To me one of the best things about visiting a foreign country is to experience their customs and see different ways of life. Of course, the longer you spend in a country the more you learn, and it can be difficult to get to grips with all the differences if
What is the weather like in the winter on the Costa Blanca?
Something we get asked a lot by friends back in the UK, is how warm is it in Spain over the winter months. We also see this question get asked a lot in the Facebook expat groups! It really does depend where you are in Spain of course. The North
How easy is it to get a Non-Lucrative Visa to move to Spain?
We get a lot of people messaging us on social media asking about Non-Lucrative Visas (NLVs). While we know the details and have produced a guide to help Brits apply for the non lucrative visa, we don’t have personal experience of applying for an NLV as we moved to Spain
Things to consider when choosing a school in Spain
Moving to Spain as a family comes with a lot of challenges, not least what to do about schooling. Our daughter is just about to start her 4th year of school in Spain, so we are now used to the Spanish school system and what is expected of foreign children
Can Brits live in Spain if married to an EU citizen?
As we’ve mentioned in previous blog posts, moving to Spain post-Brexit is pretty difficult. If you hold a British passport then you will usually need to apply for a Visa which isn’t always easy. The Non-Lucrative visa requires a lot of money and the Digital Nomad Visa still hasn’t been
What is Spain’s Digital Nomad Visa and who can apply?
Moving to Spain post-Brexit has brought a lot of hassle for UK citizens as a visa is now needed to reside permanently in Spain. The Non-Lucrative Visa is the most common option at the moment, but since you aren’t allowed to work on this visa it isn’t ideal for those
How much money is needed for a Non-Lucrative Visa?
If you’ve started researching a move to Spain, you have probably come across the term NLV or Non Lucrative Visa. Since the delights of Brexit, you can no longer move to Spain long-term without first acquiring a visa, and an NLV is the type that will be needed by most
What items can’t you take to Spain post-Brexit?
Brexit has brought a lot of changes to both people wanting to move to Spain permanently and to those wanting to visit on holiday. Some of the changes create some serious issues such as now having to get visas to live in Spain on a permanent basis, while other changes
How to start planning your move to Spain
We’ve written a few posts about doing research before moving to Spain, and have produced a paperwork checklist for those making the move, but one question we get asked a lot is HOW and WHERE to begin with finding out all the information you need. Moving to another country is
Taking pets from the UK to Spain
When planning a move to Spain, most families understandably want to take their beloved pets with them. When we moved in 2019 it was fairly easy to bring our cat Milo with us – a few jabs and a pet passport and he was ok to travel. Post-Brexit however, taking