Moving To Spain? Learn From Other People’s Mistakes

Many people spend a long time before a big move weighing up the pros and cons – fretting about making mistakes or whether they will be happy in their new home. Whether they’ll be able to pick up a new language, whether they’ll make friends, whether the kids will get on ok in a new […]

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What To Do In Spain This Summer

If you’re planning on relocating to Spain, you may be looking forward to the finer things in life – sunshine, food, drink. And the beach! Plenty of newcomers look forward to hitting the beaches in a Spanish summer, but if you’re not a fan of large crowds and you happen to live in a city […]

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How To Rent An Apartment In Barcelona

Barcelona is a hotspot destination for many expats and students alike. Plenty of people come here on a short-term basis and never want to leave. One of the things that you may be unsure of when you first arrive, particularly if you don’t speak Spanish or have any contacts in the city, is how to […]

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Is Barcelona Finally Growing Sick Of Expats?

Barcelona is a famously bright and vibrant city, from its beautiful historic Gothic Quarter to the stunning iconic building of Sagrada Familia; from the Gaudi buildings and Park Guell to the plethora of art museums, as well as the beach where local people and expats blow off steam after work with a game of volleyball. […]

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Living In Catalunya – How Might The Political Situation Affect You?

Following the events of last year, many expats have been wondering where they stand in the political situation surrounding the bid for Catalan independence. Expats considering moving to the province in Northeastern Spain for the first time are often confused by the long-running dispute and how this may impact their lives should they make the […]

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Are Solar Panels Worth Installing In Spain?

Following the Spanish government’s move a couple of years ago to crack down on households generating their own solar power, switching to the renewable energy has generally been seen as not being viable for the average individual.The infamous royal decree 900/2015, which came into effect in October 2015, effectively raised the costs of running your […]

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Spain – Recommended Social Media Accounts

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Spain and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.Hidden SpainFacebook Page | Twitter Sue and […]

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Why Madrid May Be The Best European City For Expats

The commercial and political center of Spain, Madrid lies right in the heart of the country. Since it is centrally located, it is easy to come and go as you please. From Madrid, it becomes easy to travel to any location within Europe. The third largest capital in Europe, Madrid is an important hub for […]

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Spain – Recommended Blogs

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Spain and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.Scribbler In Sevillehttp://scribblerinseville.com/ Fiona Flores Watson has lived in Seville for more […]

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British Expat Moving To Spain? Don’t Get Tangled In Red Tape!

For many years, sunny Spain has been a favorite destination of expats from all over the world, mainly because of its welcoming weather, pristine coastline, breathtaking scenery, mouthwatering cuisine, and hospitable people. From fast-paced cosmopolitan cities to a laidback rural lifestyle, this European country has a lot to offer everyone in terms of living standards […]

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