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Why I love Spain

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Why I love Spain As I write this post I’m sitting with the sunshine filtering in through the window. The door is open onto the garden. A blue sky, birds are singing and the distant crowing of the local cockeral fills the air.  Yes, this is January! Having just read a couple of emails from […]

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Who Wants To Live In A Cave?

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Who wants to live in a cave? Well it would appear that many people all around the world have found caves to be a very practical and in lots of cases a luxurious form of dwelling. They can have all the mod cons and of course not forgetting the eco credentials of the natural insulative […]

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Trulli Of Italy

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A few years ago Drew and I had a lovely couple of weeks on holiday in Ostuni, Italy. Here we stayed in a Trullo, which is a unique type of property indigenous to the Murge area of Italy. Consequently we ended up viewing a few of these gorgeous homes and today find ourselves featuring some […]

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Sustainable prefab homes

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I’ve always gone for the traditional or outright bizarre dwellings. Having lived and renovated old cottages in Scotland, lived in a converted railway carriage by the sea and reformed a cave house in Andalucia, I am truly passionate about unusual abodes. But how about a prefab? The word prefab conjures up little boxes erected for […]

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Off market property sales Portugal

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Off market property sale Portugal. Despite the growth of the prime property market in many international destinations and the number of available properties, the rate of off market property sales being made is increasing. The demand for off market properties, that is, properties that have not been seen on any website or advertised in newspapers […]

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Low Impact Home

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Low Impact Living From an early age I have been fascinated by living a life in an alternative environment. As a child I would play at being at a gypsy with my horse drawn caravan, or dress up all in green and pretend I was an elf living in a woodland home under the hedge […]

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Masseria Renovation in Italy

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Interested in Masseria renovation in Italy? Then read on.Hidden in the Apulian countryside are fortified farm houses called Masseria, dating from the 16th to 19th century, with a layout reminiscent of a Roman Villa. Their courtyards can be very spacious, as they were designed to house the animals and tools needed to run a farm. […]

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How to create a Mini Eco home!

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I just had to tell you guys about this amazing mini Eco house designed by Gary Chang Hong Kong architect. Using a sliding panal system he has transformed the 330 square foot apartment into an incredible 24 room space! I just think it’s incredible:) How? Watch this video:     Send us your thoughts  

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