Golf is the driving force behind many Brits deciding to buy a second home abroad. If this sounds like you, here’s a snapshot of where to head off to on a viewing trip

Golf drives property buyers to Spain and Portugal in 2016

Golf is the driving force behind many Brits deciding to buy a second home abroad. If this sounds like you, here’s a snapshot of where to head off to on a viewing trip

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It’s always a good idea to research the market of your potential new location before going on an overseas viewing trip. Property Guides takes a look at the property markets of Spain and Portugal

A closer look at Spain and Portugal’s property markets

It’s always a good idea to research the market of your potential new location before going on an overseas viewing trip. Property Guides takes a look at the property markets of Spain and Portugal

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Portugal remains a top European destination with buyers from across the globe for numerous reasons – the great infrastructure, friendly people, a reasonably low cost of living and arguably the finest climate across Europe

Top 5 tips for buying property in Portugal

Portugal remains a top European destination with buyers from across the globe for numerous reasons – the great infrastructure, friendly people, a reasonably low cost of living and arguably the finest climate across Europe

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On the bank of the river Douro, Alfândega Porto Congress Centre provides a unique setting for a spectrum of meetings and conferences

Porto’s Alfândega Congress Centre: Portugal’s charming events venue

On the bank of the river Douro, Alfândega Porto Congress Centre provides a unique setting for a spectrum of meetings and conferences

One of the most diverse countries in Europe, Portugal is a land of many faces. Gillian Evans indulges in rich tradition and laid-back lifestyle

Portugal’s pleasures

One of the most diverse countries in Europe, Portugal is a land of many faces. Gillian Evans indulges in rich tradition and laid-back lifestyle

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One of the most beautiful destinations in Europe, Douglas Scott provides a taste of Madeira's remarkable landscape

Portugal’s floating garden

One of the most beautiful destinations in Europe, Douglas Scott provides a taste of Madeira’s remarkable landscape

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Portugal

Sun-kissed beaches, golden medieval castles and quaint seaside villages surrounded by olive groves; Portugal cultivates a rustic, hedonistic image. The vast forests and glistening rivers …

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As one of the oldest countries in the world, Portugal can offer business travellers much more than the average tourist destination

Europarque

As one of the oldest countries in the world, Portugal can offer business travellers much more than the average tourist destination

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Drawing on centuries of Algarvian hospitality, the Hilton Vilamoura provides the perfect setting for businesses of all types

Hilton Vilamoura

Drawing on centuries of Algarvian hospitality, the Hilton Vilamoura provides the perfect setting for businesses of all types

With the launch of two new city centre resorts in Guinea-Bissau and Chad, Laico Hotels and Resorts provides ideal solutions for business travellers visiting Africa

Laico Hotels and Resorts

With the launch of two new city centre resorts in Guinea-Bissau and Chad, Laico Hotels and Resorts provides ideal solutions for business travellers visiting Africa

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Demand for hosting events in Lisbon is growing year on year, and the city is deeply committed to meeting travellers’ evolving needs

Lisbon

Demand for hosting events in Lisbon is growing year on year, and the city is deeply committed to meeting travellers’ evolving needs

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Following the shock Brexit result, PropertyGuides.com compares the cost of living in the UK with that of a number of popular European destinations

The results of PropertyGuides.com’s Cost of Living Index 2016

Following the shock Brexit result, PropertyGuides.com compares the cost of living in the UK with that of a number of popular European destinations

OverseasGuidesCompany.com supplies some helpful tips on how to maintain your social life and make new friends after moving abroad

How to stay social after moving abroad

OverseasGuidesCompany.com supplies some helpful tips on how to maintain your social life and make new friends after moving abroad

The OverseasGuidesCompany.com looks at where UK buyers are looking for holiday homes

Summer sees huge numbers of UK buyers searching for homes abroad

The OverseasGuidesCompany.com looks at where UK buyers are looking for holiday homes

Elaine Ferguson, Head of OverseasGuidesCompany.com, takes a look at the British love affair with overseas property and what’s happening in the property markets of each of the most popular countries

Where are people buying property abroad?

