About Heidi

Heidi has a passion for travel and has been exploring the world with her husband and 2 kids, since August 2012. She's visited more than 50 countries and loves to write about their family adventures, mishaps and costs. She has been an inspiration to others wanting to live their dreams. Her travel tips, planning posts, cost breakdowns, accommodation, and product reviews are also very popular. Her current home base is in Spain. Any post on this site may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, there is no extra cost for you and we may receive a commission.

What To Buy In Spain Souvenirs Or Gifts From Spain!

If you aren’t sure what to buy in Spain, don’t worry we have a great list for you.  We cover things to buy in Spain as souvenirs for you to remember your trip.  Things to buy as gifts from Spain our Spain Souvenirs too.  We also share with you the best things to buy in Spain and enjoy while you are there!  What is Spain famous for?  We’re about to tell you about the best Spanish things to buy!

What To Buy In Spain, Souvenirs, Gifts & Things To Enjoy Right Away! If you aren't sure what to buy in Spain, don't worry we have a great list for you.  We cover things to buy in Spain as souvenirs for you to remember your trip.  Things to buy in Spain to give as a gift.  We also share with you the best things to buy in Spain and enjoy while you are there! Read more on WagonersAbroad.com
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Do You Want To Live In Spain For 6 Months?

So you are thinking you want to retire and live in Spain for 6 months or spend the winter in Spain.  If you are an American citizen, there isn’t a visa to do exactly this, but you do have some options available.  

Live In Spain For 6 Months! If you want to live in Spain for 6 months, we provide you with options, information, and tips to make it work for you. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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11 Creative Ways To Give A Gift (Give Money, Trips or Anything)

Unique and Creative Ways To Give A Gift. Scavenger hunt, riddles, puzzle pieces, a suprise gift, a special gift & more. Fun ways to present gifts!

Unique and Creative Ways To Give A Gift. Scavenger hunt, riddles, puzzle pieces, a suprise gift, a special gift & more. Fun ways to present gifts! Why not make some fun with the way you present the gift. We will share with you ideas which are perfect to replace the old-fashioned way of wrapping gifts. These would work for any gift and are ideal for those that are obvious or difficult to wrap, like golf clubs, a game console, spa visit or anything else you can think of. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

 

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65 Reasons Why We Love Costa Tropical Spain

Why come to Costa Tropical Spain? Where is that? Everyone knows about the coasts with the big cities Costa Blanca, Costa del Sol, Costa Dorada (Alicante, Malaga, Barcelona, Valencia), but not many know about Costa Tropical.  That’s why it’s one of the best places to live in Spain!  Shhh, don’t tell anyone!  With coast, mountains, sea, mild winters, and more.

Why come to Costa Tropical Spain? Just 1 hr from Malaga or Granada is a hidden paradise, hugged by the mountains and sea (Almuñécar & La Herradura Spain). Read more on WagonersAbroad.comUpdated:  It’s all still true as of January 2021!
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How To Do Long Division in Spain

How to do long division in Spain and how to divide in the US.

When we first moved to Spain, Lars was in the 5th Grade.  We knew at his age it would be a little more challenging to learn Spanish and pick up the other subjects in class.  The one place we were certain, he would excel immediately was in Math.  We figured math would be the same no matter where you are in the world.  

An explanation and video in English showing long division in Spain or division in Spanish style & videos of how to divide in the US too. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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Comparison of Primary School in USA and Spain

First, let me start by saying that we have a limited source of data for this post. It is just our opinion and Comparison of the 1 Primary School we attended in the USA and the 1 Primary School we are attending in Spain.  This is by no means meant to generalize for a country or even a city/district.

Spain education system compared to US. School in Spain - education options for expats. Differences and similarities between schools in Spain and the United States. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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Private Health Insurance In Spain – For Non Lucrative Visa Application

Medical & Expat Health Insurance Spain!  Let’s talk Private Health Insurance in Spain for US Citizens and other nationalities who are thinking of applying for the non lucrative visa Spain or the retirement visa Spain have been asking about the private health insurance Spain. 

The popular questions are related to costs, as well as the medical insurance in Spain requirements for the non lucrative visa.  If you are looking for practical information on health insurance in Spain, this is the perfect place for you to start!  It has been a hot topic for us lately and keeping our email inbox buzzing away.

Explaining Medical Insurance in Spain or private Health Insurance Spain costs and options. This is all information to meet the non lucrative visa Spain or retirement visa Spain requirements. Read more about Private medical insurance Spain on WagonersAbroad.com

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Renting A Car In Spain Tips & Frequently Asked Questions

Living and driving in Spain for the past six years has turned us into road warriors and of course driving in Spain gurus.  We have purchased 2 cars, sold one car and we are well above the count of 20 when it comes to car rentals cars in Spain.  For almost a year, we rented cars regularly, when we didn’t own a car.  We have also flown to other parts of Spain and then rented a car for our vacation.  Not to mention the many visitors and blog readers we have helped with renting a car in Spain.  So I guess we do have a bit of experience on the matter.  Let’s cover the most frequently asked questions for your car rental Spain.

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