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. 

Why British property buyers love the Vendée

The Vendée is a beautiful rural ‘département’ located in the famous Pays de la Loire. Life here is lived in the slow lane, and hundreds of British buyers have fallen under the spell of its tranquil lifestyle.