All posts tagged: summer months

Living la vita bella

We have been living what for most people in cold countries is perceived as “the dream” for three years. Slightly by accident, as most things happen with us, three and a half years ago, after an unsuccessful  stint of trying to live in Greece, we decided to return back to Northern Ireland. But not before we made the decision that we liked Greece as a holiday location and we secured a place where we could return every year. How were we able to do that? We were “lucky”, as the financial crisis had already hit the country and the rental properties were hard to let out and, in consequence, much cheaper than they had been. We moved our furniture from the house from which we had tried to made a home into a much smaller and cosier apartment in the vicinity and locked it for the next 9 months. At 350 euro per month (approximately £250), we realised that it was quite the intelligent solution for making our dream of hot summers possible. According to …