by Jess Binger, director of Generate Inc. and author of the book Do You Even Know Why You’re Crazy?
Am I dreaming? Who cares, it’s always too late to pick up your life and move to Italy. Yes, that’s correct, too late.
For some of us, the time to move abroad is closer to the end of our lives than the beginning, in fact, it’s often just as late. The issue isn’t where you’re going to live, it’s how to navigate the next chapter of your life so that you can have a better quality of life there than you do at home. After all, it is the last of us who will be in the position to pick up and leave for a new adventure – it might not even be us at all.
Living abroad is sometimes referred to as “a move to another life,” and the truth is that more and more people are giving it a try. About nine in 10 young adults aged 18 to 24 are “somewhat likely” to have gone abroad at some point in their lives, according to a study in 2016, and international studies have shown that the destination which people recommend most to their fellow students is Italy.
So here are seven reasons why you should consider a move to Italy right now.