5 Greek islands with a buzz all year-round

Many of us first fall in love with the Greek islands on our summer holidays, but the smaller tourist islands do often close down in winter. So if you’re looking for somewhere with that year-round buzz, where are the best places to start?

5 top tips for negotiating bureaucracy in Portugal

Portugal is a fabulous place to live, but the bureaucracy can take a little bit of getting used to. Understanding the culture and having the right mindset makes a big difference – here’s what to know.

5 Algarve villages for energetic expats

The Algarve is a quintessential home of sun and sand, but it’s also so much more than that! If you want to live somewhere you’ll get the most out of your new life, then these villages could be for you.

Viewing trip need to knows (and a free guide!)

Many of our readers are planning a property viewing trip to Spain. How exciting! And a little nerve-wracking too, finally choosing a home after years of planning. So what you need to know to do it safely? 

Canary Island Life: buying property in Lanzarote

How do you like the idea of living somewhere where winter doesn’t exist? It’s completely possible if you buy a property in beguiling, beautiful Lanzarote, the most easterly of Spain’s Canary Islands.