Imagine not being able to leave your home for several weeks. What will you do all day? How will you cope? The Coronavirus COVID-19 has hit Spain, so what’s it been like for us? What was it like to be in the USA?
If you are planning a move to Spain, already living in Spain or just planning a visit, you should really learn the body parts in Spanish. You never know when you are going to need to make that trip to the médico or doctor.
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.
Once I became a mother, I began to better understand the cherish every moment phrase. Almost 30 years ago, I recall my mother say to my face “I miss you already”. I giggled a little and said, “I’m standing right here, how is that possible?” Just the other day, that very memory came back to me and hit me like a ton of bricks.
Let me start by saying, we love that you follow along with our adventures and are curious about the cost to live in Spain. You really keep us motivated to keep up with our writing. Living in Spain for a year was amazing and we will keep on going!
I have to admit I do love that people actually read my boring budget stuff. It’s great fun to play with spreadsheets, look for the best travel deals, and plan away. I can’t believe there are other people out there that like this stuff too. They don’t even include any exciting photos, but these budget posts are popular! Let’s get into the cost of living 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.
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!
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!
Health Insurance In Spain it isn’t difficult to obtain and is very affordable compared to the US standard. The insurance companies we recommend provide healthcare in Spain for expats, students, retirees and more. This topic is one of the most popular consulting questions we receive. After helping hundreds of people move to Spain, we share the top recommendations with you.