Elaine Ferguson, Head of OverseasGuidesCompany.com, takes a look at the British love affair with overseas property and what’s happening in the property markets of each of the most popular countries

The OverseasGuidesCompany.com looks at the cultures and customs of four European countries

How do cultures and customs differ when living abroad?

The OverseasGuidesCompany.com looks at the cultures and customs of four European countries

Demand for overseas property has increased since 2014, but fluctuating exchange rates, as well as economic and political uncertainty in Europe, have taken their toll. The OverseasGuidesCompany.com looks at the most popular countries with UK buyers and how they are faring in 2015

How are overseas property markets fairing?

Demand for overseas property has increased since 2014, but fluctuating exchange rates, as well as economic and political uncertainty in Europe, have taken their toll. The OverseasGuidesCompany.com looks at the most popular countries with UK buyers and how they are faring in 2015

After decades of civil war, Luanda is experiencing an oil boom. Now, the legacy of the former and the glory of the latter have made it the most expensive city in the world for expatriates

How Luanda became the most expensive place for expats to live

After decades of civil war, Luanda is experiencing an oil boom. Now, the legacy of the former and the glory of the latter have made it the most expensive city in the world for expatriates

Every year, OverseasGuidesCompany.com (OGC), publishes a detailed look at the comparative cost of living across Europe – and further afield

Where is it cheapest to live in Europe?

Every year, OverseasGuidesCompany.com (OGC), publishes a detailed look at the comparative cost of living across Europe – and further afield

A bout of redevelopments and a focus on consumer satisfaction have seen the award-winning Alfândega Porto Congress Centre growing in popularity with business travellers from around the world

Alfândega Porto Congress Centre entices business from afar

A bout of redevelopments and a focus on consumer satisfaction have seen the award-winning Alfândega Porto Congress Centre growing in popularity with business travellers from around the world

Bargain buys in the Eurozone helped grow interest in foreign property in 2014, according to the latest Quarterly Index by OverseasGuidesCompany.com, which saw overall enquiries for the year increase 11 per cent compared to 2013

Appetite for foreign property fuelled by right conditions in 2014

Bargain buys in the Eurozone helped grow interest in foreign property in 2014, according to the latest Quarterly Index by OverseasGuidesCompany.com, which saw overall enquiries for the year increase 11 per cent compared to 2013

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There are a number of cultural differences in how people from across the globe celebrate Christmas. Our friends at the OverseasGuidesCompany.com look at how these vary

How do other countries spend their Christmases?

There are a number of cultural differences in how people from across the globe celebrate Christmas. Our friends at the OverseasGuidesCompany.com look at how these vary

Learning the local language is one of the fastest ways to settle in to a new home country. Here are some top tips to acquire the skills you need

Top Tips for learning the local language

Learning the local language is one of the fastest ways to settle in to a new home country. Here are some top tips to acquire the skills you need

Once the most important trading outpost in Europe, Venice is now known simply as a magnet for global tourists. Jules Gray asks the crucial question: does the city need to diversify its economy in order to survive?

Venice: doomed to become a historical Disneyland?

Once the most important trading outpost in Europe, Venice is now known simply as a magnet for global tourists. Jules Gray asks the crucial question: does the city need to diversify its economy in order to survive?

