The 20 best international schools in Europe

The 20 best international schools in Europe

If only the best is good enough for your little ones, where is Paris’s answer to Eton, Madrid’s version of Harrow? Here are the best European schools beyond our shores. Even better, some of them are free. FRANCE 1. Lycée Henri IV LOCATION: Paris PUPILS: Day school accepting pupils from 13-18 FEES: Free ALUMNI: Jean-Paul Sartre, Guy de Maupassant, Sir Christopher Meyer (British Ambassador to US)

How to be more Italian, in five easy lessons.

When you go to live in Italy you may wonder how you’ll get over the culture shock. Learn these five easy lessons to living like an Italian, however, and you’ll never want to queue, get drunk or wear socks with sandals again  

The French Alps are not just for winter!

If you’re looking for a holiday home with a bit more va-va-voom, the French Alps are about the most exciting option on the planet for four-season thrill-seeking.  

Five Tips to Make the Most of a Move to Portugal

A move to Portugal (or anywhere abroad) is sure to prove an exciting life change, but what can you do to make that move as successful and stress-free as possible?   The other day, I was pondering on what I would do differently if I were to move to Portugal again today. Hindsight is a wonderful thing, so sometimes it’s good to go right back to basics. In that spirit, today I have listed five key pieces of advice I’d give to anyone planning a move to Portugal for the first time.

Buying in France: make it easy on yourself

France Property Guide brings you top tips to stay motivated and buy your dream property in France successfully.   We may live in uncertain times, but France never seems to lose its allure for British people – with many more determined than ever to find their own bolthole in France. Let’s not forget that France is a very big country, with plenty to offer in terms of lifestyle, comfort, beauty, and space. We offer our Top Five Tips for staying on the right track and realising your dream of buying in France.