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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This Will Make You Understand The Path To Speaking Spanish

The new year has begun and with that, we have set some personal goals and we have a fairly clear path to Pueblo Español.  As we confessed earlier, Alan and I need to step it up a notch when it comes to speaking Spanish.  We shared all of our rational and excuses as to why we aren’t better Spanish speakers, but it needs to stop!  We have an opportunity to work with Pueblo Español this year and we don’t want to mess that up!  Just a reminder, we need to be at least intermediate level with our Spanish, in order to attend Pueblo Español.

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Another Epic Year For Wagoners Abroad 2016

Just as years past, 2016 has been full of fun, adventure, and work for the Wagoner Family.  We thought we would take a little trip down memory lane with you and share yet another epic year abroad.  Every single day we are so happy with our decision to become self-made expats.  We took control of our lives and stopped waiting for something to happen or someone to give us a break.  We created and designed our own family travel lifestyle over 4 years ago and we plan to keep it going!

Wagoners Abroad Annecy France

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It’s An Edinburgh Christmas In Photos

Living in southern Spain we do get a feel for Christmas and the holidays, but this year we decided to head to Scotland for the holidays.  We wanted an authentic Edinburgh Christmas with all of the markets, music, activities, food, & lights.  Of course along with that, we were also expecting chilly and rainy weather, but we also had a bit of a surprise!

It's An Edinburgh Christmas. Great family fun spending Christmas in Edinburgh with 3 generations. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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Spanish Immersion Is The Kick In The Pants I Needed

After a few years of living in Spain, both Heidi and I should be further along with our Spanish.  She’s actually much better than me, and I won’t even discuss how well the kids do.  It’s both frustrating and a bit humbling to have them correct me when I’m saying things wrong.  So, I have taken a trip to Ronda, for a week of Spanish immersion.  I know we already live in Spain, but this is different and we’re partnering with Entrelenguas to help me improve my Spanish.

Spanish Immersion is the perfect way to either jump start learning Spanish or give you the kick in the pants like me, so we are off to Ronda Spain. Click to read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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8 Week Road Trip Playlist – Make Memories With Music

We have wrapped-up our Epic 8-week Summer Road Trip, and a couple of the quirky things that came to mind were:

  1. The amount of driving we did;
  2. Our road trip playlist;

8 Week Road Trip Playlist - Make Memories With Music. Driving through Spain and France

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Now It’s Time To Enjoy Some Montblanc French Wines

It’s another lovely tasting for us, this time French wines.  This is not a typical large-scale winery, but a tiny new winery.  It’s at Domaine des Amiel, and it is literally outside our front door and under our apartment.  So Heidi and are ready to start enjoying Montblanc wine!

cuvees-freres-amiel french wines

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Fantasticable The Most Amazing Zipline Ever!

The Fantasticable was a kid favorite!  Flying high in the French Alps, above the hamlet of Plaine-Dranse, to Châtel.  The kids soared at almost 100 km/h (60 mph) and 240 meters above ground (790 feet).  Are we nuts for letting our kids do this?

Fantasticable The Ulitmate Zipline Chatel France. If you want to see it, hear it and feel like you are experiencing it. Just go to WagonersAbroad.com

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