Top 7 essential tips before retiring in Spain in 2020

Immigrating to Spain

Many Americans love the idea of retiring in Spain. The old Europe. The ancient culture. The United Kingdom is around the corner. And so many other EU countries are just one or two hours away… You will learn Spanish. You will love the architecture. The friendly culture. The gastronomy. But if you are beginning to […]

5 Tips for living in Spain as an American

Living in Spain as an American

Living in Spain as an American… OMG, I have so many stories!  And so much advice to give about living your best life here in Spain… When I first arrived, fresh off the boat from California, I did not really know all of the ins and outs of living in Spain as an American. So […]

Moving to Spain from Australia: The 2020 Guide

Moving from Australia to Spain

The decision has been made: you are moving to Spain from Australia. Your Spanish dream is around the corner. You can see it. The old Europe. The architecture. The gastronomy.  The History. All handy thanks to this important decision you have made.  Spain is waiting for you, I promise. We are a friendly culture.  We […]

Moving to Spain from South Africa: The 2020 Guide

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The time has come, you are moving to Spain from South Africa. You can visualize yourself in Spain. Seating outside your Spanish property. The sunset on the horizon. The breeze. The smell of the Spanish nature. You feel safe in Spain. You feel happy. You believe you have made one of the best decisions ever: […]

Moving to spain from canada: The 2020 guide

Canadian moving to Spain

The time has come, you are thinking about moving to Spain from Canada. Permanently. Legally. The dream. A new exciting life is waiting for you in Spain. You can feel it. The sun. The good weather. The historical cities’ architecture. The spirit of the small towns from old Europe. Now it’s the right time. You […]

A mini guide on moving from USA to Spain

moving from usa to spain

About a year ago, I thought about moving from USA to Spain.  Living in Madrid for this time has taught me so much about moving to and living in Spain. You might think that after you received your visa from your home consulate, that all the work is done and that once you arrive here, […]

Moving to Spain from USA: The 2020 Guide

moving to spain from usa

Let’s start with a simple question about moving to Spain from USA: What are the steps you should follow before the big move? And what about this other simple question: What other essential things will you need after you move? I can imagine what you might have done so far. You have been reading countless […]

How I got my Spanish non lucrative visa

spanish non lucrative visa

Before reading Karen’s article about the Spanish non-lucrative visa,  let me ask you something: Are you from the USA? If yes, please read my article Moving to Spain from the USA  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, […]