In podcast number 7 about life in Spain we talk about Spain's new property boom and foreign demand for property on the Costas, why Spaniards think another crisis is looming, Spain's plans to ban gasoline and diesel cars, and about working in Spain as a freelancer. Listen to the audio or watch the video.
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.
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.
In our fifth podcast about life in Spain we discuss if it's OK to criticise your adopted country, what Spain's main industries are should you need to find a job, if Spain's future is bleak, HSBC's expat survey that found that Spain has terrible salaries but great quality of life , and I ask Jon if he is prepared for Brexit according to a recent checklist published in El País.
In our fourth podcast about life in Spain we chat about Spain's recent extreme weather conditions, if we consider ourselves ex-pats or immigrants, the use of residence cards (NIE) in Spain , the standard of living in Spain, and if everything is better in Spain.
In our third podcast about life in Spain we respond to more of your questions and talk about the cost of living in Spain, problems learning Spanish, Spain may or may not be the place for you, our experiences buying property in Spain, and our experiences renting property in Spain.
In our second podcast about life in Spain we respond to some of your questions and talk about what type of salary you need to earn to get by in Spain the ups and down of working in Spain, using a 'gestor' to help you with Spanish bureaucracy, how important it is to speak Spanish to enjoy your time here, and which are our favourite parts of Spain to visit.