Expat Lifestyle
Culture Shock Melegis

Did you know that tyou can suffer from culture shock even when you speak Spanish? You may already know that I moved from Barcelona to Andalusia, Southern Spain back in 2006. Even though this is over 10 years ago now, I want

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learning Spanish in Granada

FAQ´s move to Granada Lots of my readers ask about a move to Granada. Often writing to me with questions about living in Granada Spain. The usual things that come up are on the same themes; accomodation, learning Spanish and finding

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I took the long way around to become fluent in Spanish. In my case it wasn´t a quick process. I began speaking my first few words of Spanish around the age of 12 or thirteen. I didn´t consider that I was fluent

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escapada a granada

Neighbourhoods in Granada city I am often asked by newcomers about renting apartments and living in Granada city itself. I wanted to offer some specific advice on this topic as it seems to come up every now and again. To

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Paseo de Gracia, Barcelona in Spring

Barcelona is one of those fabulous places in the world that boasts a mild climate year round. In March and April, it´s a great place to visit as the temperatures are warmer but it´s not as busy as summer months.

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If you have ever been on a Spanish holiday you may have noticed the way the locals set themselves up for a day at the beach. If you want to enjoy it like a local you are going to need

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Mojacar Almeria spanish costas

Today I thought I would take a look at Spanish property, one of the subjects I get most questions about. Where should I buy a house in Spain? When is the best moment to buy a Spanish property? So here are

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Travel Blogger Everglades Florida

Becoming a Travel Blogger doesn´t happen overnight. If you have been reading for a while you´ll know that most of the articles on my site are about Andalucia or Spain. Weekly blogposts include information about Life in Andalusia, Travelling in

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Wine Experience Almeria

Hammams abound in Andalusia. In this region there are lots of Spa treatments and Arab baths due to the historic connection of these Southern cities. I´ve not managed to visit them all just yet. (Although I´m working on it) Let

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Plaza Vazquez de Molina Ubeda Spain

Even now and again I meet up with British friends who live in Spain but are frustrated that they don´t have a good level of Spanish. Some useful advice and resources I share with them to help with their Spanish

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