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The latest Quarterly Index from OverseasGuidesCompany.com has shown that interest in buying overseas property in 2014 has grown since 2013, although there is evidence of growth levelling off during the third quarter

Overseas property market begins to plateau after growth in 2014

The latest Quarterly Index from OverseasGuidesCompany.com has shown that interest in buying overseas property in 2014 has grown since 2013, although there is evidence of growth levelling off during the third quarter

Lynne Martin is determined to make the most of her life by renouncing possessions and travelling the world, and now she's encouraging others to do the same

73 years old and travelling the world: the adventures of Lynne Martin

Lynne Martin is determined to make the most of her life by renouncing possessions and travelling the world, and now she’s encouraging others to do the same

With financial conditions forcing the prices of houses up in the UK, properties abroad provide an affordable alternative and solid investment

Why retiring abroad could make financial sense

With financial conditions forcing the prices of houses up in the UK, properties abroad provide an affordable alternative and solid investment

Homeowners in tourist hot spots abroad should be preparing their property now if they wish to benefit fully from the 2014 holiday rental market

Tips for renting out a holiday home

Homeowners in tourist hot spots abroad should be preparing their property now if they wish to benefit fully from the 2014 holiday rental market

Unusual but beautiful, the Royal Rose Hotel is an opulent French palace in Abu Dhabi’s business district and a five-star haven for corporate and leisure visitors

The Royal Rose Hotel: a five-star stay in Abu Dhabi

Unusual but beautiful, the Royal Rose Hotel is an opulent French palace in Abu Dhabi’s business district and a five-star haven for corporate and leisure visitors

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Camping needn’t mean roughing it; glamping holidays provide adventurous travellers with luxurious, eco-friendly accommodation

Glamping: the tent commandments

Camping needn’t mean roughing it; glamping holidays provide adventurous travellers with luxurious, eco-friendly accommodation

From trendsetter to bestseller, Juliana Buhring talks to Joss Wyatt about Guinness World Records, oranges and inner greatness

Juliana Buhring: around the world by bike in 152 days

From trendsetter to bestseller, Juliana Buhring talks to Joss Wyatt about Guinness World Records, oranges and inner greatness

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Antique-tiled suites, infinity pool, Michelin-starred cuisine and stunning views: Palácio Belmonte has so much more to offer than a standard hotel

Palácio Belmonte: your own private palace

Antique-tiled suites, infinity pool, Michelin-starred cuisine and stunning views: Palácio Belmonte has so much more to offer than a standard hotel

Where’s it cheapest to say ‘cheers’?

Most expats move abroad to benefit from a more relaxed lifestyle; for many this involves enjoying a few of life’s little luxuries. Everything comes with …

Modern-day adventurers have tended to shy away from the clunky cruise ship. Now, the exuberant luxury of Europe’s boutique river boats are luring them back onto the continent’s mighty waterways

River beds

Modern-day adventurers have tended to shy away from the clunky cruise ship. Now, the exuberant luxury of Europe’s boutique river boats are luring them back onto the continent’s mighty waterways

We went to Porto for a few days. Here's how to make your stay as relaxing as ours

Porto

We went to Porto for a few days. Here’s how to make your stay as relaxing as ours

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Richard Way finds the EU has some welcome surprises for aspiring foreign homeowners

Golden days for non-EU property investors?

Richard Way finds the EU has some welcome surprises for aspiring foreign homeowners

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By putting the passenger first and continually improving its hospitality and services, TAP Portugal has become a leading airline globally, proving particularly successful in South America

Sky-high standards

By putting the passenger first and continually improving its hospitality and services, TAP Portugal has become a leading airline globally, proving particularly successful in South America

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Croatia is months away from joining the EU, despite continuing discontent among certain sections of society. We investigate what accession might mean for the former Yugoslav state

EU Horizons

Croatia is months away from joining the EU, despite continuing discontent among certain sections of society. We investigate what accession might mean for the former Yugoslav state

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Latin fever with Air Europa

Offering flights to Uruguay, Cuba, Bolivia and more, our Best Economy Airline, South America, 2013, Air Europa provides smooth connections at great value, acting as an ideal gateway to an increasingly popular part of the world

Affecting the balance of supply and demand, the global economic crisis has made 2012 one of the hardest years for the shipping industry, Rita Lobo discovers

The shipping news

Affecting the balance of supply and demand, the global economic crisis has made 2012 one of the hardest years for the shipping industry, Rita Lobo discovers