Brexit

Should you be worried about Brexit consequences?

Antonio Verdonces Vivancos from My Lawyer in Spain has collaborated with us and written this clear article about the UK referendum and the possible Brexit. As this might be an issue you could be worried about regarding your buying plans in Spain, this article can surely dispel some of the fears and questions you might have.

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Top 5 Beaches for the disabled in Costa Blanca

Adapted beaches for disabled people. A day out on the beach is such a universal pleasure that it is a shame, if not a disgrace, that up until relatively recently it was all but impossible for disabled people to really enjoy the experience. Thankfully, in recent years and decades as city authorities have come under pressure to ensure that beaches are made open to all citizens and tourists it has spurred anexplosion in aquatic and beach-going aids and supports meaning that beaches have become far more inclusive places than they used to be. These facilities are widely available on the more popular beaches around Spain, so this list of the Costa Blanca´s best beaches for the disabled is by no means exhaustive.

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Expat life: Making new friends

Moving to a new country is fraught with challenges – finding a new job, getting to grips with the local way of life, new culture, new food etc. But there is another challenge and one that is often overlooked amidst all the other pressures of the move: making new friends. This can be especially difficult for adults who don´t have the advantage of going to school every day and being forced to make friends that way, as is the case with children. Thankfully, there are loads of ways of smoothing this part of the transition and ensuring that finding your place in the sun needn´t mean abandoning your social life.

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Looking for a job in Spain

Expat Life: Looking for a job in Spain

The first piece of advice for anybody looking to work in Spain is learn Spanish! The more Spanish you have the more your employability rises, and it puts you streaks ahead of the many English speakers who move to Spain without being able to communicate beyond ordering cervezas at a bar. One way of getting a feel for the jobs market is to register on the major jobs websites like monster.es and infojobs.net (the websites are in Spanish but if you just type the word English into the search box, it will list all English language jobs.) A good recruitment agency to register with is Talent Search People, as their agents are usually quite proactive and responsive to emails once you have made the effort to put yourself on their radar. Seguir leyendo

Benahavís - Photo by: Pablo Monteagudo

Top 10 things to love about Benahavís

Benahavís is one of the towns that makes people swoon when they just hear its name. To many it is the most picturesque town in Andalucía, which is saying a lot for a region which is famous for its immaculate and white-washed villages festooned with colourful hanging plants. So what makes Benahavís so special? Here are Sonneil´s top 10 things to love about Benahavís. Seguir leyendo

5 Traditional festivals not to be missed on Costa Blanca

Whether if you live in Spain or just come to visit, there are at least 5 traditional festivals you have to know and visit in Costa Blanca. Summer is high-season, so you will be able to find party and celebrations almost in every town of Alicante. As we cannot assist to all of them, here you have our 5 most favorite ones:

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Costa del Sol, an all-year-round golfer’s paradise ☼

Costa del Sol is also known as Costa del Golf and there is a good reason for that. There are ca. 60 golf courses located along this sought-after stretch of coastline, of which 4 are ranked in the Top 10 in Europe:  Valderrama Golf Club, San Roque Golf Club, La Reserva and Los Naranjos. These golf courses have been designed by renowned names such as Severiano Ballesteros, Robert Trent Jones, Jack Nicklaus and Dave Thomas. But let me tell you that it is not only the high quality of the golf courses themselves what attracts golfers from all around the world to this area.

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Rebeca Alonso

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