Specialists Articles on Life in Spain

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Changes to British passport applications
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
For British National residents in Spain it used to be possible to obtain a new British passport from Madrid. Since the 13th May, this option has been removed. All applications now need to be sent...
Healthcare in Spain - Health Card
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Ensuring you have access to health care in Spain is at the top of every Spanish property owner’s agenda. We are aware that there is a lot of confusion around entitlements and what Spanish...
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Autonomo    The status you are given when you register as being self-employed in Spain. Autonomous communities There are 17 autonomous communities and 2 autonomous cities in Spain...
Who's the most depressed in Europe?
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
There is no doubt that it is harder to scowl than to smile when the sun is shining. The wonderful weather makes such a difference to your outlook as well as your way of life.  But is this just...
Learning the Spanish language
Saturday, April 13, 2013
What comes to mind when you think about learning the Spanish language? Is it long lists of vocabulary, verbs, conjunctions and unfathomable grammatical rules? Or is it a fun and challenging...
You can't beat Benidorm
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
For as long as most people can remember, Benidorm has been a household name. Unfortunately its reputation isn’t always a desirable one. For many, this Costa Blanca seaside town is the epitomy...
Valencia - something for everyone
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Valencia has had some bad press. Most people now have heard about the extravagant years when money was no object and bizarre buildings and projects were springing up all over the city. But to only...
Building swimming pools in Spain
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
They look lovely and inviting, particularly in summer. However, having a swimming pool in Spain also brings with it some responsibilities. They need upkeep throughout the year and their...
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Keeping a close check on the people who work with children is important. Paedophiles will manoeuvre themselves into situations where they have access to children and then groom those left in their...
Hospitals in Spain
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Experiences will always differ. However, by and large, the health care in Spain is good. The Spanish hospitals are clean, the service efficient and the investigations into whatever your ailment is,...
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