YouTuber Family in Italy

We caught up with the Fourie Family who have moved to Italy in 2010 and lived in Milan and then in a Villa close to the Swiss border. What makes this family a… Continue reading

Italy’s Emerging Gaming Industry – Room for Investors?

The boot-shaped nation is home to a handful of successful games developers, but thanks to increasing government support and new digital possibilities, Italy could soon have the world’s attention. James Batchelor asks local… Continue reading

$500 to $1,5 billion – Italy’s Cashmere King!

Brunello Cucinelli, once a hippy has spent 36 years transforming himself from engineering dropout into Italy’s king of cashmere and champion of capitalism. Food counts for Cucinelli. At Solomeo, the medieval hamlet in… Continue reading

Technogym – Italian Entrepeneurial Inspiration

LOOKING out from a gleaming glass building surrounded by greenery where music streams out of fake rocks, employees exercise to their hearts’ content. Elegant equipment generates enough electricity to power both the machine… Continue reading

Italy’s Billionaire, Emilio Riva – Inspiration or Negligent Tycoon

Just a few days ago we bid farewell to one of Italy’s most powerful industrialists – Emilio Riva who died at 87 years old. This mega company had humble beginnings in Italy when… Continue reading

Made in Italy – Chinese acquiring Italian Textile Factories

For many years the cities of Haining and Dongguan, China have been hubs for international contract manufacturing and the “global brands made in China” era. A new trend is now emerging that threatens their… Continue reading

Italy’s $8 billion Jewelry Industry attracting Foreign Investors

Italy’s $8 billion jewelry industry is drawing interest from Asian and Middle East investors, keen to exploit Italian style and design as they battle for market share both at home and abroad. Once… Continue reading

Italy’s Oil Rush

With the increased popularity of Shale Gas development in some European countries its even more surprising that Italy is experiencing a new Energy Rush of a different kind – oil. Italy’s southern, poorer region… Continue reading

10 Expat Blogs you should be Following!

Moving to a new country can be daunting but there is comfort to be found in the advice, tips, tears and humour of others who’ve gone before us. We found the following 10 bloggers… Continue reading

Discovering Sicily with Thinking Traveller Founders – Huw & Rosella Beaugie

In 2002 husband and wife Huw and Rosella started their company in Italy, “Thinking Traveller” and have grown it into a large company employing over 30 people. Huw a British expat who had… Continue reading