The first weekend in November will soon be annually remembered and celebrated as Europe’s showcase of new talent, groundbreaking projects and, as the name states, creativity beyond your imagination. Continue reading Re-Design Europe
When planning a trip to Barcelona, and Spain in general, make sure to pack your most comfortable pair of shoes. Walking all day is not only for the pilgrims anymore and Europe is well-known to leave one feet-up with a glass of wine at the end of a day out and about. But more to the point: bring shoes you can take to the mountain!
If you’re looking to escape the urban jungle after a few days (or just 1) I recommend a day trip to Montserrat to clear your mind and breathe in that freshness. Big, round peaks, lots of trees in the valleys, picnic spots… Nature. I treat myself to this getaway every couple of weeks.
Let’s keep this short and practical, if you’re here reading this you must be desperate =)
There are a few sites to check out but if you’re feeling lucky on Google, I suggest you learn a few basic Spanish words to help the search along: Continue reading A Techo Over Your Head
Here is where you need an office suitcase of paperwork. Not really but it might feel this way..
Assuming your Empadronamiento is done and ready to serve it’s purpose, we now move on to the second step of becoming a legal long-term student in Spain: acquiring your student residence card or Número de Identificación de Extranjeros, a.k.a the NIE. Keep in mind, you need to start this process within 30 days of arrival. Continue reading Applying for your NIE