Expat Life

Canaries day observed in Spain

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The Day of the Canary Islands (Día de las Canarias) is a public holiday the Canary Islands, Spain, on May 30 each year. This event celebrates the islands' culture and people.

It also marks the anniversary of the autonomous Canary Islands Parliament's first session, which was on May 30 1983

Wheelchair and Walking Aids

Wheelchair HireThe kind people at St Jame's Church are able to help out those in need of a little mobility assistance.

They have some walking aids such as walking frames and crutches available and some wheel chairs.

So if you (or someone that you know) could do with one of these items for a short term hire then please feel free to contact them.


Vegetarian restaurants in Corralejo

 After yet another wonderful stay in Corralejo, I thought it would be helpful to fellow vegetarians and vegans if I shared some of the wonderful place where we enjoyed dinning that were particularly suitable for vegetarians and vegans (or veggie friendly). My husband and I are both vegetarians.

Click the restautant name to view more details on their F/B page

Article by Jen

Thinking of Moving to Spain? The Financial Considerations

savingsMoving or retiring to Spain is a dream for millions of Brits, and thousands of those take the plunge and make the move every year. It's easy to see why the life of an expat is so attractive: it's mild and sunny climate, laidback lifestyle, and proximity to home all make Spain an incredibly attractive place to live.

Article by Gemma Hayes

Bacon, butlers and Spanish nudists – Foreign Office reveals latest top ten bizarre requests from Brits abroad

EmbasyConfused callers have looked to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) for advice on bizarre issues ranging from where to buy English bacon in Europe, how to recruit a butler in Lebanon and how to avoid nudists in southern Spain, it has been revealed.

The FCO has released details of the ten weirdest consular calls it has received in the past year, as a reminder to Brits overseas that they should only look to use its services for genuine emergencies.

Brexit For Expats: Abandonment Or Opportunity?

votingboxYou're British. You're living in Fuerteventura. You love it (why wouldn't you?). You also love Britain. I mean, you wouldn't want to live there any more - cold, soggy, expensive... - but you love what it stands for. You're proud to be British. You want what's best for Britain. But you also want what's best for you.

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