Your guide to banking in Spain

Are you concerned about how you will navigate banking once you own a property in Spain? Our writer in Spain, Sally Veall, shares her insight into all things banking in Spain, from the rise of remote banking to the importance of a genial  branch.

Part three: a trip along the Costa Brava

Our writer in Spain, Sally Veal, has called the Costa Brava home for a long time now. In the third part of this series on the beautiful Spanish coast, she takes us on a journey through: Palamós, Platja D’aro, Sant Feliu de Guixols and Tossa del Mar.

Lesser-known locations to buy a home in Italy

Italy has so many more beautiful sights to see than the whistle-stop tour of the Pantheon, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the Colosseum. Plus, in your hunt for a home in Italy, you might not be keen for heaps of tourists to descend on your abode every summer. So, we’ve complied a list of places that still benefit from captivating Italian charm and landmarks, but are a little less well-known. We also look at what kind of property, at what price, you can find nearby.   
What does the World Happiness Report 2023 reveal?

What does the World Happiness Report 2023 reveal?

A good indication of a great place to live are contented locals with big smiles on their faces. Unsure where to find that? Start with the annual World Happiness Report, which ranks countries around the world according to how fulfilled their populations are. Here are some findings from this year’s edition.

Your ten-step guide to purchasing a home in Florida

Are you dreaming of becoming a homeowner in Florida but feel overwhelmed by getting to grips with the process of doing just that? Here is our step-by-step guide to purchasing a property in America’s sunshine state.