Enjoy the vine-r things in life!

It’s certainly the weather for enjoying a chilled glass of wine... So, here’s a pick of European destinations that combine quality local plonk and exciting holiday homes – some you may not be expecting! Three-bed villa in the Costa Brava Spain – Empordà Rioja might produce the UK’s favourite Spanish wine but it [...]

By |2019-07-30T09:56:11+01:00July 30th, 2019|Articles|

Holiday lets with guaranteed bookings!

Searching for an overseas property with the wow factor and guests queuing up to stay there? On-line rental platform Airbnb has released a list of the 10 most popular homes on people’s ‘wish-lists’, which could be a useful hack for anyone looking for a holiday home with serious rental appeal. We highlight five of those [...]

By |2018-11-02T11:47:31+01:00November 2nd, 2018|Articles|

Eco homes that won’t cost the earth!

Melting ice caps, rising sea levels and higher temperatures – worldwide concern over climate change has stepped up a gear recently. So, if your conscience is telling you to search for a ‘green’ home abroad, here’s a selection of properties that come entirely self-sufficient – or at least almost... Eco farmhouse in rural Andalusia [...]

By |2018-10-12T13:17:20+01:00October 12th, 2018|Articles|

Egg-citing Easter destinations for holiday homes!

Many of our favourite European destinations stage elaborate celebrations at Easter, making it an exciting time to visit. So why not book a trip to one of these places and squeeze in a spot of property-hunting while you’re there... Lemon tree views in Sardinia Sardinia Home to the famous Costa Smeralda (Emerald Coast), [...]

By |2018-11-13T14:54:17+01:00March 15th, 2018|Articles|

Could you be charmed by a clever conversion?

Character properties with a past life make some of the most interesting homes abroad. Could one of these quirky conversions catch your eye? Once a station, now a charming French home Railway station in France Spending an unnecessary amount of time in a train station isn’t usually a pleasant experience, but not in [...]

By |2018-11-12T22:04:13+01:00September 25th, 2017|Articles|

New Year’s Eve abroad – how do you celebrate yours?

Every year, expats take part in a variety of local New Year’s Eve celebrations. Here are some of the quirky traditions they’re likely to encounter in European destinations… Article written by The Overseas Guides Company France Known as La Saint-Sylvestre, New Year’s Eve is an occasion for indulging in gastronomic treats, typically Champagne, oysters and [...]

By |2016-01-05T09:59:34+01:00December 21st, 2015|Articles|