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Life on the Costa del Sol

How to make expat life work for you

How to make expat life work for you

As a Brit having lived on the Costa del Sol in Spain since 2008 and seen so many people come and go, I would say there is one key factor to making expat life work long term – learn the language! Although places like the Costa...

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Giving birth and life as a parent in Spain

Giving birth and life as a parent in Spain

Georgina was recently asked for her insight into having a baby in Spain, the intricacies of the Spanish healthcare system, childcare and schooling for expat parents for Spain Expo. Obviously, it is a big topic, but an important one, and Georgina was happy to open...

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back to work

7 Back to Work Tips

September is here and now’s the time to say goodbye to the holidays and return to work. But this doesn’t mean that we have feel gloomy! There are a few things we can do to get rid of the post-holiday stress and get back to...

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Explaining the financial implications of residencia

Explaining the financial implications of residencia

Jeremy Ferguson and The Spectrum IFA Group are organizing a free presentation on the 12th of June at Los Naranjos in Marbella about what will life be like for British nationals after taking residency in Spain. They are bringing together six experts including a representative...

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Eco-friendly alternatives for the Costa del Sol

Eco-friendly alternatives for the Costa del Sol

Eco Passion has launched to offer eco-friendly alternatives to plastic for home and business use and bring about positive change. They passionately believe that everyone can really make a difference and take steps towards eliminating the plastic epidemic and saving our planet. It may sound...

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San Juan Sabinillas Manilva 2016

San Juan in Sabinillas

San Juan is on the night of the 23rd of June every year and has always been one of our favourite Spanish fiestas. It stems from the pagan midsummer celebrations which has been turned into a saint’s day and in true Spanish style it has...

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