February 2018 update

February 2018 update

Sorry! I have been AWOL from the blog for a while and you might have been wondering what happened to me. I have been super-busy these last few weeks and I haven’t found time to update you on what’s been going on, so here’s a quick run-down on my life, mi vida, for February 2018. … Read More

Festivo de los Reyes Magos

Festivo de los Reyes Magos

I am used to New Year being the end of the Christmas season. If you haven’t been able to book the day off work, 2 January is back to “business as usual”; but I was pleased to find that here is Spain “Christmas” lasts a whole extra week! Why? The Festivo de los Reyes Magos … Read More

Nochevieja en Valencia – my first one!

Nochevieja en Valencia – my first one!

The last few years I have had quiet nights at home or at a friend’s house; but, for my first year in Valencia, I wanted to go out and sample what the city had to offer. So I got dressed up (but not wearing red undies – oops!) and headed out to have some fun. … Read More

Moving Abroad: How to Choose a Location (Part 2)

Moving Abroad: How to Choose a Location (Part 2)

This part 2 of my guide to how to narrow down a specific location once you have decided to move abroad [see part 1 here if you missed it]. These are the 5 big ticket items for consideration which apply to any international move. How you rank them will depend on your reason for moving … Read More