As cliche as it may sound, travel really changed our lives. However, it was never our intention to move abroad. Auston spent a decade working towards his profession as an engineer and David spent tens of thousands of dollars on his laboratory sciences degree to be able to work in a microbiology lab. We were happy living and working in Chicago with future plans to move to San Diego. So why did we throw that all away to live in Madrid? Well it wasn’t because we wanted to live abroad at all really. It was because Madrid’s charm captivated us.
How to apply for a long term or long stay Spanish Residency Visa. Tips on how to move to Spain with a non lucrative Spanish Visa.
Visas can be a smooth process or a big pain in the ass. It was no surprise to me that my Spanish visa was anything but simple!
Alcalá de Henares, a small city outside Madrid, offers a chance to step back in time to a medieval market that takes over the streets during Semana Cervantina.
I survived my first week as a language assistant teaching English in Spain after a year and a half of not “working” in the traditional sense. But I was anxious!