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Diary of a Move: The language of foreignness

Diary of a Move: The language of foreignness

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Ever felt like your IQ slips 30 points when speaking a foreign language? Sometimes you can only feel 'authentic' in your own language says Katia Vlachos.

Andalucia Bound: Top 5 frustrations for expats in Spain (and why we're still here)

Andalucia Bound: Top 5 frustrations for expats in Spain (and why we're stil...

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The 'nightmare' of Spanish bureaucracy is not enough to discourage Chelsea from the Spanish lifestyle.

A rail romance: 6 ways to make train travel work for you

A rail romance: 6 ways to make train travel work for you

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Travelling by rail through Europe can be as romantic and adventurous as it sounds, if you know a few tips to make train travel a blast not a burden.

Y Mucho Más: 12 things I never did before moving to Spain

Y Mucho Más: 12 things I never did before moving to Spain

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Living in Spain changes you in little ways you don't even realise.

Polyglot problems only multilinguals have to worry about

Polyglot problems only multilinguals have to worry about

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'You get woken by a phone call and forget which language to use' – some problems can only be understood by those who speak more than one language.

101 Ways to Enjoy Living Abroad: 20 tips for expats

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Learn how to feel at home in a foreign country, whether you're there for a weekend, a year, or a lifetime.

Dancing in the Fountain: Spanish saints to the rescue

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It never hurts to slip dear 'San Pan' a few bucks and a whispered prayer when you have your heart set on something, even if you think it is 'Catholic voodoo', confesses Karen McCann.

Borders and Burpees: 10 job skills you gain from travel

Borders and Burpees: 10 job skills you gain from travel

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Emily McLaren recounts the life skills she gained thanks to her backpacking experience abroad.

Karilogue: The less-glamorous side of expat life

Karilogue: The less-glamorous side of expat life

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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.

Being Multilingual: Languages come in flavours

Being Multilingual: Languages come in flavours

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Madalena considers how some words simply can't be translated without failing to capture their true essence and meaning.

Dancing in the Fountain: The tipping point of Spanish coffee

Dancing in the Fountain: The tipping point of Spanish coffee

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Karen McCann explains the peculiarities of ordering and types of tea and coffee in Spain, and how tipping is generally handled in Spain.

MoneySaverSpain: Subsidised and free courses in Spain

MoneySaverSpain: Subsidised and free courses in Spain

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MoneySaverSpain explains how you can study and improve your knowledge with free and subsidised training in Spain.

5 realities of expat relationships

5 realities of expat relationships

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Hop on board and buckle up for the expat relationship roller coaster. It’s a ride you’ll never want to get off.

A guide to dating in Spain

A guide to dating in Spain

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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.

International flower relations: Who's the most romantic?

International flower relations: Who's the most romantic?

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Sending flowers may be a typical gesture in most countries, but what do our flower-gifting habits tell us about international relations?

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