A postcard from locked down Spain

A postcard from locked down Spain

Now into our second week of lockdown in Spain, we’re learning a lot about human nature despite being confined to our homes. We are allowed out only to buy food and medicine or to walk the dog – and that just a few metres from the house.
Homes from home: Spain’s friendliest expat communities

Homes from home: Spain’s friendliest expat communities

The pleasures of life in sun-drenched Spain are as accessible today as ever, whether you want to play golf and tennis all year, or just sit out in the sun with new friends, or enjoy a more affordable retirement. (Or all of the above!) But where should British expats in Spain choose, that’s easy to reach, beautiful, not too crazy in summer or too quiet in winter? We’ve gone in search of expat paradise…
Spanish healthcare options for the under 65s

Spanish healthcare options for the under 65s

British people over 65 and receiving a UK state pension can get free healthcare in Spain by filling in an S1 form. But what of those of us lucky enough to be living in Spain before pensionable age? Here are your healthcare options.
A Spanish property hunt, by scooter!

A Spanish property hunt, by scooter!

When I needed to take my moped to Barcelona, I grabbed the opportunity to take it slowly and get a fresh perspective on great places to buy a home by the Mediterranean. Here’s what I found.
Canary Island Life: buying property in Lanzarote

Canary Island Life: buying property in Lanzarote

How do you like the idea of living somewhere where winter doesn’t exist? It’s completely possible if you buy a property in beguiling, beautiful Lanzarote, the most easterly of Spain’s Canary Islands. 

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