Discover Italy through the lens of our Top 8 Expats in Italy who follow us on Instagram. Experience the joys, challenges, and cultural richness of their Italian adventures. Join us in celebrating these expats who have embraced and beautifully captured the essence of life in Italy. Check out our socials to learn more about our featured expat followers, who they are, and their journey to Italy.
Piazza Talk Lucca
One day, a sea captain named Enzo and a book restorer named Celia chose to live between Lucca and Bagni di Lucca in Northern Tuscany. They are passionate about sharing the beauty and rich culture of the area. On top of this, you can even stay at their secluded farmhouse villa near Lucca.
Casa Rame Tuscany
Follow along as Margaret and David decorate their small Italian home and learn how to care for their beautiful Tuscan olive grove. Fall in love with their charming Tuscan house as they turn it into their home. In addition, they made their dream a reality by creating their first batch of cold-pressed evoo.
The Amateurs Abroad
Lisa and Lorrah are sisters renovating their house in Italy, traveling, and enjoying life. By embracing their amateur status, they help to motivate others to follow their ways and join them on a life of adventure. They have also made plenty of friends along the way via house hunting for others in Mussomeli.
La Bolla Puglia
Pete and Sally’s story began when they moved from the UK to live at La Bolla in Puglia. It is a traditional stone farmhouse that they have renovated to include solar energy for electricity and harvested rainfall for water supply. To top it off, they have chosen to create a drought tolerant Mediterranean garden in various areas around La Bolla, helping to give plant interest throughout the year.
Our Italian Destiny
Debbie and Stijn sold all of their things in the States in exchange for a life of travel. After traversing through Europe, they fell head over heels in love with Umbria. They even ended up buying and renovating a house there! Even though Italy is their new home, they have still not given up the life of a traveler.
The Helpful Expat
Originally from Los Angeles, California, Tomika shares invaluable insights on the expat life in Italy. As a move abroad mentor, she guides Americans through Europe’s steps, offering practical tips and occasional “Chit Chat With An Expat” sessions, fostering a supportive community for those embracing new cultures.
Danielle is a British expat capturing the essence of life in Molise through her Instagram. Nestled in this breathtaking Italian region, Danielle shares glimpses of her daily life, her close-knit family, and her enriching travels. Join her in her journey, providing a vibrant window into the unique blend of cultures and experiences that define her life as an expat.
Kaila is the co-founder of Vero, where honest connection and genuine Italian moments drive her and her husband daily. Their mission is to bring you authentic Italian experiences through exclusive food and wine tours, luxurious countryside rentals, and so much more.
Read more expat interviews in our Chat with an Expat section.