Italy's most recent COVID-19 decree confirmed an extension to the holiday bonus in Italy for summer 2021. Check out this quick reminder of who can apply and how to apply for the 2021 holiday bonus online.
Italy is often referred to as one of the best countries in the world to retire to for various reasons, from a relaxed lifestyle to large expat communities in some areas, not forgetting the Mediterranean climate, high quality of life and the incredible food and wine culture that Italy has to offer.
The world is taking cautious steps in a bid to get back to normal after the coronavirus pandemic, and with the arrival of vaccines, travelling will be possible for at least some people this summer 2021.
The Molise village of Macchiagodena, in the province of Isernia, has recently launched an initiative to attract tourists. The project 'Genius Loci, portami un libro e ti regalo l’anima' (bring me a book and I'll give you my soul) consists of free stays for those who leave a book in the village.
Which are the best countries in Europe to retire in? Blacktower Financial Management has compiled its ranking based on indicators such as crime rate, life expectancy, costs, residential prices, where both Italy and Spain are in the top 5.