What are the Capitulations of Santa Fe? Local Granada Fiesta in April – Spain Travel Article

What are the Capitulations of Santa Fe? Local Granada Fiesta in April The Capitulations of Santa Fé changed the history of Europe and the World. This town is to the west of Granada. Santa Fé was where the Capitulations were signed in 1492.  Yet is also well known for its Pionono cakes. Everyone associates the name of Santa Fé with this typical Granada treat. Piononos de Santa Fé Pionono´s are cakes made by Ceferino Isla in Santa Fé in 1897.…

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Expat Life in Spain – My Survival Guide & Everyday Tips to live abroad – Spain Travel Article

Expat Life in Spain – My Survival Guide & Everyday Tips to live abroad Expat life in Spain can be an adventure and a new start. After the intial settling in period, the novelty of life abroad may wane. When the daily routine sets in, things may seen more challenging.From Spain Visa & Residency challenges to learning to speak the local language. Here are some of my tips after living abroad for 20 yearsHopefully some of them make you feel at home…

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Advice for Moving to Spain Legally | Sunshine and Siestas – Spain Travel Article

Advice for Moving to Spain Legally | Sunshine and Siestas I have lived in Spain for eleven years – we are now in the double digits. The only things I’ve stuck to for longer have been gymnastics (12 years) and driving a car (17 years). As September comes and goes each year, the nostalgia kicks in as I remember lugging two overstuffed suitcases from Chicago to Madrid to Granada to Triana. What a long, strange, tapa-filled journey it’s been. As…

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