Artists and writers and the French Riviera

The Côte d' Azur has attracted famous artists and writers since the 18th century - Holly Kirkwood investigates why so many creative minds are still drawn to the area

Buying property in Sardinia

Carla Passino takes a closer look at Italy's best-kept secret - property for sale on the beautiful island of Sardinia

Monaco broadens its appeal

Monaco is no longer just the province of playboys. Anna Tyzack visits the principality to find out it's broadening its appeal to families

Toulouse: property market hotspot

Toulouse is a super-chic French city bursting with young people and a gateway to everywhere from the Mediterranean to the Basque Country

Mauritius villas for sale

Holly Kirkwood finds some tempting properties for sale for those who'd like to spend more time on the gorgeous Indian Ocean island of Mauritius