Specialists Articles on Life in Spain

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Theme parks in Spain
Friday, October 26, 2012
Spain has accrued, over the years, its own small selection of theme parks. Terra Mitica in Benidorm and Port Aventura in Tarragona are perhaps the best known. It looks like there are plans for them...
Friday, October 26, 2012
It’s a pity we have to resort to animal protection at all. However, the fact remains that wherever you are in the world, there are those who treat animals cruelly. In Spain, thousands of...
Cartagena
Friday, October 26, 2012
There are many interesting and historic cities to visit in Spain. One of the oldest and most beautiful ones is the city of Cartagena. It’s combination of dramatic history and culture mean that...
Understanding Spanish custom - tapas
Friday, October 26, 2012
One of the great things about Spanish eating, is tapas. Little plates of different snacks, that can be shared. Perfect if you don’t want to fill up but just fancy a nibble with your drink. Of...
Almeria
Friday, October 26, 2012
The variety of landscape in Spain as you travel from one region to another never fails to amaze me. From the greenery of the north to the deserts of the south, you’ve got every shade in between...
Cava - The Spanish Champagne
Friday, October 26, 2012
There is something very special about Champagne. Perhaps it’s the bubbles, or popping the cork or even the fact that it’s kept for a celebration. However, it can come rather expensive -...
Taking care of your credit cards in Spain
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
The main message is to prevent your credit cards being stolen in Spain in the first place. Take precautions, be vigilant and apply some common sense measures and it is unlikely that you will have...
High Spanish water bills
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Burst water pipes  are a winter-hazard in northern Europe.  But surely we shouldn’t be troubled with the prospect of burst pipes in the heat and humidity of Spain?  Don’t...
Road rage and Spanish roundabouts
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Once of the riskiest aspects of driving in Spain is negotiating Spanish roundabouts. It’s perhaps particularly confusing when the roundabout is on a dual carriageway. What baffles many used to...
The autonomous regions of Spain
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
It can be difficult for the newly arrived in Spain to get to grips with the number of different laws and what can seem to be a never-ending battle with bureaucracy here. The arrangements for many...
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