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11/04/2014 Seven reasons for expat families to hire an au pair

"Finding Dutchland: 7 reasons for expat families to hire an au pair" With a toddler at home, blogger Rina Mae discusses the benefits of hiring an au pair for expat families, especially when raising children abroad...

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"I was an expat wife: The 7 habits of highly effective expats" Maria Foley takes a look at effective habits that make expats cope with integration into a new life and culture when moving abroad.

01/04/2014 Xenophobe's® Guides: Spanish bureaucracy

Xenophobe's® Guides: The Spanish government When dealing with Spain's bureaucratic system, you'll need a good shot of patience to outlast the Spanish paperwork process.

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"expatsincebirth: What kind of memories will our TCK’s share with us?" As a parent raising expat children abroad, you may feel the loss of not being able to relive your childhood memories with your children. But will...

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04/03/2014 Lehrer Werkstatt: Finding the right words with technology

"I was an expat wife: Finding the right word with technology" Kathleen Ralf shares her list of technology that offers language teachers and students an easy way to translate words and phrases.

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MadridMan: ¡Porras! (for breakfast, that is) Ever tried the traditional Spanish 'porras' with your morning coffee? MadridMan shares one of his favourite Spanish morning rituals.

 
 
 
 
 
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Editor's Guide: Getting Started in Spain

Editor's Guide: Getting Started in Spain

Expatica's Getting Started section will provide practical information on how you can open a bank account, exchange your driving licence, improve your Spanish, and more.

Groups and Clubs in Madrid

Groups and Clubs in Madrid

Here's a guide to an extensive list of groups and clubs in Madrid for expats, from sports groups to social and family gatherings.

Groups and Clubs around Spain

Groups and Clubs around Spain

A brief introduction to our Tax section for Spain, from help with inheritance tax to accounting advice.

Groups and Clubs in Barcelona

Groups and Clubs in Barcelona

Here's a short introduction to our Banking section for those living in Spain, from what to ask the experts to opening a Spanish bank account.