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A Spanish Christmas Feast

A Spanish Christmas Feast

What will you eat this Christmas in Spain? If this is your family’s first Christmas in Spain, then there are a few important things to know. Firstly, Spanish families usually celebrate their big Christmas meal on the 24th (Nochebuena), at night time with their...

Spanish Christmas traditions

Spanish Christmas traditions

If this will be your first time celebrating Christmas in Spain then it is high time to learn about typical Spanish Christmas customs or traditions as they might differ from those to which you are already accustomed. Below we've listed some that you may just need to...

Which school to choose?

Which school to choose?

STATE | CONCERTADO | PRIVATE | INTERNATIONAL Moving with children is always difficult, but when you’re moving to a new country like Spain, there’s a lot more to think about – not only will you have to settle your family into a completely new way of life with new...

Relocating with your family to Spain

Relocating with your family to Spain

Relocating with your family to a country like Spain is the start of a whole, new family adventure. It's exciting, it's exhilarating but can also be a stressful experience for the family.  Very recently I came across results from a survey carried out on 500 expats from...

Types of schools in Spain

Types of schools in Spain

There are three principal types of schools in Spain and when choosing the right school for your child it is important to understand each one.  Once you've got this in hand, it will be easier to make informed decisions on the type of school that you would like for your...

Culture Shock upon arrival to Spain

Culture Shock upon arrival to Spain

The grass is always greener on the other side, isn't that how the saying goes. It then follows that relocating to Spain (or any other country) with your family will be an exhilarating and otherworldly experience. However, it is not all roses and sunshine and quite...

A Spanish Christmas Feast

A Spanish Christmas Feast

What will you eat this Christmas in Spain? If this is your family’s first Christmas in Spain, then there are a few important things to know. Firstly, Spanish families usually celebrate their big Christmas meal on the 24th (Nochebuena), at night time with their...

Spanish Christmas traditions

Spanish Christmas traditions

If this will be your first time celebrating Christmas in Spain then it is high time to learn about typical Spanish Christmas customs or traditions as they might differ from those to which you are already accustomed. Below we've listed some that you may just need to...

Which school to choose?

Which school to choose?

STATE | CONCERTADO | PRIVATE | INTERNATIONAL Moving with children is always difficult, but when you’re moving to a new country like Spain, there’s a lot more to think about – not only will you have to settle your family into a completely new way of life with new...

Relocating with your family to Spain

Relocating with your family to Spain

Relocating with your family to a country like Spain is the start of a whole, new family adventure. It's exciting, it's exhilarating but can also be a stressful experience for the family.  Very recently I came across results from a survey carried out on 500 expats from...

Types of schools in Spain

Types of schools in Spain

There are three principal types of schools in Spain and when choosing the right school for your child it is important to understand each one.  Once you've got this in hand, it will be easier to make informed decisions on the type of school that you would like for your...

Culture Shock upon arrival to Spain

Culture Shock upon arrival to Spain

The grass is always greener on the other side, isn't that how the saying goes. It then follows that relocating to Spain (or any other country) with your family will be an exhilarating and otherworldly experience. However, it is not all roses and sunshine and quite...

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