Specialists Articles on Life in Spain

In-depth information written by specialists to increase your knowledge

Driving legally in Spain
Thursday, February 11, 2016
How to drive legally in Spain is one of the most talked about and written about subjects amongst the expat population. We frequently receive questions from clients directly and on the forum...
Federico García Lorca
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
The body of the Spanish writer Federico García Lorca remains buried somewhere in southern Spain. Murdered by Franco’s Spanish nationalists, he remains one of the many individual...
Exploring Córdoba
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Most people who are wanting to explore Spain will visit its major cities of Barcelona, Madrid, Seville and Granada. Each one is special and different and provides examples of Spain’s rich past...
The worst airports in the world
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Of course, what you consider to be the best and the worst will depend on your own personal preferences and experiences. For example, if you have had a particularly bad experience at one airport...
Smoking trends in Spain
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Smoking banned indoors in Spain? Never! Many people initially felt that Spain was a country that would never introduce or enforce such a ban. They were mistaken. Certainly the introduction in 2011 of...
The August celebrations in Elche
Thursday, August 13, 2015
If you are anywhere near Elche in the middle of August then you cannot let the Mystery Play pass you by. There are three important dates to put in your diary. On the 13th August it’s La Nit de...
La Vuelta makes it to 80
Thursday, July 30, 2015
The Tour de France this year proved to be a spectacular victory for the British cyclist Chris Froome as he cycled away with the yellow jersey. However, he wasn’t on his own in deserving a...
Retirement in Spain
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
For many people, it’s their dream. After years of the daily grind, to make the most of their retirement by coming out to live in Spain. What better place to enjoy the extra time you have than...
Cost of buying a house in Spain
Thursday, July 2, 2015
One of the first questions we ask of those considering buying a house in Spain, is ‘What’s your budget?’ Knowing what your budget is, is crucial if you are going to make the right...
Local Elections in Spain
Thursday, June 25, 2015
It may seem very far removed from beaches and bars, but what happens in Spain’s local and general elections is of great importance to everyone with a property in Spain and not only those who...
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