5 Years In Spain – How Long Can We Stay on the Non Lucrative Visa?

It’s been 5 years in Spain!  Exactly 6 years ago the seed was planted.  Alan and I were chatting over dinner and I brought up the idea of us quitting our jobs and traveling for a year.  Alan’s first reaction was “You are crazy!”.  Okay, so tell me something I didn’t already know.  I let him digest the thought and showed that others were successful with the process and we could be too.

Living 5 Years In Spain - How Long Can We Stay on the Non Lucrative Visa?

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Look Out Pueblo Español, It’s Alan’s Turn!

Greetings One and All!  As the title suggests, it’s my turn.  “Your turn for what?” you may be asking.  It’s my turn for Pueblo Español!  Heidi went through this intensive Spanish course in June, and now I get to go in November.  How am I feeling about it?  You’ll have to read on to find out.

I'm also planning on attending some intensive Spanish classes the week before Pueblo Español program.  This class will be like a typical classroom setting, and it is also organized by Diverbo, and it will be a good way of helping ramp up my Spanish before I jump into the immersive program.  I will be in the amazing town of Madrid, so I'll be able to experience the local culture.  

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Non Lucrative Visa Spain – The Process and Expert Tips

non lucrative visa Spain - Applying for the non lucrative visa Spain? We can help! The process can be time consuming. We share our tips to help you through the process. Read more on WagonersAbroad.comOur story from summer 2012

Doesn’t a US citizen need a visa to live in Spain?  (Non lucrative visa Spain Process)

You bet!  As of today, we are still waiting for our Spanish Resident Visas.

Yes, we can go to many countries for 90 days without a visa, but that just wasn’t long enough for us.  We wanted to really immerse ourselves and live there for a while. Back in October of 2011, we began to research our visa options on all of the countries of interest to us. Continue reading

The Schools In Spain Explained!

Our latest eBook, Education In Spain is now live!

Education-In-Spain

Everything you need to know about the schools in Spain

Over the course of the past 4+ years, we’ve had many parents ask us questions about how we educated our kids in Spain.  Through our consulting and through this blog, many of you have submitted some excellent questions about how the Spanish Education System works.  Since it’s such a popular topic I decided to write an eBook.  As I was writing it, I couldn’t help exclaim:

Wow!  I wish we would have had this book before we moved to Spain!

 

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Speaking Spanish Update: After 4 Months Of Studying

Guess what time it is?  It is time for us to give you an update on what we have been doing to improve Speaking Spanish!

Two Americans Speaking Spanish after 4 months of focused efforts towards learning Spanish and becoming more fluent. Check out the progress on video!

Remember our initial post, back at the end of November, with the goal of making it to Pueblo Español?  Oh and the video update of us speaking Spanish at the end of February?  Well, here we are at the end of May and we figured you were due another update of our progress.  Yes, there is another video.  As much as we don’t like speaking Spanish on video, it kind of needs to be done.  Thanks to all of you for asking questions and holding us accountable.

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Obtaining A Spanish Drivers License

The road to obtaining a Spanish drivers license has been a rough, frustrating process.  It worked out for us in the end, but now that we have our license, I figured it was worthwhile to explain what we did, the process we went through, and my general frustrations with the whole process.

Americans Getting a Drivers License in Spain. We share the entire process to obtain a Spanish Drivers License, including the process, costs and more. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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Learning Spanish – Alan & Heidi Speak!

Greetings One & All!  Since our initial post, we’ve been getting a lot of encouragement, and a bunch of questions about our progress on learning Spanish.  So consider this an update!

Alan and Heidi (learning spanish status update) at Banco más bonito del mundo Loida Galicia Spain

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Time To Celebrate! The Driving In Spain ebook Is Available!

We are live on Amazon & Gumroad with our new ebook

Driving in Spain- Everything you need to know & more. If you are planning a trip to Spain and intend on driving, this is an essential book for you. We offer you a complete guide to driving in Spain.

Driving in Spain – Everything you need to know & more!

You asked for it and we created it.  Thanks to all of you for your input and suggestions for the topics to be covered within the ebook. Continue reading