Fiestas and Siestas Miles Apart: Book About Spain Giveaway

About Fiestas and Siestas Miles Apart, By Alan Cuthbertson Fiestas and Siestas Miles Apart is the humorous but true story of what happens when the Cuthbertson family decides to sell everything (including the family business), load the family car, and move from England...

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How To Calculate The Cost of Living in Barcelona

What is the Cost of Living in Barcelona? We continue with our series of How To Calculate The Cost Of Living in Spain For You and Your Family! Today, we consider Barcelona … Barcelona is an incredible city with an amazing vibe, which explains why so many people...

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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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