About Alan Wagoner

Alan digs on technology and travel and is definitely the comic in the family. He's traveled all over the globe in search of cultural experiences. He has a fantastic wife and two great children that put up with his "humor", and luckily they all love travel as well. In Aug 2012, they sold their house and all of their possessions and moved to Spain to soak up the culture. He has written a book titled Live In Spain to help those wanting to obtain a Spanish Resident Visa. He also loves to write about the funnier side of the family's adventures.

N340 – The Longest Road in Spain!

Let’s go back in time. About 30 seconds ago (before you read the N340 title of this post). Back then, if I had asked you what the longest major road in Spain is, what would you have said? You might have thought about the big autovias (freeways) in Spain like the A-7. After all, it starts close to the border with France and ends near Algeciras. let’s go back to the future. Now that we’re back where we started, you know that the N-340 is the Longest road in Spain. N340 - The Longest Road in Spain! This natinoal highway is over 1200 kilometers of road, mostly along the coast, from Barcelona to Cádiz. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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Travel Keyboard Instrument – Buying Guide

If you like to be on the go and play music, you may want to invest in a travel keyboard instrument.  With plane seats and overhead storage compartments getting smaller, bringing a full-size keyboard is not really an option.  Even if you check an instrument, there’s no guarantee it will survive.  There have been many cases where an airline damaged keyboards, violins, cellos, or guitars.  So you gotta think smaller and travel size.Travel Keyboard Instrument - If you like to be on the go and play music, you may want to invest in a travel keyboard instrument.  Our buying guide helps you decide what is best for you.  Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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Residency In Portugal For Non EU Citizens

We’ve written and consulted quite a bit about U.S. citizens retiring to Spain.  Recently, due to a lot of positive press, more and more people are asking us about the process of moving to Portugal and residency in Portugal.  This post will take a 30,000 foot (9144 meter) view of the process.  The great news is that it’s much easier than the Spanish residency process.  Let’s dig in!

It looks like the newest trend is moving to Portugal. It seems to be easier for residency in Portugal and they allow expats to work. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

 

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Golden Visa Spain Residency In A Snap

For the last 5 years or so, we’ve helped hundreds of people (individuals, couples, and families) relocate to Spain using the Non-Lucrative or Retirement Visas.  Recently, we’ve been getting asked more about a relatively new visa program:  The Golden Visa Spain.  While this may sound like something out of Willy Wonka, it’s really a fantastic program for those who are interested in obtaining long-term residence in Spain.  In some ways, it’s much easier to obtain, and there are fewer restrictions for those who obtain the Golden Visa.  So let’s get into it!

The Golden Visa Spain, provides you with fast and easy access to residency in Spain! Visa details, including the option of buying a property in Spain. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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Learning Subjunctive Spanish Workshop

Welcome back to Wagoners Abroad Adults learning Subjunctive Spanish!  Heidi and I have been off learning about a new “mode” that is used when speaking Spanish.  It was a 3-day workshop, and the TL;DR is that we had a good time, and learned a lot.

Learning Subjunctive Spanish!  We share information about the subjuntive conjugation and a special 3-day workshop in La Herradura! Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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Athens Cooking Class Going Greek at Yoleni’s

Picture the scene…The Wagoner Clan is in a new country (Greece), and we’re interested in exploring the culture, sights, and food.  So what’s our plan?  An Athens cooking class of course!  We found the perfect Greek cooking class at Yoleni’s Greek Gastronomy Center.

You will have an amazing experience at this Athens cooking class, greek food at Yoleni's. Learn more about the great family-friendly experience. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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