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Are you thinking of moving to Spain with your family?

by LPG Property Spain on Jun 5, 2015

Awesome Documentary on Cave House Living

Awesome Documentary on Cave House Living Now I know this has nothing to do with secretarial or management training but it is about an Awesome Documentary on Cave House Living, and I do think it has a lot to do with self-improvement, life balance, hea...
by on Feb 24, 2015

Christmas in Spain

A blog about Christmas in Spain. I hope you had a fabulous Christmas. I had my family over from the UK and it was wonderful. The weather is getting cold, but no need for the wood burner as yet. Christmas in Spain is much the same, and we still have o...
by on Dec 29, 2014

8 Things you didn’t know about your home insurance

Think you know everything about your home insurance policy? Is that because you understand the difference between dwelling coverage and personal liability protection? Because you know that floods aren’t covered by standard home insurance? Problems...
by The Spanish Property - Blog on Dec 24, 2014

Public debt will passes 100% of GDP in 2015

A new record in the public debt ratio of Spain. Public debt will go 100.3% of GDP next year. After his historic figure, 98.4% of GDP last year. The  parliament predicted that the eurozone’s fourth-biggest economy is set to end the year with a...
by The Spanish Property - Blog on Nov 7, 2014

Regional government announced the legalization of properties in Andalusia

by The Spanish Property - Blog on Sep 30, 2014

The 3 most expensive cities for students in Spain

Barcelona, Madrid and Valencia are the most expensive cities for University students in Spain, according to a study by property search-engine that analyzes everyday expenditures,such as rent, public transport or menu prices in the main unive...
by The Spanish Property - Blog on Sep 26, 2014

Ana Botín: The most powerful woman in banking

Ana Patricia Botín has been nominated as the next chairman of Banco Santander, Spain’s largest bank, following the death of her father, Emilio. Emilio Botín, 79, who died of a heart attack on last September 10, oversaw the rise of his family’s...
by The Spanish Property - Blog on Sep 23, 2014

Spanish home mortgages increase 19% in June

According to data released by the National Statistics Institute (INE), the number of spanish home mortgages granted to prospective buyers increased 19% in June compared with the same month in 2013. This is only the second time in the last four year...
by The Spanish Property - Blog on Sep 8, 2014

Record number of tourists visiting Spain: 28 million until june

Record number of tourists visiting Spain presents as a 7.3 % increase compared to the same semester in 2013, according to the “Movimientos Turísticos en Fronteras” (Frontur) inquiry, spread by the Industry, Energy and Tourism Ministry. D...
by The Spanish Property - Blog on Sep 1, 2014

House sales in Spain rose 8.8% in June

Compared to the same month in 2013, house sales in Spain rose 8.8% in June, according to the National Statistics Institute (INE) figures. The total of 26,076 registered operations for the month is mostly due to the second-hand market. This fourth con...
by The Spanish Property - Blog on Aug 18, 2014

Car-sharing services, a controversial anticrisis remedy

During the past few weeks, online car-sharing services such as BlaBlaCar or Uber have been pointed out in Spain. Many taxi driver strikes across Europe have protested against their activity as alternative transportation services.Public Works Ministry...
by The Spanish Property - Blog on Aug 11, 2014

Spanish construction sector, fastest growing in Europe

The Spanish construction sector increase of 42.4% year-on-year in May, the highest percentage in Europe. This percentage is well above the increases registered for the eurozone (3.5%) and for the whole of the European Union (3.2%), according to data...
by The Spanish Property - Blog on Jul 31, 2014

Transport services in Spain

Spain as one of the main world destination for tourists, counts on a well-developed transport infrastructure, with cheap public transportation that reaches more and more remote and rural areas. Buses: Spanish bus services arrive at more than 170 dest...
by The Spanish Property - Blog on Jul 24, 2014

What Does This Sign Mean? (WW *Linky)

I forgot to share this one when we were in Spain – and since it is Wordless Wednesday, it seems like a good time now.  Have fun, be creative – Tell me what you think it means or could mean.  We thought the guy looks like he is on a toil...
by Laugh Quotes on Oct 2, 2012

What’s Not Right About These Photos of Santander?

Santander is full of surprises.  It is another wonderful city along the Cantabrian coast of Spain, and the office of Tourism in Santillana Del Mar recommended it as a fun place to visit with great surfing beaches.  We were told by others it is popu...
by Laugh Quotes on Aug 17, 2012

Horse Riding in Santillana Del Mar

I am not a huge fan of horses, so it seemed like a perfect day for a bit of separation.  The girls rode off with Alberto, another 14 year old and saw the hills and beach around Santillana Del Mar.  Then they came back through the old town. Hubby an...
by Laugh Quotes on Aug 16, 2012

Planetarium, Science and Baby Chicks Hatching

On our last day in A Coruña, we headed to the Planetarium and Science Museums.  As it was only a few blocks from our home exchange house, it had been easy to “save for tomorrow” everyday. This is one fantastic museum, best described wit...
by Laugh Quotes on Aug 12, 2012

Eating Octopus And A Mystery Drink

I never thought I would be eating octopus for dinner. It looked a bit like a witches brew. The large caldron was filled with bubbling, boiling liquid.  When I looked closer I thought I saw octopus tentacles in the water. If I wasn’t sure, I si...
by Laugh Quotes on Aug 11, 2012

Fun in Lugo, The City With the World’s Only Completely Intact Roman Wall

How many medieval Spanish cities can we visit?  We had the same thought as we took a day trip to Lugo near our home exchange house in A Coruña, Spain. What makes Lugo unique?  It is the only city in the world to be surrounded by a completely intac...
by Laugh Quotes on Aug 10, 2012

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