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SPAIN IN THE WORLD’S TOP TEN FOR HEALTHCARE

A new study by the Healthcare Access and Quality Index (HAQ) published last week in the British Medical journal, The Lancet, rated Spain the eighth best healthcare in the world. After assessing the healthcare provisions of 195 countries...

THE NUMBER ONE SEARCH – “SPANISH PROPERTY WITH POOL”

When Brits decide to buy overseas, the number one term on leading portals, is “does the property have a pool, easy access to a beach and a sea view if possible”. This is the recent findings on data analysis by British property portal Zoopla,...

RESALES IN SPAIN REACH HIGHEST POINT FOR DECADE

Resale homes bought in the second quarter of this year was 99,343 – the highest quarterly figure recorded for 10 years, so say Spain’s property registrars. This now means that the second-hand property market in Spain has now reached pre-crisis...

85% OF EXPATS RUN FOR THE SUN.

Spain’s abundant sunshine was the main reason why 85% of expats moved here, a new poll by Internations has discovered.  This actually only places Spain fourth in the overall table of sun attraction destinations, with Malta at 92%, Costa Rica at...

ANDALUCIA – THE NEW BACKDROP FOR HOLLYWOOD BLOCKBUSTERS.

Last year, Andalucia was used as the filming location for a staggering 1,336 films and TV shows, a rather eye-raising fact one might say. This is an 10% increase on 2015 and underlines the region’s status as Spain’s very own Hollywood. A whole host of...

LIVING IN SPAIN WITH YOUR PETS

Long evenings, mild temperatures, countryside and/or seaside walks, makes Spain one of the best places in the world especially if you’re a dog. Even though Spain still has a problem with hunting with dogs and Galgo’s (Spanish Sight Hounds), today’s...

SPANIARDS RETURNING HOME AS ECONOMY IMPROVES

During 2010 and 2014, Spain’s tough economic climate prompted many thousands of young Spaniards to take advantage of their English skills and re-locate to open up tapas bars (which were a rare sight outside of London’s streets) and integrate into the UK...

SPAINS BEAUTIFUL NATURE RESERVES

The wonderful and diverse nature of Spain, is highlighted in its 15 nature reserves, which are on the mainland and in the Balearics and Canary Islands.  Andalucia has its fair share of Nature Parks where visitors can find accommodation, local products of...

DATA ROAMING CHARGES TO END JUNE 15 IN EU.

There is nothing worse than returning home from a lovely holiday only to find you have been hit with a massive bill for data roaming charges. Whilst it is true that costs for using your mobile phone abroad have fallen sharply over the past few years, the...

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