Tips for eating on a budget in Spain

Feeling the pinch of the rising cost of living in Spain? Our writer in Spain, Sally Veall, offers money-saving tips for grocery buying. You can eat delicious healthy food and watch your pennies in Spain. Plus, many traditional Spanish dishes and ingredients (like stale bread) are not too costly. 

10 things you didn’t know about Cyprus

Are you considering buying property in Cyprus? Perhaps you’re moving there? Or maybe, you’re just interested to learn a little more about the Mediterranean island of Cyprus.

Where are the top-rated towns in France?

French association ‘Villes et villages où il fait bon vivre’ recently released its annual rankings of villages and towns in France, ranked by their overall quality of life.

Clean Monday: Greece celebrates Lent with kite-flying

Let’s go fly a kite in Greece! Clean Monday marks the start of Lent in Greece. Following the festivities of carnival, it is a family celebration of kite-flying and fasting food. After years of hiatus due to the pandemic, this year’s Clean Monday was in full swing.    

7 signs spring is returning to France

Spring returning to France is a truly joyous time. It heralds the start of one of the best periods of the year ahead. After winters, during which many hide away and activity around villages is noticeably diminished, it is a time of great hope. And if you already live in France, you may have noticed some, if not all of these tell-tale signs.