Eye on Spain Newsletter 19 February 2008

Buenos dias 

Glad so many of your have embraced our new addition to the site, Diego. Thanks for all those who left comments on his blog.

Last week he discussed  pensioners and how badly off they are in Spain; covered Valentine's day and his typical breakfast.

This week he starts off saying that he thinks that Brits are good integrators, especially kids, and asks you what you think of the Spanish!

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Also, later today I'm meeting up with Maria de Castro, our brilliant lawyer, to do a podcast interview.  If there's anything specific you'd like me to ask her then let me know by responding to this email.

Now, let's move on with today's articles:

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Spain - Just Do It!
We've probably hit the point of information overload by now.  Forums, blogs, articles, videos, etc, all tell us everything that we need to know about Spain and moving here.  Susan reckons it's time to stop surfing and time to get moving.
Read Susan's comments...

Video - Expats Drinking To Excess
Our friends at Sol Channel are back with some new videos for us. I think most expats will be able to empathise with this video...drinking a little too much!
Watch the video...

All In All, Spain Delivers A Better Quality of Life
Those that choose to move to Spain or buy a property here do so for the better quality of life that Spain offers.  Reflecting on a recent article for us by Mark Wilkins, Elaine Ablett investigates...
Read Elaine's's article...

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There's Something About Spain
What is it about Spain that no matter how much dirt is thrown at it by the media, people are still passionate about the country.  What's it got that other countries don't?
What is it about Spain?...

Ten Essential Things To Do When You Visit Barcelona
Jonathan Williams gives us a quick guide to 10 essential places to visit when holidaying in Barcelona.  In my opinion it's worth going for the "Sagrada Familia" alone.  So impressive.
Read Jonathan's travel advice...

Buying In Spain - It's Never Been Better!
Lyndsey Andrew sums up some of the recent turmoil in the Spanish property industry and believes there's never been a better time to buy.
Read Lyndsey's views...

Free Guide From Barclays
Barclays in association with Red Guides have produced a brochure packed with information on buying in, living in or moving to Spain. You can receive a copy of the new 2008 guide completely free by registering at:
Sign up for Barclays advice...

That's all for today. Enjoy the rest of the week and see you soon.

Un saludo

Justin Aldridge

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