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Annaliza Davis

About the author:

Annaliza works for herself as Agent British, writing, translating and doing voiceovers, specialising in tourism and marketing. Most of her projects are magazine articles and websites, and she also does professional training and workshops.


Articles by Annaliza Davis


Buying Guide – Pyrénées-Orientales

  Sun, Ski and Sand Over 300 days of sunshine a year, glorious mountain resorts, welcoming beaches and plenty of rental potential – it’s no wonder we all love this département, says Annaliza Davis Pyrénées-Orientales enjoys a whopping 300 days

Pays de la Loire a Property Paradise

Saumur’s château dominates this riverside town with its almost luminous white tuffeau stone-built houses Annaliza Davis explores a region that offers the best of all worlds – whether you are seeking city-centre investment or looking for your own bit of

Live the Dream in Dordogne – Dordogne Buying Guide

Taking an early evening stroll to the village bar for an apéro with friends, what could be better? Annaliza Davis reveals the myriad delights of this south-western département, which is a confirmed favourite with British property buyers… For many overseas

Brittany Property Guide

Buying a Home in Brittany

A Breton harbour scene at Saint-Brieuc on Brittany’s justly celebrated Côtes-d’Armor Annaliza Davis reveals why this idyllic area of France, which is a just a short hop across the Channel, is such a hit with overseas property buyers and visitors

For The Love of Languedoc

The picturesque town of Collioure, nestled in the foothills of the Pyrénées, is famed for its beaches   Annaliza Davis asks, could this hugely varied area, which offers sun, sea and ski, be the perfect place to live your French

Buying on the Cote D’Azur

Annaliza Davis reveals how the glamorous Riviera, with its triple draw of sun, surf and ski, offers even property hunters on a budget a slice of the good life… A spectacular view of the Med, Côte d’Azur-style, at Roquebrune-Cap-Martin British

The Delights of Normandy

Annaliza Davis revels in a hugely varied area that offers the best of France, from coast to country, city and cuisine, just over the Channel…   The popular town of Étretat, as seen from the white cliffs that flank the

Glorious Gascony

Annaliza Davis unveils the cultural and historical treasures of France’s southwest, which can offer buyers everything from pretty market towns to picturesque countryside The ancient cathedral city of Auch, reflected in the Gers River   Picture an area of France

Poitou-Charentes Property Buying Guide

Halfway down the west coast of France, Poitou-Charentes (now part of the newly-formed super region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine) encompasses the departments of Deux-Sèvres in the northwest, Vienne in the northeast, Charente in the southeast, Charente-Maritime in the west; and is also home to the famed Île de Ré and Île d’Oléron islands.

Provence Buying Guide

Provence Buying Guide

Palais des Papes in Avignon, Vaucluse PROVENCE VERDANT AND SUNDRENCHED Annaliza Davis explores the stunning landscapes, coastal gems and postcard-perfect villages set among fields of lavender that have sealed Britons’ love affair with this area Provence offers exuberant fields of

A Guide to The Alps

Annaliza Davis discovers that the French Alps offer not only some of the best skiing in Europe but varied landscapes and activities all year round…   The magnificent mountains of the Alps are famous for their breathtaking peaks, fabulous resorts

10 Reasons to Buy in Normandy

Annaliza Davis revels in a hugely varied area that offers the best of France, from coast to country, city and cuisine, just over the Channel. This ever-popular region justifies its appeal with every visit, offering sandy beaches, perpetually-green fields and

Summers spent in Brittany, living in France

This is our eleventh summer living in France and no two summers have been the same. Our first summer living here was a challenge as we were still finding our feet: living in France was still new to us, and

Valentine’s Day and romance in France

The French are renowned as a nation of romantics. From the amorous cartoon skunk Pépé le Pew with his overcooked accent to gorgeous actors like Jean Dujardin and Gregory Fitoussi, the romantic ideal often adopts a French accent. And, of

Winter in Brittany

Brittany tends to get overlooked in the winter. It only has one mountain peak, which is the mysterious and magical Menez Hom, but at 381 metres it certainly isn’t the place for a ski resort. Think of Brittany in winter and

Audierne, Brittany – how we forgot paradise

Prepare to suspend your disbelief for the time it takes to read this tale. Even I feel it has the gloss of fiction to it, reading it back. In begins with my own love affair with France. Autumn school exchanges