Tips for choosing a holiday home in Portugal


Portugal is a popular holiday destination for a number of reasons. There are plenty of clean beaches with beautiful sea views and the weather is warm throughout the summer months.

If Portugal has swayed you with its charm and you are now considering investing in a holiday home abroad, take a look at our following guide, to help you get started:

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Cultural traditions throughout Europe


As it’s World Day for Cultural Diversity today and European Neighbours’ Day next week, we’ve put together a list of traditions celebrated throughout some of the countries we insure in.

Cultural traditions throughout Europe
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What does the coronavirus outbreak mean for those buying a Spanish property?


We’re now a couple of months into lockdown in the UK, with similar situations in place throughout other countries. Plans have been on hold and now we find ourselves wondering that this will mean for the future.

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Easter traditions typically celebrated in France


If you have recently moved to the country as an expat, there are many French Easter traditions to enjoy. We’ve gathered together some information for you on a few spring customs across France:

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Use time in self-isolation to prepare for an adventure


As we write our latest article for our blog, we are sat in self-isolation, in line with the latest UK government guidelines. Each member of our fabulous team is now working remotely from the safety of their own home. Thank goodness for the internet!

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Use time in self-isolation to prepare for an adventure
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World Poetry Day Across Europe


Poetry, like any other form of art, bonds us as humans together. Poetry, in whatever language, can convey, question and explain feelings that we may have otherwise been left wondering if we are alone in feeling. Whether you’re an office worker in Barcelona or a builder in Bristol, poetry can communicate the innermost desires and feelings in a way that makes sense to the audience.

World Poetry Day Across Europe
World Poetry Day Across Europe
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Pancake Day Around the World


With pancake day coming up on the 25th of February, we thought it would be the perfect time to share our knowledge on how Shrove Tuesday is celebrated around the world so that those of you that are travelling can join in with the celebrations!

But first, where does the tradition come from in the first place? We eat pancakes all of the time, but why specifically on this day every year?

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Valentine’s Competition 2020 – Terms and Conditions


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Look to Le Marche for a serene Italian getaway


Our theme for this month is Italy, which may or may not have been sparked by us learning that this Sunday (9th) is National Pizza Day.

When we think of pizza, our imaginations (and our taste buds) take us back to our time in Rome, where we experienced the doughy delight authentically for the first time. What we remember is that it was delicious and nothing like the pizza we have in the UK!

So we’ve been thinking about what makes Italy such an attractive country for holidaymakers and those wanting to move abroad. If you look past the busy popular tourist destinations such as Rome and Tuscany, there are peaceful gems that go unlooked.

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Look to Le Marche for a serene Italian getaway
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Why Now Might be the Perfect Time to Buy EU Property


We’re leaving the EU. Britain will no longer be part of the single largest trading bloc on the planet. Our government is about to begin negotiating trade deals with Australia, The USA and other countries around the world. Doesn’t seem like a good time to be investing in property in Europe does it? But think again, we’re here to explain why things might not be as simple as they seem.

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