7 ways to make new friends in Spain

7 ways to make new friends in Spain

In our last readers’ survey, over 30% of you said that making new friends was a big part of your move to Spain. But that’s not always so easy, with language difficulties and people coming and going. So how do you find a regular, reliable and permanent group of friends in Spain?
Spanish homes in the hills

Spanish homes in the hills

Spain might be best known for its beaches, but it’s also the most mountainous country in Europe. While few of our readers are looking for a house right on top of a mountain, the foothills and valleys offer a wonderful choice of natural and affordable locations for property buyers.
Let’s retire to… Mallorca!

Let’s retire to… Mallorca!

Is there a more exciting place to retire to than Mallorca? It may be more well-known as a holiday option, but Mallorca has a large year-round population, including plenty of energetic retirees.
The joys of autumn in Spain

The joys of autumn in Spain

The clocks went back last weekend in Spain as well as in the UK signalling the start of autumn and later, winter, though Spain is still an hour ahead of Britain. In the summer months there is so much to do it’s difficult to choose where to go, what to join, what to see or listen to but after October things tend to quieten down. Restaurants close, music festivals are few and far between and our beaches are less crowded.
Spanish homes for watersports lovers

Spanish homes for watersports lovers

Spain is famous world over for its wonderful climate and coastline. But not everyone wants to laze around on a beach! For the more active of us –and those taking up a new hobby in retirement – Spain’s waters offer every kind of water sport imaginable.

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