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Moving to Spain – Lifestyle

So, you are moving to Spain!

Whether you are emigrating, taking a short term assignment or joining family in Spain we have put together the information you will need to make your move a smooth one.

Living The Gibraltarian Life: 7 Essential Tips For New Expats

Moving to a new country can be an exhilarating yet challenging experience. With its unique blend of British and Mediterranean influences, Gibraltar offers a fascinating lifestyle for expats. If you plan to start anew in this iconic location, here are seven essential tips to help you settle into the Gibraltarian life smoothly. What is Gibraltar…

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moving to Spain

Beyond Barcelona: Exploring Lesser-Known Gems For Expats Moving To Spain

With its rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning landscapes, Spain has long been a popular destination for expats seeking a new life abroad. While cities like Barcelona and Madrid often steal the spotlight, many lesser-known gems offer a unique and authentic experience for expats moving to Spain. In this article, we’ll explore some of these…

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Why Spain Is A Leading Destination With Remote Workers

In recent years, Spain has emerged as a leading destination for digital nomads and remote workers from around the world. With its vibrant cities, lower cost of living, excellent infrastructure and idyllic landscapes, Spain offers an appealing lifestyle for professionals who can work from anywhere. Major cities like Madrid and Barcelona provide cosmopolitan environments with…

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Popular Destinations For Expats

Marina Alta – One Of The Most Popular Destinations For Expats

Marina Alta in the Northern Costa Blanca is one of the most popular destinations for expats attracting British and Northern Europeans to rent or buy in the region.  It is a coastal area with attractive options inland and offers a wonderful lifestyle.  Which are the most popular areas? The Marina Alta region offers over 750…

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developing a personal website

6 Essential Tips For Developing A Personal Website As An Expat Living Abroad

Living abroad as an expat is an exhilarating adventure. You’re navigating new cultures, embracing diverse perspectives, and expanding your horizons. But amidst the excitement, it’s important not to overlook the value of establishing and maintaining a strong digital presence. Having a personal website can be a game-changer, helping you showcase your skills, connect with a…

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Driving In Spain

Driving In Spain

  Driving in Spain is allowed on a foreign licence as a visitor but non-EU residents need to exchange for a Spanish licence after six months.  What is involved?  You will also need to understand what items and documentation you need to carry in the car with you and what the penalties for traffic violations….

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Places of interest

Getting To Know Malaga The City, Part 3 – Places Of Interest

In Malaga there are many things to do… A place that blends history, nature, culture, art, sports and leisure with great dining experiences. Malaka, as it was known in the olden days was thought to first be inhabited by the Phoenicians since the century VIII B.C. using the natural port on the foothill of Gibralfaro…

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Malaga the city

Getting To Know Malaga The City. Part 2 – The Experience

Malaga Capital is steeped in history. The area was first discovered some 2,800 years ago by the Phoenicians and has evolved ever since. Here Jason Wild of Marbella Connection looks at the shopping, nightlife, food and drink, festivals and the beaches that continue to attract interest and investment from all over the world. Festivals &…

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Acclimatise To Heat

How To Acclimatise To Heat – FAST

Already this year, Portugal and Spain have seen their hottest April temperatures since records began. The overseas living experts from YourOverseasHome.com have compiled a list of seven tips to help families stay comfortable and safe in the heat – from loading up on electrolytes, to turning DOWN the air con.  Christopher Nye, overseas living expert…

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Getting To Know Malaga The City: Part 1 – Background And History

The first part of a series of extracts from articles by Jason Wild of The Marbella Connection about the capital of the Costa del Sol in Southerrn Spain… Malaga the City.  In these articles Jason will set out the attractions of this wonderful city starting here with some of its history. Written by and published…

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