Milan Resources

Ciao! Either you’re looking at this post to find valuable information with your move to Milano or you’re simply curious. Either way, I hope this helps you!

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A Declaration of Pain

You’ve read that headline correctly. It doesn’t mean anything except a representative of my lack in sleep and well, I’ve lost my mind a little bit today. I’ve been up since 5-ish hoping that I would arrive at the Secretary of State building in downtown L.A. by 8am. You may wonder why I’m up so early or why […]

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Saving Before Your Trip

Brace yourself, you might not want to hear this. Sadly, there isn’t a secret formula in moving abroad, travel and have money at the same time. Your bank account will eventually dwindle and all of your purchases will need to be paid off at some point.

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Consignment Stores & Apps Tested

Back in my hay-day (a word I think I just made up), Craigslist was the world renowned the place to sell any unwanted items and in my book, it still stands as my go to place for selling. However, nowadays, you have a lot of options as new startups are popping up everywhere. My-OH-my, times have […]

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Apartment Hunting in Milan

Like nails on a chalkboard, finding an apartment in Milan was a challenge. Actually, it was a nightmare. There’s no doubt that moving abroad and handling all of the administrative affairs yourself, will test your patience; especially, when you don’t speak the language. You just have to be prepared mentally for the unexpected.

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Getting Started (Study Abroad + Italian Student Visa)

When I signed up to go to school abroad, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I knew it would be difficult to apply for an Italian VISA (I was warned) but, I never knew exactly what that meant until now. Hopefully, this post will help shed some light on the complexity about applying […]

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