30 Tell Tale Signs Your Kids Grew Up In Spain

As we explained in a previous post, Spain is a fabulous place to bring up your children. Family comes first and children are children for longer. However, don’t fool yourself,  it can take time to adjust to new ways of doing things, especially when they are so...

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Pesetas or Euros? Make Money From Your Leftover Currency

Let Us Show You How To Make Money From Your Leftover Currency! Did you know that Spaniards are still hoarding pesetas worth about €1.7 billion? Since the euro was introduced in Spain on New Year’s Day 2002, the Spanish have kept the faith with the old money by...

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The Official dates: Public Holidays Spain 2017

Public Holidays Spain 2017: Time to start planning! As 2017 gets into full swing and we start thinking about the year ahead, planning holidays, family meet ups and day trips, it is a good idea to consider the dates for public holidays Spain 2017. If you are planning...

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Living Abroad With Children: Changes are Inevitable

As I sit here, deliberating what to share with you first, I am torn. Living abroad with children is a whirlwind of life experiences. Sometimes you just need to stop, take a breath and slow down. Otherwise, life simply passes you by. Sometimes you just need to stop,...

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A to Z Spain: Things we think you should know about Spain…

A to Z Spain: (Part Two) Welcome to the second part of our very first A to Z Spain. In future posts, we will focus on more specific topics but for this first A to Z Spain we would like to share some general insights into the country we have chosen to make our home. We...

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Why Spain Is Great For Kids to Live and Grow Up

As a regular reader of our blog, you will know that we are always sharing our stories and reasons why Spain is great for kids to live and to grow up. If you read any of the interviews we have given (links on our About Us page) you will see many of the reasons why. In...

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25 Years Living in Spain: Loving Our Family Life In Spain

Can you believe we’ve been living in Spain for 25 years? Family Life in Spain is a whirlwind of excitement, adventure and learning experiences touched with the odd dash of frustration. It can easily be compared to a fairground ride … the enormous roller coaster...

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11 Things You Mustn’t Do When Moving to Spain From UK

If you are Moving to Spain from UK, avoid these mistakes and save yourself stress and even unnecessary embarrassment … Congratulations on deciding to move to Spain. You’ve chosen a fabulous country for the next stage of your life. Spain has so much to offer in...

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Spain isn’t Cheap … Or, is it?

Let us start before the beginning … The original title for this post was “ Spain isn’t cheap … Stop advertising it like that!” I planned to talk about the importance of branding. The fact that successful branding establishes a significant and...

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6 Top Tips for Moving to Spain with Children

  There are so many factors to consider when Moving to Spain with Children. As parents, we can often spend too much time worrying and thinking “What if?” … Don’t waste time worrying. Start researching now. Ask Questions. Find answers....

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6 Tips for a Tasty Trip to Madrid: Must Do’s for Food Lovers

Do you want a taste of what Madrid is really like? Don’t waste time visiting tasteless places. Follow our 6 Tips for a Tasty Trip to Madrid, you’ll be licking your lips and your taste buds will be screaming for “más”!   I recently enjoyed a short visit to Madrid....

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School Summer Holidays in Spain: To Enjoy Or To Endure?

12 Weeks Of School Summer Holidays in Spain… As I write this post, I still cannot believe it is the last day of the long, school summer holidays in Spain. Every summer, our children break up for 12 weeks of school summer holidays. Yes, you read that correctly:...

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Moving Abroad With Children. Our Story. Is It Luck?

Many people think about moving abroad with children, but not everyone fulfills their relocation dream. There are so many uncontrollable outside factors. There are, however, many other factors that you can control. I have received so many beautiful comments, reviews...

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