Spain and France in Top Ten of the ‘Good Country Index’

Good CountryIn the latest version of the ‘Good Country Index’, Finland currently has the overall top spot.

The Index measures the contributions of each country to the “common good of humanity”. It was founded by Simon Anholt, who works with Heads of State and Heads of Government to help countries “engage more productively and imaginatively with the international community.” Continue reading

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Our Top Five Holiday Picks for Summer 2019

summer 2019With summer just around the corner, we’re getting our suitcases out of the attic and stocking up on the sun cream. The office is a-buzz with talk of who’s going where this year, so we thought we’d share our excitement with our lovely readers! Here are the five destinations that must be visited this summer 2019, according to our team:





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Best Places to Live as an Expat 2019: Global Expat Index

Global Expat IndexGlobe Hunters, the flight price comparison website, has released its 2019 Global Expat Index. This index highlights the most popular countries to move to, based on a range of factors.

This includes the cost of living, quality of life and the lifestyle available based on data collected from 34 OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) countries. It is pointed out that Luxembourg and Turkey were omitted due to a lack of data… Continue reading

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A Mediterranean Mansion in Majorca? Yes Please!

Idyllic sea view of the Mediterranean Sea Spain, at the coastline of Majorca island, Balearic IslandsOK, so this one may not be for everyone, but it certainly caught our interest – actor Michael Douglas has owned an estate on the Spanish island of Majorca for the last 30 years, but has now decided to let it go. Continue reading

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Where Would You Visit in the UK for the Best Cultural Experience?

cultureWith our minds usually abroad by the poolside, we’ve decided to return to our roots this week, and talk about what the UK has to offer.

Ticketing platform TicketSource recently released the results of its study around the most culture-packed places to live in the UK. Looking at this information, it became clear why certain areas across the country are so popular as holiday destinations… Continue reading

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Summer Giveaway – Win a Hotel Chocolat Summer Desserts Sleekster

We’re back at it again, giving away wonderful prizes in yet another Insure My Villa social media competition! This time, you could win one of Hotel Chocolat’s delectable Summer Desserts Sleeksters…

If you’re a chocoholic, then you will want to keep an eye on our social media pages, as you may become one of our lucky winners!

To get into the spirit of summer, we’ve looked into holiday ideas packed full of chocolate fun for those looking to head to Europe… Continue reading

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Summer Competition – Terms and Conditions

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Andalusia is a Current Hotspot for Holiday Homes in Spain

holiday homes in SpainAre you hoping to purchase an overseas holiday home in Spain? If you’re looking at different areas and wondering where might be best to set your sights on, you will be interested to know where other holidaymakers have decided to settle… Continue reading

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Best in Europe – Lonely Planet’s 2019 Rankings

Best in EuropeLonely Planet has released its Best in Europe list for 2019, which highlights “the essential European destinations to visit this year”. It contains a great selection of areas, some of which we’ve yet to visit and now want to more than ever…

We’re particularly pleased to see a few areas listed that our readers are bound to be familiar with. Those of you who are clients or brokers will know that we insure overseas properties in seven countries – Spain, France, Italy, Portugal, Cyprus, Republic of Ireland and Monaco. Of these seven, three have been mentioned by Lonely Planet!

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Tips for Choosing a Holiday Home in Portugal

Portugal Holiday HomePortugal 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: Continue reading

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