Month: October 2014

Living in Portugal: Our New Home

(Ben) Just as we approach our five-year anniversary of living in Portugal, we have finally completed the move to our new home. This weekend was hard work, and not helped by the fact that summer has decided to return to the Algarve. Please don’t get me wrong, because I’m certainly not complaining about the weather…

Portugal versus Spain

(Lou) In my professional capacity I often come across couples who, like Ben and I, have decided that life is not limited to the UK simply because that was where they happened to be born. I’m often curious to hear about their experiences of buying homes overseas and, when I recently came across two couples,…