Brits have been going on holiday to Spain for many years because it is easy to get to and it has plenty of sunshine and cheap sangria, the entertainment is good as well from the colourful flamenco dancers. Although the country has progressed over the years by becoming a valued member of the European Economic Community the heart of Spain, its culture and traditions, remain.

Since the death of General Franco on 20th November 1975 Spain has brought its …

La Rochelle is to be found on the Atlantic coast of France. It is a city filled with history and culture. It has the benefit of good weather from spring through to autumn and is easy to reach. While Rochelle may not be one of the warmest spots for retirement, it is close to the UK and properties are cheap, with a detached three bedroomed house going at around 150,000 euros.

Getting there
La Rochelle Airport is about twenty minutes …