Articles by Alexander

Why Canada is the perfect place to get away from it all

In the current climate, you’d be forgiven for dreaming of places you could get away from it all once it’s over – and Canada certainly fits the bill. From the Atlantic coast to the Rocky Mountains, we explore our favourite places.

County Donegal’s best spots to buy a holiday home

Whether it’s the rugged beauty of the Derryveagh Mountains, the beautiful beach of Tramore or just any of the county’s picturesque villages, Donegal has an undeniable Irish charm – so could you find your perfect holiday home here?

Lakeside living in France

A house with a lake might seem an impossible dream in the UK, but in the affordable southwest of France, it’s not impossible – and can prove a good business idea in some cases. We explore the reality of owning your own home with a lake.

The Algarve villages the locals love

If you’re looking for somewhere to buy in the Algarve that’s authentically Portuguese and less touristed, there’s no-one better to ask than a local! Could you find your perfect home in one of these villages?