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Eye on Spain Newsletter - 30 August 2011                40,012 Readers
Buenos dias
Justin in Barcelona - Enable images to view
Well, it definitely feels like the summer season is drawing to a close now. It's getting darker earlier and it's been slightly cooler over the past week (still hot though!).

Quite a relief for most us that live here permanently. For me the summer months are just too hot. I'm not sure how people coped before the days of air con!

It also means that most businesses, that don't rely on tourism, will kick in again. So many close down for the whole of August.

Anyway, enjoy this week's articles and remember to keep sending us your stories to publish too. Tell us about where you live or plan to live, etc. We and all our readers want to hear from you.

Have a great week.

Un saludo

Justin (Facebook, Twitter)



Enable images to view this Why Spaniards Can Survive La Crisis
Yes it's tough for so many people in Spain at the moment, especially with an unemployment rate of over 20%, but if anyone can see it through it's got to be the Spanish. I've concluded that there are two reasons that Spain and its people will be able to weather the storm much better than other countries possibly could.


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Timeshares: The Law And Practice
Timeshares sound like a good idea and, in principle, they are. You have the opportunity to spend a week of every year in an apartment in a hot, sunny country. The first problem usually only arises when you want to cancel your timeshare contract.


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Expats Twice As Likely To Suffer Stress-Related Illness
According to the Holmes and Rahe stress scale used to gauge the impact of major life events, expats are at a much higher risk of stress-related illness, especially within the first year of their move. Here are 10 of the 43 stressful life events on the original list which can apply to expats.


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Gourmet Delights In Southern Spain
Southern Spain's cuisine has many surprises, most of them agreeable. Andalusia has first-rate produce and an increasingly number of good restaurants serving them in the proper style. An interesting development is the recuperation of dishes created by the Moors.


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Do I Need A Residence Card in Spain?
For many people arriving in Spain for the first time there is a considerable degree of confusion regarding whether or not they need a residence card. This is more so the case for EU member state citizens. The following is a brief guide to some of the more important points to be borne in mind.


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Maria's Top Legal Advice From Last 7 Days
Every week we bring you the top legal blog posts made by Maria de Castro of Costa Luz Lawyers (www.costaluzlawyers.es). Hope you find this useful and of interest.



Guide To Schools & Education In Spain
EYE ON SPAIN EBOOK: Educating your child can be a minefield wherever you live in the world and in a foreign country with a foreign system even more so. For parents moving to Spain with their children, one of their biggest concerns is education. This guide helps you understand the Spanish system and how to make your child prosper in a school in Spain.


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