Category: Life Spain
Summer Camps in Barcelona 2021
08 June 2021
It's that time of year again when parents gear up for the 13 week summer holiday with the children. There are summer camps in Barcelona ...
Expat or immigrant? The term ‘expat’ is loaded. It’s time we moved on.
25 May 2021
Expat or immigrant? Flexpatriate or inpatriate? Global nomad or citizen of the world? The term 'expat' is outdated argues MumAbroad founder ...
Nasia Burnet – preserving traditional rug making with Sukhi Rugs
23 November 2020
Producing the highest quality handcrafted rugs, preserving age-old rug making traditions, and treating artisans with dignity and respect: ...
Square Vanilla, Sitges and SEO
17 November 2020
In July 2018 Katie Thomas took a leap of faith and moved to Sitges, just south of Barcelona, with her husband and 2 young daughters. Her ...
Top Tips for Surviving the Lockdown
27 March 2020
On Thursday 12th March mum and entrepreneur, Deborah Gray, dropped her 2 children (7 and 10 years old) off at school and went to work like ...
Photographer Aga Piatkowska Captures Precious Family Moments
09 March 2020
"Ever since I was little I used to spend after school time at my mom’s studio first watching and then started helping out with the ...
Your New Start: Starting a Home Business
07 November 2019
Estelle Liotard is a seasoned content writer and a blogger, with years of experience in different fields of marketing. She is a senior ...
Why marketing is important for startups
25 January 2019
Chris Foerster is a digital marketer at Fremont College and founder of the website My News Tips. Here here he talks about the ...
Sabrina Ridaura on feeling confident, strong, healthy and happy
14 December 2018
You have always been interested in keeping fit but when and why did you decide to turn your passion into a business? I’ve moved a lot ...
Yasmina Old talks about dreams, desires and Doterra essential oils
27 November 2018
Yasmina Old lives north of Girona in the Alt Emporda region. She runs workshops empowering people to take care of their health naturally, ...
Europeans Rights in Catalonia
21 November 2018
We are a non-profit association founded in September 2018 in Barcelona by 12 EU Citizens from 9 different countries living in Catalonia, ...
On The Attitude to Children in Spain
23 July 2018
It takes a village to raise a child, it has very often been said. In Spain, I’d argue it takes a city. A country, even. And just what ...
Mimoun relocation agency, tailor-made services and social networks
06 June 2018
Penelope Olij-Perez, co-founder of Mimoun relocation agency, believes what truly differentiates an excellent relocation expert from simply ...
On Settling into Life in Spain with Young Children: The Early Days
28 May 2018
So. It’s been six months now since the start of this adventure, and a journey of life-changing extremes. To explain: for those of you who ...
English for Fun in Madrid
09 May 2017
Jill Stribling has a B.A. in Child Development and Psychology, a Master's degree in Education and specialty in Literacy and Language Arts ...
The Best of the Maresme Coast for Families
26 April 2017
I told some friends I was writing a blog post about the Maresme. I asked them to give me just one thing that they loved about the area. ...
From a happy hippy in Ibiza to a cosmopolitan city mum
26 April 2017
Hi, my name is Onke Truijen and my husband Glenn and our two kids, Zwaantje (little Swan) and Wester (wind from the west) moved from ...
Your baby and sleep
06 April 2017
Sleep deprived and desperate, Jessica Rojas searched the internet for information and read every book she could find about baby sleep ...
ES International School, Barcelona
21 February 2017
Emilio Sanchez American School Barcelona Campus What accreditations does the school have? ES International School is ...
Why expat Mums love Madrid
13 February 2017
Dominique is Beaver Leader at 1st Madrid British Scouts When life coach and “Mama Motivator” Kelly Pietrangeli from ...
Christmas on the Road
13 December 2016
Tania Landin is the co-founder of Around the World Stories, a company offering original audio stories to teach children about other ...
Wife Goes On
23 November 2016
It was a picturesque spring day where the sun warms you through while the air lifts your soul a bit. You breathe it in – this moment – ...
Workplace Customs Around the World
19 September 2016
----- Cigna Global offer a high level of care facilities for expats in over 200 countries and territories, with the flexibility to choose ...
Expat lessons from my five-year-old
23 August 2016
The five-year-old who inspired this post. Trial and Error Are a Good Thing When you arrive in a new country with a new language, the first ...
In Spain I am known as a ‘Madre de Día’
13 July 2016
Milli, originally from Northamptonshire in the UK came to Spain 5 years ago. She has settled in a village just outside of Barcelona with ...
Where to find legal advice in English in Madrid
22 April 2016
Looking for legal guidance on Spanish or international matters? Advice on property, insurance, tax, family, trademarks & patents, ...
The Art of Reinvention
16 June 2015
Last week I went to see my son ‘graduate’. When I say graduate. I mean the transition from infants school to primary school. A big deal ...
The trouble with kissing
26 February 2015
Settling into a new country takes time, learning the social pleasantries and cultural ways is part of the process of integration. I have ...