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Spain tops the list for Erasmus +
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Erasmus is a European Union student exchange programme which has built a reputation for being a life-changing and inspirational experience. Not surprisingly, many students want to come to Spain. In...
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Summer means the Moors and Christians
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
If you regularly visit Spain during the summer then you really should at least once watch a Moors and Christians parade. This mixture of history, tradition and sheer dressing-up madness is a must for...
Life in Spain
Food in Spain
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
From the homely tapas to the sophisticated Michelin starred restaurant, the food in Spain has something for everyone. If you think of Spanish food, what are the first images that come to mind? It...
Life in Spain
Torrevieja Salt
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Some people think of Torrevieja as just a seaside holiday resort. In the hustle and bustle of the summer season you could be forgiven for this. However, it’s also a town with a history and salt is at...
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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 popular...
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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...
Life in Spain
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...
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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't be in this very...
Life in Spain
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...
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Enjoying Spain on a Harley
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
When Bob Bray first fell in love with Harley Davidsons at eight years old he didn’t envisage that he would be touring Spain on one. Now, he plans to share the varied and marvellous scenery with his...
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