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9 Aug at 9 AM

American Expat Living in Spain - Interview with Kate

People say don’t fall in love when you go abroad because you won’t come back...and based on my experience, they’re totally right. After graduating from college with a communications degree I headed to Spain for a teaching exchange program. The plan was to learn some Spanish, do a bit of traveling, enjoy the famous fiestas of Andalusia,...
9 Sep at 9 AM

British Expat Living in Spain - Interview with John

My wife, Sue, and I sold up in the UK and moved here to the north of Fuerteventura, one of the Canary Islands, in 2013 after she retired. I continued to run my business remotely from here for a couple of years before closing it in early 2015. For a few years we both knew we wanted to retire to Fuerteventura. Sue was actually ready a year...
16 Nov at 9 AM

American Expat Living in Spain - Interview with Mitchell

Mitchell loves change and had lived, and traveled, all over the United States before moving permanently to Southern Spain in 2011. His goal is to become absorbed into Spanish culture, to study and improve his Spanish language skills, and to continue to learn and grow. Professionally, he has worked as a teacher, Art Therapist, advertising...
20 Jul at 9 AM

German Expat Living in Spain - Interview with Ina

Ina is a German expat living in Barcelona, Spain. Over the last 15 years she has been living in numerous countries: it all started with a yearlong Erasmus exchange in Grenoble, France, which probably triggered her travel bug. She has been moving around as an expat ever since: between England, France, Germany, Australia, Ireland, Liechtenstein...
16 Feb at 9 AM

British Expat Living in Spain - Interview with Maria

Maria is a thirty something freelance graphic & web designer. She was born in the Philippines but raised in England from the age of 10. Having had enough of the rat race and being fortunate enough to have the freedom to work from anywhere in the world, Maria and her family made the decision to move to Valencia in 2012. When she's not...
19 Jun at 9 AM

Australian Expat Living in Spain - Expat Interview with Brett

Brett is the the author of "The Remade Parent (Why We are Losing Our Children & How We Can Get Them Back.") He is a parent (and was a secondary school teacher for 15 years.) Brett is a regular commentator on Spain's social and cultural life for Australia’s ABC Radio and is a columnist and reviewer for Catalonia Today magazine. He...
4 Jun at 9 AM

Australian Expat Living in Spain - Interview with Vanessa

Leaving behind her 10 year career in special events and concert touring, Vanessa moved to Menorca in Spain from Sydney Australia to renovate her grandparent’s house on the island. Eight years later, she loves living the Mediterranean island lifestyle with her trilingual Menorcan family and Staffie. She created her blog, MenorcaBlue.com to...
4 Dec at 9 AM

US Expat Living in Madrid, Spain - Expat Interview with Jessica

Jessica Wray is the creator and blogger at CuriosityTravels.org. Ever since college graduation she has been on a continuous journey to see the world as an expat, first in South Korea and now in Spain. She taught English in both countries and uses her expat home as a base to explore more of the world with every chance she gets. Jessica also...
28 Nov at 8 PM

New Zealand Expat Living in Spain, Interview with Ocean

Ocean is a kiwi born travel enthusiast, living in Madrid on an internship with the United Nations World Tourism Organization. Having spent the last four years living in various locations globally (US, Canada, Spain, NZ), she likes to share an outside perspective on the arts and culture of various destinations and reviews local events. She is...
6 Nov at 1 PM

American Expat Teaching in Valencia, Spain - Interviewing Allison

Allison is a food and travel blogger originally from Denver, Colorado. After graduating from Kansas State University with degrees in Spanish and Theater in 2011 she moved to Spain for a year…..and has been here ever since. She travels every chance she gets and can often be seen window shopping in the city food markets. Allison's expat blog...
11 Oct at 10 AM

Irish expats Living in Spain, Interviewing M and S

M and S are both widely-travelled most of which was done before they met and got married a few years ago in London. S has visited India, Russia, China and Thailand for extended stays and work while M has taken more of the city life route, from New York to Venice. S is from Ireland where she previously enjoyed a quiet life outside Dublin while...
10 Oct at 9 AM

US Expat Teaching English in Spain - Interviewing Chelsea

Chelsea is a Buffalo, NY native who is heading into her third year as an English teacher in Spain. Having spent the last two years in Andalucía, she and her (Spanish) boyfriend will be moving three hours north to Mérida, Extremadura. She blogs about life in Spain, traveling, and navigating the waters of post-grad independent life. Chelsea's...
17 Sep at 9 AM

Repat Interview with Dana, US Expat Returned from Spain

Dana recently moved back to the United States from Madrid, where she had a blast shopping, eating tapas, traveling, speaking Spanish, and blogging about life abroad. Now, she's in graduate school at The University of Chicago studying neurobiology and taking trips around the United States. Dana Goes to Madrid shares the stories and travel...
31 Jul at 9 AM

Meet Allie, American Expat Who Moved to South of Spain

Allie is an American who moved to the south of Spain last spring to start her married life after a few years of long distance love and a couple of weddings (to the same swarthy Spaniard). She blogs about Seville and its surrounding area, her world travels and wanderings, how she is trying to adapt to a new culture, her pet canary and dog, her...
11 May at 9 AM

American Expat Living in Galicia - Interview With Ali

Ali’s the literary lovechild of David Sedaris and Carrie Bradshaw. Born biracial and raised bicoastal, her life has always been unconventional. However, after a series of serious breakups, one involving a celebrity, she decided to quit her job, move to Spain, and write. Little did she know it would be the best decision she’s ever made....
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