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Posted by Stéphanie Amstutz
Created: 1 week ago

Hi everyone, My mother and myself are searching about a house/appartment for free for one week in August (18.08.2018-25.08.2018). We are coming from Switzerland and want to have some fun and calm in family (the both). So if you know something or someone, please don't hesitate to contact me :)) Wish you a good week ! Stéphanie ...

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Posted by karen-faulkner-918363
Created: 5 months ago - Last reply: 1 month ago

Hi, is there an English speaking lawyer or a law center that provides free legal assistance or advice on a medical malpractice case in Florence? ...

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Posted by andyb-769046
Created: 6 months ago - Last reply: 2 months ago

Hi Can anyone help. I want to convert my UK licence to Italian, what are the pros and cons? How difficult is it? Also I have been told that to convert it, will require my licence being sent away for 3 weeks or so, is this the case and how can I drive legally in the meantime? All help appreciated ...

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Posted by FOPCYN
Created: 2 years ago - Last reply: 2 months ago

My name is Cynthia and I am American.  I've been living in Tuscany since 1994. I've been working for a professional training agency that offers English language training and I am the current Director of the Special Lang. Programs Dept. The Institution is called: Istituto Formazione Franchi. We have been teaching English conversation evening courses at a Pubblic High School in Grosseto  since 2010.  In September 2015,...

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Posted by ilaria-ficcanterri-867966
Created: 1 year ago - Last reply: 2 months ago

WE ARE A FAMILY OF 5 PEOPLE 2 ADULTS AND3 CHILDREN, ONE 9 YEARS OLD AND TWINS OF 6 YEARS OLD. WE ARE LOOKING FOR A BABYSITTER WITH GOOD KNOWLEDGE OF ENGLISH (IT'ISNT IMPORTANT MOTHER TONGUE). WEWOULD LIKE THAT KIDS LEARNS ENGLISH PLAYING AND MY HUSBAND AND I  NEED ONLY CONVERSATION. CHILDREN ATTEND SCHOOLFROM MONDAY TO FRIDAY, THREE DAYS UNTIL 1630. WE NEED ABOUT 15 HOURS A WEEK (TOGETHER WE CANORGANIZE THE COMMITME...

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Posted by Elena-912008
Created: 1 year ago

OK, this is probably a really stupid question, but does anyone know if it's possible to sell a car here in Italy that's registered in France?  I was just quoted a fee of E4000 to register my car here!!  For that I could buy another car.   Thanks Elena ...

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Posted by House & Pet Sitters
Created: 1 year ago

We are professional house/pet sitters with excellent references and do not charge for our services. We are registered on all the major house sitting websites. We've been house/pet sitting for over 4 years now and run a business from the homes we care for in addition to: Pet sitting, Pool/House Maintenance, Light Gardening, Security, Mail Collection etc. We prefer assignments that are 4-6 months or longer and are curr...

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Posted by Ripa21
Created: 1 year ago

My wife is looking to find a good place for a manicure and pedicure near Volterra if possible. She is really looking to find a spa that does Nail tips or Solar nails. She he is willing to drive to Florence if needed or to other areas of Tuscany within reason. thanks  ...

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Posted by Dave W-839
Created: 1 year ago

No one seems to know yet what Brexit actually means, least of all the British Government, however this link provides some clues as to how British expats may be affected. http://www.ecfr.eu/page/-/ECFR_176_-_HOW_BREXIT_COULD_HURT_EXPATS.pdf ...

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Posted by Hayley-Anderson-864889
Created: 1 year ago - Last reply: 2 months ago

My partner and I lived in Quarrata for 3 years. We returned to Australia in a hurry and left our furniture in storage. We are going back next month to sort it out and I am wondering what options there are to sell second hand furniture in Italy?  We have washing machine, rugs, bedside tables, mattress, storage cabinets, kitchen appliances and also a scooter!  I know I could perhaps sell them to a second hand store - i...

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