Healthcare in Spain: How to protect your health

healthcare in Spain

Does this story sound familiar? Mr Hola is good man. He married Mrs Hola at age 27. Mr and Mrs Hola had a burning dream: moving to Spain one day, in the sun, feeling the breeze of the new happy life. They had children, so the dream had to be postponed for a while. However… […]

On Spanish residency, Brexit and Parachuting

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Before you begin reading my article: If you are from EU country other than the UK you can read my Ultimate Guide on Spanish Residency. If you are a non-EU citizen married to an EU citizen then click on Spanish residency for non-EU citizens If you’re from a non-EU country and would like to apply for your permanent Spanish residency card click here as you should […]

How I got my Spanish non lucrative visa

spanish non lucrative visa

When I first glanced at the email, my heart stopped. “Dear Karen, We are pleased to inform you that your application has been approved. Please note, you have ONE MONTH from today to pick up your visa, otherwise, it will be cancelled.” OMG! I reread the email a few times and immediately sent a screenshot […]

Driving in Spain – Mistake #4: Not Stopping or Giving Way

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This is the fourth article of a series of seven articles, which are based on my book “Driving in Spain: How to Avoid the 7 Biggest Mistakes Most Foreigners Make”. Mistake #1: Using an Invalid Driving Licence Mistake #2: Not Having Your Vehicle Documentation in Order Mistake #3: Driving While Speaking on the Phone Mistake #4: […]

The Ultimate Guide on Spanish Notary

Spanish notary

Welcome to the biggest and most accurate guide on Spanish notary you will ever find on the Internet Table of Contents1. What is a notary?2. What does a notary do?3. Mission of the notary4. How do I get my document notarised?6. Who must choose the notary in case there are two parties?7. Most Common Notary […]

The Ultimate Guide on Official Translations in Spain

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Have you ever wondered what a certified translation is? Would you like to know some valuable tips before you hire an official translator? Will your official translations be confidential and private? Are we talking about professional and legal translations or just those typical odd ridiculous translations you get from Google Translate? The answer for these […]

Thanks for Everything; Without you, Spain Would Not Be Spain

Gracias Spain

You are special. Tourists. Residents living in Spain all year long. Occasional and one-off visitors. Non-residents who spend equal amounts of time between Spain and their country of origin. All of you. No exception. But, don’t get me wrong, this is not that sort of cliché empty slogan: “You-are-special (buy my product)”. Nope. You are […]