Let’s retire to the Costa Brava

A retirement on the Costa Brava will never be boring. North-east Spain is the work-hard-play-hard part of the country, and if you don’t need to work hard any more, so much the better! So, what will you spend your days doing if you retire to the Costa Brava?

Spanish homes in the hills

Spain might be best known for its beaches, but it’s also the most mountainous country in Europe. While few of our readers are looking for a house right on top of a mountain, the foothills and valleys offer a wonderful choice of natural and affordable locations for property buyers.

Why and what to buy in Larnaca

If you’re planning your new life – or second home – in Cyprus, why should you choose Larnaca? Having lived in Cyprus now for 25 years, I remember when it was only really known for its international airport. These days Larnaca has so much more to offer it can now be considered a great place to live. Here’s why.

Let’s retire to… Mallorca!

Is there a more exciting place to retire to than Mallorca? It may be more well-known as a holiday option, but Mallorca has a large year-round population, including plenty of energetic retirees.

The notary and your Italian house purchase

Buying a property in Italy has different processes to the UK or USA, but they are nothing to worry about – they are there to protect you. Read about the role of the notary in your Italian house purchase.

Three idyllic villages in Cyprus

For those who love a close community, in the heart of Cyprus but with English speaking neighbours too, check out these three lovely villages. They’re handpicked by our writer in Cyprus.