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This is the story of a freewheeling Aussie girl who gives up her life in Sydney to return to Prague, her ancestral home, intending to live there for the rest of her life.
Philip and Caroline Jones found themselves facing an uncertain future when they received some advice from a stranger in a pub. Their response was to sell everything in order to move to Venice, in search of a better, simpler life.
This book opens the door on a bustling Mediterranean world, using Carol Drinkwater's old abandoned villa as the gateway to it. It is a celebration of Appassionata and its wonderful olive-groved, sun-drenched world and its unlikely cast of characters.
They had met and married on perilously short acquaintance, she an American chef, he a Venetian banker. Now, they were taking another audacious leap, unstitching their ties with exquisite Venice to live in a roughly renovated stable in Tuscany.
Sally Gable takes us on a journey of discovery and transformation as she and her husband, Carl, become the bemused owners of Villa Cornaro. This account brings a story of small-town Italy and its larger national history.
Fans of Under the Tuscan Sun by Frances Mayes, will be enchanted by this account of a family that rises from the rubble, wins the hearts of a historic village, and finally finds the home they've been seeking off the wild coast of France.
How much money does it take to quit your job? Exhausted, Janice poses this question to herself as she doodles on a notepad at her desk. With a little math and a lot of determination, Janice buys herself two years of freedom in Europe.
This is the story of an all-American family pulling up stakes and finding a new home in Clermont-Ferrand. This charming tale reads like letters from your funniest friend.
Nellie Bennett fell in love with flamenco in a Sydney dance studio. Longing to get closer to the authentic experience, she packed her dance shoes and a set of castanets and travelled to the other side of the world, to Seville, to learn flamenco.
When the Kerr family leave Scotland to grow oranges on the island of Mallorca they are surprised to be greeted by the same freezing weather they have left behind. Then they realise that their new orange farm is a bit of a lemon.
With just two suitcases, two computers, and each other, the Martins embark on a global adventure. They learn how to live a life without borders. This book is a road map for anyone who dreams of turning the idea of life abroad into a reality.
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