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oakisland replied to the thread buying prescription meds for a us tourist on the Spain forum on August 26, 2014:
oakisland initially posted:
Hi: Does anyone knows if a us tourist needs a Dr. prescription to purchase their daily medications in Spain? Thanks, oakisland
oakisland replied on August 26, 2014 with:
cwells67: I should also add that our meds are just for basic cholesterol & high blood pressure meds, nothing for major conditions. Thanks again.
oakisland replied on August 26, 2014 with:
Thank you cwells67: I intent to bring all of our meds for the time we'll be in Spain, 2 months, however, I just wanted to find out info, just in case, I'll bring them filled and also bring the prescription hard copy just in case. Thank you again.
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oakisland posted Train travel time from Barcelona to Avignon on the Spain forum on August 25, 2014:
Hi: Does anyone knows what is the travel time for AVE train ride from Barcelona to Avignon, France & its cost. thank you, oakisland
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Expat Report Review of Marbella Montessori in Marbella, Spain by Fathector was published
Review-of-Marbella Montessori
How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?
There are currently 2 sites: a nursery and primary. Both are acutely under resourced in terms of equipment and staff. Health and safety is an issue that had not been addressed during my time there. Head mistress is difficult to deal with, most parents will not bring issues up with her because of the stinging, off hand remarks in front of other parents and children and unwillingness to address issues at her school. Numerous children have reported to parents that she shouts at them. My child was afraid of her.Parents were asked to fund raise for the new school in its entirety, I believe 20k was the (un achieved) goal and more funds are needed to complete the primary facilities which parents were asked to raise ie: capital for the school has come entirely from parents with no shareholding options. Staff and parents have left in droves in the last 6 months. Montessori influence is minimal. Most expensive school on the coast, to my knowledge not a member of any regulatory bodies eg NABBS and I am uncertain if they are registered with the Town Hall. I withdrew my child and have found her blossoming in her new school and catching up quickly on the work that was supposed to have been done at Marbella Montessori. (Continue)
alexandrashaw posted A Place In The Sun (Channel 4) - Almeria on the Spain forum on August 19, 2014:
A Place In The Sun (Channel 4) is looking for British expats living in or around Almeria. They should be happy to appear on camera talking to our presenter about their experiences of moving and living abroad. If you are interested in taking part, please e-mail[at] with your contact details and a brief account of the motives for your move. Thank you!
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tracyarnie replied to the thread rentals on the Spain forum on August 19, 2014:
tracyarnie initially posted:
Hi all We are looking to rent somewhere for around 6weeks from jan-feb untill we return to work in france, we work for eurocamp uk, Thx all Tracy
tracyarnie replied on August 20, 2014 with:
Thankyou dudsy
rodolfo replied on August 20, 2014 with:
I'm wanting to rent a furnished studio or apt. for two or three months or perhaps longer either in the Costa Blanc, the Costa de Sol, Murcia, etc. starting any time after November first 2014,. I am a single very senior retired US professional who speaks Spanish and on a VERY limited Social Security budget, thus rental cost is paramount. Please contact Rolf at ; Thank you
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Blog The Intentional Expat posted on the Spain Network
A blog written by an American psychologist in Madrid, Spain. With advice on well-being, mental health and living your best life abroad.
A reader commented on the Expat Report Moving to Almeria, Spain
What advice would you give someone preparing to move to your area about the actual move, choosing a neighborhood and finding a home?
Hire a car, tour the area and find the village or town that appeals to you most. Find a good Spanish registered SL or SA estate agency - CB's are the equivalent to self employed status - and spend three days looking at houses in the area of your choice. Make sure that you have a car or access to one because in rural Spain it is essential to have transport. (Continue)
briloop replied most recently with:
It is still possible to buy a very large, beautiful property for around 100,000. 100,000 euros or 100,000 dollars?
cran2berry replied recently with:
thanks for the shared information perhaps you can tell me some good and trusted estate agent or a registered real estate agency? im interested in the area of andalucia all the best !! cran2berry
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kwelbi replied to the thread obtaining a work permit in spain on the Spain forum:
osiloalex initially posted:
i really want to know how to conveniently get a work permit when i enter spain. gracias
kwelbi replied on August 15, 2014 with:
Alex,if you are a EU citizen you will not need a work permit but will have to register with the local authorities.If you are non EU then you can go the investor route by starting or buying an existing get really dteailed information go to the Spanish government site Good luck.
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morgansexpatbar posted Expat-themed bar on the Spain forum on August 14, 2014:
Hi all, I'm thinking about opening a bar geared towards expats in Spain. What do you all think of this idea? The idea is that eventually there would be an international network of bars under the same name in iconic tourist locations. Hope to hear from you!!
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panamalady posted Spain 1st visit on the Spain forum:
Hi , I will be coming to Spain for a couple of weeks in Sept. Flying into Barcelona and then want to go down the coast to Valencia. Should I take the train to travel or renting a car and driving would be more interesting? I do like cruising thru smaller towns and getting the feel for regular life instead of tourist stuff. Any suggestions would help. Also, any suggestions for a nice hotel (4star) near the center of everything in Barcelona. Thanks, Michele.
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