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A Profitable Part-Time Home in Tuscany

A Profitable Part-Time Home in Tuscany

What’s your story? As I write, I’m in the southwest of Ireland, where we’re officially in a heatwave. There’s Mediterranean-like weather predicted for the rest of the week, and no one wants to be working. However, I for one am excited to be at my desk… That’s because I’ve started work in earnest on a Read more...: A Profitable Part-Time Home in Tuscany

Clash of the Titans: The Algarve v the French Riviera

Clash of the Titans: The Algarve v the French Riviera

Each week for the past number of months I’ve been handing this e-letter over to my senior researcher, Margaret Summerfield, as she journeys through Europe is search of her ideal base… She started in the sunny Algarve; taking in Faro, the region’s capital; the wild party town of Albufeira; and the historic town of Lagos, Read more...: Clash of the Titans: The Algarve v the French Riviera

The Chic History of Menton, The Pearl of France

The Chic History of Menton, The Pearl of France

The city of Menton on France’s Côte d’Azur is said to have the best weather in France. Temperatures are always a couple of degrees warmer than neighbouring resorts on the Riviera. Throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, Menton’s micro-climate lured royal visitors like Empress Eugénie, Queen Victoria, and Edward VII, and wealthy foreigners who stayed Read more...: The Chic History of Menton, The Pearl of France

Top 5 Things to do in Colonial Mérida

Top 5 Things to do in Colonial Mérida

From the rooftop pool, you watch the rising sun cast a golden glimmer of light over the rippling Caribbean… The sea air is a potent pick-me-up and every day begins with deep, soothing breaths of it… From the pool…from your bedroom terrace…or down at the beach club with iced coffee for company… Your afternoons are Read more...: Top 5 Things to do in Colonial Mérida

A Colonial City and a Landmark Marina Deal in Mexico

A Colonial City and a Landmark Marina Deal in Mexico

This week we have something historic on the menu that you need to know about… A chance to snap up “boat on the doorstep” luxury condos in a landmark marina with a private beach planned. Every condo comes with a water view and we have killer RETA-only pricing…a huge discount of $52,313… This one has Read more...: A Colonial City and a Landmark Marina Deal in Mexico