Moving to Spain:  Must Know Vocab Words for your Health
Aug15

Moving to Spain: Must Know Vocab Words for your Health

Often times when planning for a move abroad we stress over the vocabulary we think we’ll need – introducing ourselves, asking for directions, ordering food, saying please and thank you, etc – and skim over the boring stuf But like it or not, getting sick in Spain is all but inevitable. So, why not bite the bullet now and brush up on some essential words to know for healthcare and hospitals in Spain before your fever-riddled brain all...

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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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What are the Differences Between Pareja de Hecho and Marriage in Spain?
May11

What are the Differences Between Pareja de Hecho and Marriage in Spain?

One of the most common petitions we get at COMO is for information regarding civil unions. Call it what you wanna call it – pareja de hecho, pareja estable no casada or unión de hecho – civil union numbers in Spain have jumped in the last decade, and it’s a common step for foreigners hoping to achieve permanent residency and the right to work. But what differentiates it from marriage, if anything? Both matrimonio and...

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