Celebrate Easter Spanish-Style!

Easter is arguably one of the most popular times to visit Spain, or more accurately, Seville, where the average temperature at the end of March/beginning of April is around 22 degrees. The Semana Santa (Holy Week) is undoubtedly the most … Continue reading

We are more than a little addicted to the Greek islands of Paros and Antiparos!

Paros is right up there as one of our favourite Greek island destinations for many reasons, not least because of its idyllic location at the heart of the beautiful Cyclades group of Greek islands …but Paros definitely ticks lots of … Continue reading

Barcelona celebrates the opening of Gaudi’s Casa Vicens to the public … providing another reason to visit this great city!

 if a temperate climate, a seaside location, culture, medieval architecture and tapas bars were not enough, there is now another reason to visit Barcelona.  Just on 16th November the city celebrated the opening of Gaudi’s Casa Vicens, the opulently tiled … Continue reading

Recommended walking tour ideas for visitors to Venice, Florence and Rome

While researching city tours in Venice to suggest to our clients, we came across Walks Inside Italy, which offers a tantalizing selection of city tours, and well worth investigating further!  As well as more general introductory tours for new visitors … Continue reading

We love visiting Paris in August, and still have some great apartment availability!

Paris is wonderful at most times of year, but August can be a particularly good time to visit, with the weather is at its best and the streets less crowded. If is perfect for getting out and about on foot, … Continue reading

3 Unforgettable Flamenco Shows in Madrid Today

If you are staying in Madrid, there is one thing you just cannot miss, and that is experiencing authentic flamenco. In fact, Madrid has unwittingly become the world’s capital of flamenco. It is true that Andalucia is the unarguable cradle … Continue reading

The magnificent Villa Machiavelli in Tuscany has some tempting summer offers!

Dating from the 15th century and once the home of the Machiavelli family, this exceptional villa sits amidst glorious Tuscan countryside close to Greve in Chianti, just 12 kms south of Florence. There are wonderful uninterrupted views over the Tuscan … Continue reading

Mykonos Discoveries

Having just returned from a trip villa viewing on Mykonos, we are fired up with enthusiasm for this captivating island, with its barren, scrubby landscape, in stark contrast to its beautiful beaches, stunning white Cycladic architecture, and hundreds of quaint … Continue reading

Travelling to London this Summer? Our 10 top suggestions for things to see and do in July and August!

1. V&A Museum Always worth a visit anyway, but there are two highly recommended exhibitions taking place this summer: The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains 13th May – 1st October The first retrospective of one of the world’s most pioneering … Continue reading

Introducing the beautiful Villa Arcachon!

Whenever we get asked to suggest a villa suitable for a wedding or another special event, Villa Arcachon is one of the properties which springs immediately to mind!  It sits in an exceptional location in the heart of the Bassin … Continue reading