Spain opens up, but can you afford to wait?

We’re basking in a heatwave here in Spain and enjoying the reopening of restaurants, bars and beaches – and soon you should be able to as well, with plans underway for international travel to resume in July.

5 of our favourites of the ‘Plus Beaux Villages de France’

What could be lovelier than meandering around a truly beautiful, historic village in France? There are over 160 officially named the ‘Plus Beaux Villages de France’, so come with us as we look at five that will whet your appetite and make you want to hop over to our nearest neighbour as soon as possible!

Spain’s lockdown begins to lift

Spain’s lockdown has now entered its sixth week. Although there are still many new cases being reported each day, they are far from the heights of a month ago. Sally Veall, our writer in Catalonia, explains where and how the lockdown is being lifted.

Living with the lockdown in Cyprus

The coronavirus pandemic has hit Cyprus, but I am glad to see it has had nowhere near as bad an effect as on the UK, France or Spain. Maybe that’s because the lockdown in Cyprus came in very early.