NEWS

Creative Relocation in Italy

To the world, it would seem that Italy has now been in a complete state of quarantine for more than 3 weeks and the world  is looking to us to see if the experiment of total shutdown has been successful.  Shockingly, the statistics are not showing any abatement in the...

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Our conscience says: stay at home

This past weekend, prime minister Giuseppe Conte has raised the state of alert in Italy by issuing a decree putting under quarantine 11 municipalities and the entire  province of Lombardy.  Last evening , Mr. Conte raised the alarm even further by putting all of Italy...

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COVID-19 Update: Appearances vs. Reality

There are continued concerns of the COVID-19 situation in Italy although fewer than last week.  In the province of Lombardy, we have fewer Red areas subject to quarantine and a greater number of designated Yellow areas.  However, the alert remains high.  Last week...

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Health Concerns in Northern Italy

To all our friends including our followers, we are all concerned about what is happening in the world as the COVID-19 virus spreads.  Up until this past weekend, our hearts were filled with compassion for those people in countries that were affected.  Now, it has...

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Visit at Cologne Furniture Fair

Just a week ago, I attended the furniture fair in Cologne with my U.S. partners at Cort Furniture Rental. My longtime friend and buyer for Cort – Ann Sennewald – had been telling me for several years to come to the Cologne Fair. Whenever she came to the Fiera del...

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Managing expectations or servicing needs?

Mindful listening.  A phrase that I frequently hear from my son, Henry Eve, psychologists  working with young adults that cannot verbally express themselves. If you cannot express yourself verbally, the next emotion that you feel is that of anger.  Is that applicable...

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How to speak to your clients

This is my second year that I meet Caroline Curik at the ARPIN booth.  The ARPIN staff manning the booth always have a great smile, know them as a great international moving company and have many “doggy-friendly” gadgets as give-aways. Back to Caroline… in her spare...

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After the Summer Holidays

The month of August has ended  and work recomenced in this gorgeous country. However, we are still somewhat in vacation mode till schools reopen and mothers and children come back to the cities.   I look  around the Tennis Club close to my home with its beautiful 25...

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Ferragosto! What it means in Italy

We are always telling our clients to plan for their relocation needs to be completed before the month of August. And if it is an immigration initiation ,we tell our clients to have the documentation concluded by the beginning of July.  And they ask........ Why? It is...

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