video, you can learn about driving, health care and Italian culture. Check it out here: If you have not seen Part 1 of the “Welcome to Italy” Video, check it out Here.

Welcome to Italy Army Video, Part 1

Here is what the U.S. Army has to say about Caserma Ederle and Italian bases in its “Welcome to Italy” video! These videos have some good information on them, so take a look! Here is Part 1 of Welcome to Italy, Caserma Ederle Not especially exciting, but very helpful!   Check out Part 2 HERE!

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 […]