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Largest Cooking Social Network in the World Was Established in Alicante

The cooking social network site with the largest number of followers in the world was established in Alicante in 2007 – the same year that Facebook was launched. It contains thousands of homemade recipes written by real people that have prepared the dishes and want to share their creations with other cooking aficionados.   Cookpad [...]

By | October 24th, 2016|General, Spanish Life|0 Comments

Five Caves Worth Exploring in Alicante  

The Alicante province is probably most well-known for its beautiful beaches and bustling tourist towns that attract thousands of visitors from Europe and other parts of the world every year. But those that have explored the region thoroughly know that Alicante has so much more to offer if you just take the time and effort [...]

By | October 17th, 2016|General, Spanish Life|0 Comments

Renfe Will Compensate Passengers if Trains Are Delayed by 15 Minutes

Renfe has extended its commitment to ensure that all its trains arrive punctually to include any circumstances that might delay their arrival, including those that are out of the company’s control. So, this means that from now on the train company will recompense any of its customers who suffer a delay on one of their [...]

By | October 10th, 2016|General, Spanish Life|0 Comments

Red Hot Chili Peppers to Perform Four Concerts in Spain in October

The world-famous American rock group from California, Red Hot Chili Peppers, have announced that they will make a stop in Spain during their next tour. They will present their latest album The Getaway, which will be included in the repertoire of four concerts planned for Barcelona and Madrid this coming autumn.   This is their [...]

By | September 29th, 2016|General, Spanish Life|0 Comments

Working on Your Property? Did You Ask for Permission?

Carrying out any type of building work or reform inside or outside your property requires a lot of planning and preparation. Unbeknown to many, some of these tasks cannot be carried out without permission from your local town hall, licences to be granted and even paying municipal taxes. Below is a list of various jobs [...]

By | September 16th, 2016|Building, General|0 Comments

A little refurbishment

Choosing 2008 to move to live in Spain must go down as one of our most badly timed decisions. After years of growth, rising house prices and blossoming work opportunities, the doors were finely closing for those keen to start another life abroad. Of course, it wasn’t only Spain that suffered during these years. The [...]

By | August 13th, 2016|Home Services|0 Comments

Getting your gas checked by the right people

It sometimes doesn’t take much for us to be convinced that someone is ‘official’. For example, how many of us actually check the identity of a police officer? If they turn up in the right uniform, with the right car, you are bound to think that it’s the policia local on your doorstep. It can [...]

By | May 14th, 2016|Home Services|0 Comments

Are your pipes in order?

Burst water pipes are a winter-hazard in northern Europe.  But surely we shouldn’t be troubled with the prospect of burst pipes in the heat and humidity of Spain?  This is a cautionary story of leaks and floods with not a drop of water in sight. If you have a leak you expect to see some [...]

By | April 7th, 2016|General|0 Comments

Do you need a non-resident certificate?

Most people are familiar with the resident certificate. It makes sense if you live in a country to have a certificate that registers the fact. However, many non-residents are not aware that a non-resident certificate exists or why they might need to have one. The non-resident bank account If you have a financial interest in [...]

By | October 4th, 2015|General|0 Comments

Organising your own property tour? What a hassle!

That was the verdict when I met Stephanie and Greg Brown. Stephanie and Greg had long been planning their retirement in Spain but there were a few last minute surprises that meant they didn’t have much time to arrange their trip out there to find their ideal property. ‘We suddenly had a brilliant offer on [...]

By | October 1st, 2015|Property Finder Service|0 Comments