Posts tagged with "living in spain"



Living in spain · 12/08/2020
Spain ex-pat interview with Elliot from the USA who came to Spain on the Auxiliares de Conversación programme in 2019.
Living in Spain Podcasts · 12/09/2019
In podcast number six about living in Spain we talk about why young Spaniards are often late to leave the family nest, we discuss education in Spain, if Spaniards are happier than Aussies and vice versa, and we chat about some of the reasons Spain will have the highest life expectancy by 2040.

Living in Spain Podcasts · 12/09/2019
In this podcast special I talk to Alex Searle about his new life in Valencia, Spain. Alex and family packed up and moved to Valencia from South Africa in 2018 and in the podcast we discuss some of the good things and bad things they have discovered about living in Spain. We talk about their dealings with Spanish bureaucracy, his work-life balance, and how he and his family are adapting to their new life in Spain. Listen to the audio or watch the video. Check out Alex's YouTube channel here.

Travel around Spain · 04/08/2019
That was the question I asked myself when I got back to Madrid after 5 days in Bilbao. It has everything I like in a city. It's clean, manageable, has great public transport, people are friendly, and it's one of the best places to eat and drink in the country. Not to mention that it's close to the coast and fantastic mountain areas. It's also green, really green, which is something you don't see too much of when you live in the centre of Spain. Let's just say that if I had to move to another...

traditional Spanish newsstand
If you have ever been to a Spanish city, you would have seen the typical newsstand on many streets. The newsstand is an important part of the 'barrios' in Spain. Every Spaniard has, or had, a relationship with the local 'quiosquero', or, in other words, the man or woman that sold the newspapers and magazines. The 'quiosco' is far more than a newsstand. It is a place that becomes part of you daily routine here in Spain, like buying a loaf of bread or going to the local market. Yet the majority...

dog in Madrid
Thinking of getting a dog in Spain?

spain's ageing population
Spain's population is getting older and that could mean huge problems for the future.

chueca in spring
Life in Madrid really starts to change in May. The city wakes up from its winter slumber as the days get longer and the weather hotter.

is the crisis over in spain
Living in spain · 11/05/2018
Yes. The crisis is over in Spain. The ecomomy is growing and consumers have more confidence. How long will it last?

Living in spain · 10/04/2018
I have said it before, and I'll say it again. A person's quality of life is fairly subjective. We all have different things that help add to the quality of our lives. Spain is no different.

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