342. Lauren Mouat: How an American Expat Writer Found Her Dream Life in Tuscany

Apr 5, 2021 | Interviews, Podcast

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Lauren Mouat is the writer and editor of Open Doors Review, and the owner of Unlock Italy. We talk about what it’s like moving from America to Italy — the upsides, the downsides, and everything in between. If you’re considering making a move in your life (regardless of the locale), or if the crazy times we’re living in are causing you to rethink your work or life situation, this conversation is going to feed your possibilities and inspire you to take action.

In This Conversation We Cover:

  • [07:40] Why Lauren decided to move to Italy
  • [10:02] The romantic attraction people have to Italy
  • [18:38] Whether Lauren would consider moving back to the United States
  • [21:00] What a seaside city is like in Tuscany
  • [31:40] Advice for people trying to figure out what to do with their life
  • [36:28] What Lauren misses about the US


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About Us

Ciao! We’re Rob & Kim. Over the past two-decades we’ve lived by one motto, “Excuses are over. it’s time to live!”

In August of 2021, we put our motto to the test, sold everything and moved our family to Italy.