Moving to Spain: COMO Consulting’s New eBook
Aug08

Moving to Spain: COMO Consulting’s New eBook

They say experience is the best teacher; as teachers ourselves, we find this to be partially true. But, who says you can’t ask for a little help once in a while? Let’s rewind nine years. Cat and Hayley are on flights from their hometowns to Spain to participate in language assistant programs; Cat to teach high schoolers near Seville with the Ministry of Education, and Hayley, in El Puerto de Santa María, to share a...

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Moving to Spain: 10 Packing Don’ts
Aug01

Moving to Spain: 10 Packing Don’ts

No one expects you to make the move to Spain with a single suitcase, but pack too heavily and you’ll find yourself regretting it come moving day. And we’re talking from two people who moved to Spain in the era when two suitcases were a free perk of cross-continental flights! A good rule of thumb when deciding how many bags to bring is to test that you’ll be able to transport everything by yourself (no carts, no escalators and no...

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Moving to Spain: Budgeting Quick Tips for Your First Weeks in Iberia
Jul26

Moving to Spain: Budgeting Quick Tips for Your First Weeks in Iberia

How should I budget for Spain, and how much money should I take initially? That is the million-euro question (every pun intended). Your first few weeks in Spain will be the most expensive, sin duda, and you may have to make your money stretch for months. One thing is certain – the more you bring, the more comfortable you’ll feel. We’ve talked to many ex-assistants or veterans who say to aim to save around 2,000€ to get you...

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