Teach English in Spain: the Instituo Franklin Program Basics
Nov08

Teach English in Spain: the Instituo Franklin Program Basics

Teaching in Spain is one way to obtain a legal estancia in Spain and a good stepping stone if you’d like to live here long term. And there are no shortage of English teaching programs that provide you with a visa and stipend to make ends meet between your tapas and weekend trips! Clare Boerigter talks to us about how she decided to do the Instituto Franklin program, and what advice she has for teachers looking for a serious...

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Moving to Spain: 12 Things to Remember
Aug29

Moving to Spain: 12 Things to Remember

updated Summer 2018 Wondering how to move to Spain? Asking yourself how you can prepare to move to Spain? Our biggest piece of advice to prospective expats is always the same: DO YOUR HOMEWORK! There are a number of factors that go into making the decision to move, from location to duration and everything else under the Spanish sol. As expats in Spain who have successfully helped others transition into their vida española, we want to...

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How to Apply for Spanish Nationality through Residency
Jun27

How to Apply for Spanish Nationality through Residency

Without a doubt, Brexit and the European Union have become buzzwords overnight. The UK’s big breakup with the EU has sent many Spain dwellers into a tailspin on how to apply for Spanish nationality. Luckily for everyone, the procedure for applying for Spanish citizenship was completely overhauled in 2015 and the new system, while more costly and restrictive (expect to pay upwards of 300€ for application fees and official exams), is...

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Careers in Spain, Tiffany H., Translator and Resume Writer
Jul29

Careers in Spain, Tiffany H., Translator and Resume Writer

Looking to break out of teaching and into another career in Spain? Tiffany cites thinking creatively and globally as the key to her success transitioning from an English teacher to a freelance translator and resume writer. Name: Tiffany Hardy City and Comunidad: Jaén, Andalusia Job Title: Resume Writer & Spanish to English Translator Why did you initially come to Spain? I grew up in the US-Southwest and always had a desire to...

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Careers in Spain: Susan A., Digital Marketing Specialist and Entrepreneur
Jul22

Careers in Spain: Susan A., Digital Marketing Specialist and Entrepreneur

Experience in other sectors and networking with professionals helped German native Susan Akici land her current job in digital marketing at a start-up. She cites strong Spanish skills and flexibility as must-have traits when tackling the job market and Spain’s work culture: Name: Susan Akici City and Comunidad: Madrid Job Title: Co-founder and Head of Operations at iKreate Why did you initially come to Spain? To learn Spanish. I...

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