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.

10 Exciting Reasons To Visit Jamaica, Just The Parents

We know you work hard to provide a great life for the family.  When it comes to the few weeks vacation you have each year, you do your best to balance entertainment for the kids and some relaxing time for the parents.  It’s great fun to have a vacation with the family, guys or girls, but you also need to fuel the family foundation.  Why not visit Jamaica for a couples vacation?  We have been to Jamaica several times and we have also scheduled other parents only vacations in the Caribbean.

Visit Jamaica for amazing beaches, sand, watersports and more.

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Things To Do In Alcudia Mallorca With Kids

We were fortunate enough to kick off our epic 8 week summer road trip through Spain and France in Mallorca!  Specifically Puerto Pollensa and Alcudia Mallorca, on the Northwest side of the island. It turns out this is the perfect place for a family to enjoy a summer holiday and you will love the Alcudia weather.
Alcudia Mallorca Things to do and Places to Stay

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Health Insurance For Expats 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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Do You Want To Live In Spain For A Year or More?

Dreaming of something different?  Do you want to live in Spain for a year?  Perhaps a gap year in Spain is what you need?  Does this sound like you?

There you are living a wonderful life with both parents working and the kids are in school.  Your afternoons and evenings are spent running around from activity to event and driving from one location to another.  Sometimes you need to have a quick meal out, as there just isn’t enough time to cook a meal at home.  Once you arrive home, it is time to do a bit of cleaning, have the kids finish their homework, and have a little bit of time together as a family.  Time to go to bed and start it all again tomorrow.

Family Gap Year In Spain - A gap year can now mean a family can travel or immerse in a new culture for a year.  It could mean your family can live a year in Spain!  It's just one year to take a break from your normal day to day life, to experience something completely different.  Try new foods, a new language, new routines, a different way of doing things.  It is the perfect way to give the gift of experience, culture and the world to your kids. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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Nerja Caves Frequently Asked Questions

Come on over and visit the caves of Nerja!

The caves in Nerja Spain date back millions of years.  It was during the Triassic period, large quantities of calcareous mud settled on the bottom of the ancient Mediterranean sea, later transforming into the calcareous-dolomite marble which at present surround the caves.

You should visit the Nerja Caves in Costa del Sol. You should visit the Nerja Caves in Costa del Sol. Here are the top tips to prepare you for your visit to the caves of Nerja. Also known as Cuevas de Nerja. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

 

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9 Useful Tips For Renting A Car In Spain

WhatI don’t know why, but it seems for the past few weeks many of you want to know more about renting a car in Spain.  I find it odd, as the high tourist season is over, but we are happy to respond and do our best to answer your questions. 

Each person asks a slightly different question, but all relating to a rental car in Spain.  Of course, when things like this happen, what do we do?  We compile all of our info into a post and share it on the blog, this way we have an easy link to point people to in the future.

Car Hire in Spain - Tips and Tricks for your rental car. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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Pueblo Blanco – Frigiliana Spain “Photo Walk”

Frigiliana Spain –  A small white village located on the Eastern edge of the Malaga Province, in Andalucia.  Just 6 km in the hills above Nerja and about 45 minutes from the Malaga Airport.  This is a perfect place for an afternoon away to explore a quaint Spanish Village.  Today we are going to take you on a “Photo Walk” of Calle Real (the main street in the Old part of town).  This is the well-preserved part of the village, with a Moorish origin.

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