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.

Look Out Pueblo Español, It’s Alan’s Turn!

Greetings One and All!  As the title suggests, it’s my turn.  “Your turn for what?” you may be asking.  It’s my turn for Pueblo Español!  Heidi went through this intensive Spanish course in June, and now I get to go in November.  How am I feeling about it?  You’ll have to read on to find out.

I'm also planning on attending some intensive Spanish classes the week before Pueblo Español program.  This class will be like a typical classroom setting, and it is also organized by Diverbo, and it will be a good way of helping ramp up my Spanish before I jump into the immersive program.  I will be in the amazing town of Madrid, so I'll be able to experience the local culture.  

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Córdoba – A Great One Day Itinerary

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Looking for what to do with just one day in Córdoba Spain?  There are times when you just want to get away from the normal routine.  A week-long vacation may be out of the question, but there’s no reason why you can’t enjoy a quick weekend trip to take in some culture. If you only have 1 day in Córdoba, don’t worry as it is just the sort of place for a great day trip, short weekend or you can also easily enjoy a full week for your vacations to Córdoba. Córdoba Coat of Arms Continue reading

Give Them Wings And They Are Off! Lars Goes To Madrid

It can be a tough position being a parent.  As a parent, your first instinct is to protect your child.  Protect them from themselves, protect them from others, and protect them from the realities of how the world actually works.  There are those times when it’s necessary to let them fail; when the consequences of failure means a scraped knee, or ever-so-slightly bruised emotions.  It’s under the guise of control, but letting go is tough.

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Things To Do In Barcelona With Kids

Visiting cities like Barcelona, which are filled with extreme art and culture with kids can be really exhausting. Kids typically do not always find visiting museums, churches, or architecturally advanced structures amusing and hence, can be hard to please.  Therefore, if you’re travelling to this magnificent city with children, it is important to plan ahead, places, or attractions which will be fun for them.  We think this is one of the friendliest cities on earth, so getting around with kids should be not so difficult!  Let’s review a few things to do in Barcelona with kids!

Barcelona Casa Batlló - If you are planning a visit to Barcelona with kids, we provide you with some fun things to do, places to stay as well as tips and tricks. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

photo credit: vgm8383 via photopin cc

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The Schools In Spain Explained!

Our latest eBook, Education In Spain is now live!

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Everything you need to know about the schools in Spain

Over the course of the past 4+ years, we’ve had many parents ask us questions about how we educated our kids in Spain.  Through our consulting and through this blog, many of you have submitted some excellent questions about how the Spanish Education System works.  Since it’s such a popular topic I decided to write an eBook.  As I was writing it, I couldn’t help exclaim:

Wow!  I wish we would have had this book before we moved to Spain!

 

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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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