New Driving Laws

February 1st, 2021|Categories: Front Page News, LIVING IN SPAIN|

Using your mobile phone whilst driving could prove very expensive and painful now, as new road safety rules apply. The new rules also lower the speed limits on urban roads limiting [...]

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Open Door February 2021

February 1st, 2021|Categories: LIVING IN SPAIN|

Choose Your BattlesI don’t know about you, but in life I have found that sometimes it is necessary to ‘Choose Your Battles’. My experience of ‘dragging-up’ eight children with their differences [...]

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Spanish Postal System

November 27th, 2012|Categories: LIVING IN SPAIN|

How to Write Spanish Addresses Correos advises that addresses (dirección) in Spain should be formatted as follows: • Top line: Full name of the recipient, or company name • 2nd line: Type of street, name of street, building number, flat number, entrance number. • 3rd line: Post code and town name • 4th line: Name of province […]

Weekly Markets in the Murcia Region

April 14th, 2012|Categories: LIVING IN SPAIN|

Abarán viernes/Friday Águilas sábados/Saturday Albanilla lunes/Monday Albudeite jueves/Thursday Alcantarilla miércoles/Wednesday Aledo domingos/Sunday Alhama de Murcia martes/Tuesday Archena sabado/Saturday Balsicas jueves/Thursday Balso Pintada miercoles/Wednesday Bullas martes/Tuesday Cabo de palos domingos/Sunday Calasparra viernes/Friday [...]

Bullfighting Demonstration

February 27th, 2012|Categories: LIVING IN SPAIN|

Going to a Bullfight demonstration was not something I ever expected I would be doing. I got up in the morning with a feeling that was a mixture of fear (of what I may see), pride that I was doing something that may make a difference in the future, and sickened that I was going to be so close to something that I hate and abhor and have pushed to the corners of my mind. […]

Residency in Spain

February 2nd, 2012|Categories: LIVING IN SPAIN|

The right of a person to live and work in Spain depends on their citizenship as follows: European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) Citizens: All EU and EEA citizens and their family members have the right to live and work in Spain. However, if remaining in Spain longer than three months, a registration certificate as an EU resident is required. […]