Discover how to save time and money, by managing your finances and overseas transactions with ease.
What's in a name? If your name doesn't translate well abroad, you can always enter the world of multilingual identities.
Is true integration possible? Louise Dancet explains how different cultural habits can leave expats feeling offended, and how to overcome this.
Emily McLaren recounts the life skills she gained thanks to her backpacking experience abroad.
Despite loving life as an expat, Kari Martindale explains that expat life is not always as glamorous as it appears. Here's some realities on expat life.
Madalena considers how some words simply can't be translated without failing to capture their true essence and meaning.
Moving abroad can be a daunting experience, but these top tips will set any first-time expat on the right track to a positive life abroad.
Karen McCann explains the peculiarities of ordering and types of tea and coffee in Spain, and how tipping is generally handled in Spain.
MoneySaverSpain explains how you can study and improve your knowledge with free and subsidised training in Spain.
Hop on board and buckle up for the expat relationship roller coaster. It’s a ride you’ll never want to get off.
If you think dating is complex, you have clearly never dated in Spain. Hear from six expats who took the plunge and offer insight into dating a Spaniard.
Sending flowers may be a typical gesture in most countries, but what do our flower-gifting habits tell us about international relations?
A guide to the top 10 things to see and do while you are in Madrid.
After inadvertently making language-learning a chore, Meg McFarlane finds new ways to make learning languages fun and interesting.
There's no better time to celebrate than at Christmas. The Expatica team shares their personal favourite Christmas traditions, and reflects on 2014.
Maria Foley explains why family rituals are so important for giving expats some much-needed familiarity and a sense of belonging.