Buying in France? Here’s what to look for in an estate agent

Connecting with estate agents is a key step in finding your dream home overseas, wherever that may be. According to a survey we conducted, 70% of buyers in France rated a good estate agent as the most important element in a successful purchase in France.

Eating Healthily for Everyone in Spain

We are often told that the Mediterranean Diet is one of the healthiest in the world. So, you might be surprised to learn that the Spanish government is introducing new measures to improve the health of the nation. The problem is that, as in many other western countries, fast food and a poor diet has led to a rise in obesity and other health issues.

Good news from Spain includes lower costs

September in Spain is always wonderful, even in these trying times. The government is making life easier with a raft of measures to control living costs in Spain.

Discover our top five Tuscan villages

Whether you want to live in a Tuscan village with views of the countryside or in the heart of the Italian country, near a pretty village – Tuscany has properties to suit every budget.

French citizenship: Taking the B1 Language exam

It’s not essential to attain French nationality in order to stay in France as an expat. However, there are many reasons why people choose to apply, from having the right to vote, to regaining freedom of movement, or even just gaining a sense of belonging in the country where you live. But the first hurdle is attaining a certification in the B1 language exam.