Specialists Articles on Life in Spain

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Torrevieja's salt lakes
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Most people think of Torrevieja as primarily being a seaside resort. It’s not a package holiday destination as such but, with its prime location on the shores of the Mediterranean, it’s a...
Spanish residency for the self-employed and businesses
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
This is the fourth article of a series of five articles on Spanish residency for EU and British citizens. David Ruiz of Torrevieja Translations explains the process and what you need to comply....
Understanding insurance in Spain
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
If you buy a property in Spain then you will need to take out insurance. Insurance in Spain works very similarly to that in other European countries, more or less. You pay a Premium and, unless you...
Problems with noise in Spain
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Noisy neighbours, barking dogs, bars and restaurants playing music to the early hours. We’re often asked what can be done about noise in Spain. In this article Marina Lorente from our legal...
Applying for residency in Spain if you're working in Spain
Monday, February 27, 2017
This is the third article of a series of five articles on Spanish residency for EU and British citizens. David Ruiz of Torrevieja Translations explains the process and what you need to comply....
Infographic - Tourism in Spain
Monday, February 20, 2017
The number of tourists visiting Spain keeps on rising. In 2015 68.1 million people came to Spain whilst in 2016 the number recorded had reached 71.6 million by November. In this Infograph we can...
Traditional paella
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Jamie Oliver certainly caused a storm when he recommended that paella be made with chorizo. Eduardo Simón from the Customer Care Department at Ábaco explains what should and shouldn...
What is carnaval?
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Carnaval, the Spanish spelling of carnival, is quite an event in many parts of Spain. It can also be something of a conundrum if you are not a native of the country. In this article we delve a little...
A general guide to Spanish residency
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Many people are confused when it comes to what they need to apply for residency in Spain. In this series of four articles, David Ruiz of Torrevieja Translation, explains what the general requirements...
Residency for pensioners in Spain
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Many people are confused when it comes to what they need to apply for residency in Spain. In this series of four articles, David Ruiz of Torrevieja Translation, explains what the specific...
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