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3 Reasons to Live an International Lifestyle

3 Reasons to Live an International Lifestyle

As I write this, I’m cruising up the Douro River in northern Portugal. It’s absolutely beautiful. A picturesque river valley covered in terraces of olives trees and grape vines, with dramatic cliffs, lush hillsides, medieval walled villages along the way. We are stopping off at villages where you can buy small homes to renovate for Read more...: 3 Reasons to Live an International Lifestyle

Witch Lakes and Medieval Homes

Witch Lakes and Medieval Homes

Cruising into hair-pin bends, cursing tailgating Italian drivers, and with the eighties music cranked up loud on his little Lancia’s radio, my scout Paul O’Sullivan is still on the road in Italy… Today we find him somewhere in Abruzzo feasting on pasta, pastries and historic home bargains… He is giving me serious Italy FOMO…I can’t Read more...: Witch Lakes and Medieval Homes

VIDEO: Get Paid to Live in This Italian Village

VIDEO: Get Paid to Live in This Italian Village

“Mission Italy” continues… As you know by now, Italy is jam-packed with some of the best bargain real estate in the world, and post-pandemic, the deals are better than ever. That’s why my team are there right now with boots on the ground. Along with overlooked city apartments, country villas, and pocket-money escapes in Italy’s Read more...: VIDEO: Get Paid to Live in This Italian Village

Gangster Bakers and Gelato

Gangster Bakers and Gelato

On my second to last visit to Florence I took a number of tours… A foodie tour, a photography class/tour and my usual every free walking tour available. As we battled the crowds I asked our guide when high season runs until…he paused… “Christmas…well Christmas is still busy…the second and third weeks of January, and Read more...: Gangster Bakers and Gelato

Wolf’s Milk and Real Estate

Wolf’s Milk and Real Estate

Mission Italy is underway… As General Patton said when he was advancing up the Italian peninsula in 1944, “We are going to move and move fast.” My team are boots on the ground as I write…in Rome…in Florence…in Tuscany and god knows where…because they are moving fast. Ruthlessly hunting down opportunities…bargains…villas…homes with income potential… Over Read more...: Wolf’s Milk and Real Estate