Bethany Hemsley

Bethany is a writer who has enjoyed Spain and Spanish property for many years. She and her family have owned a property in Mazarrón in the Costa Cálida since 2003, so she offers great, personal advice on buying property abroad. She is a keen traveller, having Interrailed across Europe and toured many US states, including Michigan, Colorado, Arizona, Nevada, Florida and California. She loves exploring new places and meeting people from different cultures.

Articles by Bethany Hemsley

I’m travelling to Spain soon – here’s what I had to do

After two years away from my property in Spain, I am finally travelling there this weekend! Although the build up to this holiday has been exciting, I’m sure I’m not the only one who has been a little put off travelling abroad by the thought of doing (and potentially forgetting!) all the tests and forms that both Spain and the UK require.

Buying a holiday home near a lake in France

Inland lakes in France present a tranquil waterside alternative to bustling beach resorts. Many even offer their own ‘beaches’ along with some truly mesmerising mountain views. Here are four of our favourite lakes in France, along with some nearby spots to buy property.

Buying a holiday home near a lake in France

Inland lakes in France present a tranquil waterside alternative to bustling beach resorts. Many even offer their own ‘beaches’ along with some truly mesmerising mountain views. Here are four of our favourite lakes in France, along with some nearby spots to buy property.

Access to healthcare for retirees in Italy post-Brexit

The good news for British retirees moving to Italy is that their healthcare costs will be covered by the UK government even if they have moved there after the withdrawal agreement or are moving in the future! What’s more, any dependents are covered too.

Buying in Cyprus: Your visa and healthcare questions answered

Travel to Cyprus is back and it’s time to get excited again about buying property there. But since we could last easily buy in Cyprus, the Brexit transition period has been and gone. So, what has changed regarding visas and healthcare? We asked two experts your top questions, as sent in to us at cyprus@propertyguides.com.