Moving to Rome
Rome is the capital of Italy and the most populous city of this country. Rome is located in the central part of the Italian peninsula. The old architecture of Rome makes the city one of the most favorite destinations for foreigners. Rome is also known as the “Eternal City”.
If you are thinking of moving to Rome, you will have to know some details such as:
- Rome has a Mediterranean climate
- The weather is warm and sunny with temperatures reaching 24.5 degrees Celsius from April to June
- During mid-September to October the tourist demand is really high.
- The cold days reach up to 8.5 degrees Celsius.
Tips for your move
This section offers small tips to help you move:
- If you are thinking of living in Rome for a long time you must process the residence that is known as “Permesso di Soggiorno” in Italian, the appropriate authority of Rome issues it.
- Moreover, if you come from another part of the world you should apply for a short-residence visa or residence permission, based on the time you will remain in this country. For example, if you want to work in Rome you must apply for a work permit.
- The greatest demands for jobs in Italy are teaching, IT professionals, doctors, nurses, etc. English teaching is usually one of the greatest opportunities and the fastest way to get some money.
- Rome is one of the top tourist destinations of the world; its economic activity is quite high. Therefore, the living cost is very high as well; making enough money for an apartment is hard work.
- Food is accessible since Rome is the city of pastas and pizzas; these are sold in different sizes at very reasonable prices up to 6 Euros.
- Living away from downtown has its advantages when it comes to the cost of renting an apartment or house, and having more access to traditional supermarkets. However, transportation becomes an additional expense. Note that the shuttle in Rome is very organized and provides quality.
- Security: Rome is one of the cities with the minor rates of violence. Police work is excellent; they put great effort in securing big attractive places like “The Coliseum”.
- Find out where is the principal office of your embassy and look at the brochure of the tourism office to have all the important information at hand.
Now that you know more about Rome, you can decide if you want to move in or not. If the answer is yes, you might consider working with movers.
Organization is very important, take care of your personal documents such as: certificates (medical, school, university) and insurance papers.
While packing, remember it is important to know where your important belongings are. Do not forget to mark items with high priority.
Among the materials that you might need are: boxes, packing tape, plastic bags, wrapping paper, etc. If you want to get rid of the hassle contract specialized movers, hiring a bigger company guaranties that you do not take care of any detail of your move; work with moving companies if this is what you want.