• How to Get Certified to Teach English Abroad

    Your certification for teaching English is arguably the most important part of the whole process. There are probably at least 50 places, online and in person, where you can get certified, but be aware: cheaper does not mean better. With a TEFL certification, you get what you pay for. When you arrive to your classroom […]

  • How to Fill Out Your Permesso Di Soggiorno: A Step-by-Step Guide

    permesso di soggiorno kit

    So by now I’m sure you have realized the permesso di soggiorno kit is written in Italian. Have no fear, my permesso di soggiorno guide is here! If you haven’t gotten your permesso di soggiorno kit yet, make sure you read my article on How to Get Your Permesso Di Soggiorno Below, I have included a step-by-step guide on how to […]

  • FAQ

    Below are some common questions I see regarding visas, living in Italy, and general questions about bureaucracy (you’re on your own with that one!). Only kidding, but does anyone actually have any consistent advice for how to navigate the Italian bureaucracy? Asking for a friend. If you have a question that I haven’t answered, feel […]

  • Privacy Policy

    Last updated: June 12, 2018 This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, as described in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, […]

  • Step 5: The Italian Consulate

    San Francisco consulate

    *Cue Jaws Music* Okay the Italian Consulate isn’t that scary. I will admit that the whole experience was fairly intimidating, but my entire appointment lasted 10 minutes and I got my visa in 4 days. My appointment was on a Thursday and I received my passport in the mail on Monday afternoon. I definitely do not recommend making […]

  • Step 4: Italian Study Visa Paperwork Guide


    Enthusiastic photo with your Passport encouraged but not required The process for getting an Italian Study Visa may seem daunting, but hopefully this paperwork guide puts your mind at ease. Disclaimer: Make sure you are checking the website for the Italian consulate in your jurisdiction and not relying completely on this guide as the guidelines […]