The school year in Spain 2021 – 2022

The kids are now heading back to school after a long Summer break. Hopefully, everyone is ready to go and excited to start the brand-new school year. Here, you will find the outline for the school year including a list of the holiday days to help you to plan ahead. Even if you don’t currentlyContinue reading “The school year in Spain 2021 – 2022”

Self-employed workers fee to increase

Self-employed workers are going to have to pay more during the last half of 2021. This increase in the quota also provides for an increase in the rates of contribution for occupational contingencies (people paying in in case something happens to them at work which leaves them unable to work for a period of time) and cessation of activity (peopleContinue reading “Self-employed workers fee to increase”

Andalusia Covid Measures from 11 January 00:01

The new Covid measures in Andalusia, which will start in the period from Sunday to Monday until January 25th, (so when you wake up Monday morning, these will be in place) are as follows: -Keep the perimeter closure of the autonomous community (Andalucía), so that you can only leave and enter for justified reasons -MobilityContinue reading “Andalusia Covid Measures from 11 January 00:01”

What are the webs in my pine trees?

Lots of little webs start appearing in pine trees over winter; sometimes they will even be in cedar or larch. They look like clumps of spiders’ webs but in fact they herald the approaching processionary caterpillar season. What are Processionary Caterpillars and how to identify them?The caterpillars are hairy and orange-brown coloured with blue bandsContinue reading “What are the webs in my pine trees?”

Visas and Permits

Until the Brexit negotiations have been completed, UK citizens need to wait for full and further information. Apply For A Visa/Permit Citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland do not need a visa to visit, live and work in Spain. Citizens of the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand andContinue reading “Visas and Permits”

Planning and Organising a Funeral in Spain

Funerals are not something we think about every day, indeed the majority of people have an aversion to the topic. However, organising a funeral in Spain a funeral is something that has to be considered and preferably prepared for, especially if you are unfamiliar with the local customs and regulations. The Spanish system In Spain,Continue reading “Planning and Organising a Funeral in Spain”