Learning Spanish – The Tools We Use

So many people think that learning Spanish is next to impossible, but we don’t agree.  We have found some tools that have made a world of difference for us while living in Spain.  No, we aren’t perfect and please don’t give me a written spelling test! Our goal was two-pronged: 1. To immerse the kids, so they can become fluent. 2. Parents will do our best to improve our Spanish and communicate our needs. ( I will confess I had high hopes of becoming fluent) Continue reading

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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N340 – The Longest Road in Spain!

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. N340 - The Longest Road in Spain! This natinoal highway is over 1200 kilometers of road, mostly along the coast, from Barcelona to Cádiz. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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7 Reasons To Study In Spain In English or Spanish

We are deep in the University research mode and are discovering so much information we feel will be beneficial to our readers.  Why not study in Spain and have an experience of a lifetime!  You may select programs to study in Spain in English or in Spanish. Just get your Spain student visa and you are in for a great experience.

Why not give your university student a gift of a lifetiem and have them study in Spain!  You may select programs to study in Spain in English or in Spanish. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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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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The Best Scratch Off Map Of The World or USA -A Great Gift!

The unexpected gift which turned into a magical treasure for Anya, the best scratch off map of the world.  Two years ago, on Anya’s 9th birthday, we were invited over to our neighbors for a special homemade dessert to celebrate her birthday.  These are friends we’ve made since living in Spain and we have just connected with them on so many levels.  They are a young couple and had a newborn baby, but we all just connected.
The Best Scratch Off Map Of The World or USA - A Great Gift for Any Traveler! This is a perfect unique gift for anyone. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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