Speaking Spanish Update: After 4 Months Of Studying

Guess what time it is?  It is time for us to give you an update on what we have been doing to improve Speaking Spanish!

Two Americans Speaking Spanish after 4 months of focused efforts towards learning Spanish and becoming more fluent. Check out the progress on video!

Remember our initial post, back at the end of November, with the goal of making it to Pueblo Español?  Oh and the video update of us speaking Spanish at the end of February?  Well, here we are at the end of May and we figured you were due another update of our progress.  Yes, there is another video.  As much as we don’t like speaking Spanish on video, it kind of needs to be done.  Thanks to all of you for asking questions and holding us accountable.

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Obtaining A Spanish Drivers License

The road to obtaining a Spanish drivers license has been a rough, frustrating process.  It worked out for us in the end, but now that we have our license, I figured it was worthwhile to explain what we did, the process we went through, and my general frustrations with the whole process.

Americans Getting a Drivers License in Spain. We share the entire process to obtain a Spanish Drivers License, including the process, costs and more. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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How To Spend Your 20th Wedding Anniversary

It’s tough to believe that 20 years ago, Heidi and I got married on Baker Beach in San Francisco.  20 years!  So obviously, this post is about our 20th wedding anniversary, and the amazing day that Heidi planned for us.  Long story short…it was awesome!

Wagoner Wedding 1997 Baker Beach - San Francisco California

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The Spanish Education System: Explained

If you’re looking to move to Spain with kids, I bet you want to know more about the Spanish Education System.   Guess what?  This post is just for you!  Did you know that Spain doesn’t have high school?

If you’re looking to move to Spain with kids and want to know more about the Spanish Education System, then this post is for you!

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Learning Spanish – Alan & Heidi Speak!

Greetings One & All!  Since our initial post, we’ve been getting a lot of encouragement, and a bunch of questions about our progress on learning Spanish.  So consider this an update!

Alan and Heidi (learning spanish status update) at Banco más bonito del mundo Loida Galicia Spain

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For A Memorable Experience Explore Barcelona By Bike!

We are all aware that Barcelona is a beautiful city with marvelous architecture with sublime weather, that is why if you want to enjoy the view you need to stay above ground.  You can go for a walk, but why not see Barcelona by bike?  Explore Las Ramblas, the Ciutadella Park and what better than to cycle down the Barceloneta?  I bet this would help create some unforgettable experiences.
Barcelona by bike - City center - Las Ramblas

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Time To Celebrate! The Driving In Spain ebook Is Available!

We are live on Amazon & Gumroad with our new ebook

Driving in Spain- Everything you need to know & more. If you are planning a trip to Spain and intend on driving, this is an essential book for you. We offer you a complete guide to driving in Spain.

Driving in Spain – Everything you need to know & more!

You asked for it and we created it.  Thanks to all of you for your input and suggestions for the topics to be covered within the ebook. Continue reading

What Happened To Speaking Spanish? Expat Confessions

It’s 2am, the bar is closing down and the young female manager has walked the last patron out the door.  She walks to the back of the restaurant and lets in the cleaning crew.  The crew consists of 4 cleaners from Mexico and they don’t speak a word of English, the manager doesn’t speak any Spanish.  This is a daily routine and over time they learn to communicate.  Through spending a little time playing charades, she was able to get them to understand, and after several weeks, the communication became a mix of charades and Spanish words.  This was her first taste of speaking Spanish.  Ah, the beauty of learning new things.

Speaking Spanish isn't coming as quickly as we would like. We really need to focus on learning the language and becoming more fluent. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

 

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13 Gifts Of Spain You Need To Get For A Spain Fan

When the gift giving season is upon us, sometimes it can be a challenge to find that perfect gift for your special someone who already has everything. This is when you really need to dig deep and try to figure out what type of give will be meaningful and not just something to clutter their home. That’s when you remember, they are travel lovers and are especially a fan of Spain!  Let’s give them gifts of Spain. 13 Gifts of Spain - If you've visited Spain, i's likely touched your heart & tastebuds. We share a few ideas to give the perfect gifts of Spain for any occasion. Read mores on WagonersAbroad.com

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