Expat Spain


Spain - Familiar but with much more to discover, Spain's beaches and sunshine are just the beginning. Enjoy the cosmopolitan cities or a laidback rural lifestyle in this historic land where Roman and Moorish architecture blend with the exuberance of Gaudi.

Spain Discussion Forum - Latest Posts

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  Medical Insurance in Spain for an Expat with cancer
  Fiñana in Almeria
  Internship opportunity Barcelona- digital marketing
  secondary schools
  Villamartin, Torrevieja. Anyone on here live in this area?

Expat Focus Columnists - Spain
Victoria Twead
Sheila Sullivan

  Interview With David M Sutton-Rowe, Moderator - Spain Forum

Articles - Spain

David has been a moderator of the Spain forum for quite a while. In this interview we get to know him a little better!

Expat Focus: David, can you tell us a bit about your background before you became an expat?

David M Sutton-Rowe: I was born in 1953 in Catterick, North Yorkshire. My father was in the RAF and I went to school both in the UK and Germany.   more ...

  Interview With Lenox Napier, AULAN

Articles - Spain

Lenox Napier moved to Spain as a teenager and has spent most of his life there. He is involved with AULAN (www.aulan.es), an organisation which supports small property owners in Spain by fighting corruption and injustice, including the infamous 'land-grab' of recent times.

Expat Focus: Lenox, can you tell us a bit about your background before you became an expat?

Lenox Napier: I've never been very happy with the word 'expat' (it sounds like I used to be a 'pat').   more ...

  Interview With Justin Aldridge, Eye On Spain

Articles - Spain

Justin is the owner of the popular expat website Eye on Spain.

Expat Focus: Justin, can you tell us a bit about your background and how Eye on Spain came into being?

Justin Aldridge: I was born and raised in Gibraltar and after completing my A-Levels at 18 I went on to do a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering at Liverpool University.   more ...

  Interview With Patricia Alva, Co-Founder, 080 Relocation Services

Articles - Spain

Patricia, can you tell us a bit about your background before joining 080 Relocation?

Before we began 080 Relocation Services, I worked in a bank as an account manager. My business partner Paola Soria is an architect and worked as a project manager in a company. 080 Relocation Services was founded by Patricia R. Alva and Paola Soria.

We are both foreigners and well aware of the difficulties that an expatriate has to face when they move to a new country.   more ...

  The Reality Of Expat Life In Spain

Articles - Spain

For many people the idea of retiring to Spain, or even moving there earlier in life to start anew, is an idyllic fantasy, with siestas and fiestas, amazing weather and food, and a low cost of living. Many people do in fact make the move – Spain’s expat population is around 6% of its total population.

However, the reality is always different from the fantasy, and in recent years, many expats have been leaving Spain to return to their home countries.   more ...


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