Today is our first taste of freedom and a glimpse of what the “new normal” will be for a while.
This should help you with some common Spanish Road Signs Translation to English. Driving in Spain is easy and sometimes you need a little help with signs.
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. You take some numbers and add, subtract, multiply and divide. How could it be any different? Well, we were in for a big surprise when it came to math, especially How To Do Long Division in Spain!
Each Autumn our consulting and blogging takes a little siesta, so Alan and I take full advantage of this time to work on projects and improve our Spanish. This time we tried experiential learning Spanish mixed with some traditional classroom time. Yep, we are taking the slow road to fluency, but at least we are still on that road! To top it all off, we know we are better than we were last year!
Every now and again we receive questions which we are dying to just type a reply of “Google it!”. We tend to just answer the question as it is either a client, future client or a loyal reader. Hopefully this post on facts about Spain, including maps of Spain will do the trick and help some of you find your answers. These should be handy if you are just travelling to Spain or if you are planning to move to Spain.
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.
We are often asked about our Spain cost of living compared to the USA. You know, the cost of daily life, to just live and do what you want to do. This was a question that came to us in our post – What Do You Want To Know or Have Us Show?
Before moving to Spain, we thought that the cost of living in Europe was going to be expensive. Of course we had our doubts that we would be able to live on the budget we set for our family of 4. We made it happen and with the right choices you can too. From 2012 to 2020!
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.