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.

The most welcoming city in the world? It’s in Italy, naturally

A leading travel website has asked its clients where they felt most welcomed. No surprise to anyone, the winner was an Italian city. So, where is the friendliest city in Italy, and the most welcoming city in the world? Plus, five essential tips for welcoming your own guests.

Italy property market outlook for 2023

Are you researching the Italy property market’s readiness for a house purchase this year? Here are four observations about what to expect in 2023 – something to read while you finish off the left-over bits of panettone…

Test your knowledge of Italy against our expert!

Long-term writer for Italy Property Guides, Julia Silk swapped southern England for southern Italy nearly 15 years ago. Here she rounds up some of her favourite things about life there, and adds a Christmas Quiz on Italy for good measure. Buon Natale! 

7 essential decisions to make before buying in Italy

The prospect of buying overseas can be daunting when you don’t know where to start. So, to give you some guidance about the process, we spoke to Casa Travello agent Linda Travello for some guidance on essential decisions to make before your viewing trip.