I 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. Of course 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.
As you know, our move to Spain started with a career break, taking a sabbatical, planning a family gap year, or whatever you want to call it. After 5 years of travel, it has now officially turned into a travel lifestyle. Yes, we now have the lifestyle of the open-ended traveler with a home base in Spain.
- How did you go from Career Break to Lifestyle?
- How do you make money online? (C’mon this is the real question you want answered, right?)
- When are you returning to the USA?
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.
Our 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
Time to Celebrate!
4 years ago today we flew to Spain, for what we thought was going to be a 1-2 year experience. Here we are after 4 years and 25+ countries, living our dream.
As we mentioned previously, we have been trying to figure out what to do next. You can read all about it in our recent post. Decisions, Decisions – What’s Next For Wagoners Abroad? So now it is time to let you in on the plan, but first let me tell you how we got there. Continue reading
As I sit here writing in Cambodia, a million thoughts are swirling through my mind. Notice I didn’t say “flowing”. Nope they aren’t even running through my head. They are actually swishing back and forth, churning and swirling around like a washing machine. Of course it isn’t just with me, it’s the same for Alan as well. So what is going on in our minds? We are trying to figure out what is next for Wagoners Abroad?
When we set out on our 1-2 year adventure to Spain, we had no idea we would keep on going. Nor did we ever imagine we would be living in Southeast Asia with budding tweens. And with that comes changing bodies and teeth! About 6 months ago, we decided to go ahead and begin orthodontic treatment in Spain for Lars. Continue reading
When I heard Wagoners Abroad was being nominated for a Liebster Award, I was instantly thinking of all the shellfish I was going to be eating. That’s when Paula at Contented Traveller, explained to me, “No Alan. It’s Liebster. LEEB-ster, not lobster.” While it wasn’t the award the I initially thought it was, it’s still cool to be nominated by our peer travel bloggers out there for such an award.