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The difference of the cost of living between Spain and the UK

It is well known in Britain that Spain is a very lovely destination that has good weather, a healthy lifestyle and also a lower cost of living than in the UK. Even in Madrid which is the largest city in Spain, the cost of living is still relatively small low.

Based on the various researches that compared the cost of living in Spain and UK, it was found that the major thing such as food, clothes, accommodation, transportation, utilise, education and leisure are cheaper in Spain than in the UK. That is the main reason why so many people relocate to Spain after retiring and collecting their pension.

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Typical Spanish

Spanish cuisine continues to be popular worldwide. Although, the ‘Spanish cuisine’ does not actually exist; each Spanish region has developed its own dishes and unique products. The Spanish food culture is different from the English food culture. Spanish people eat main courses twice a day and their breakfasts usually contain of fruit, sweet food and black coffee. However, the food culture differs per region.

The Spanish traditional dishes are described as appetising and simple to prepare. Many tourists visit Spain, not just to experience the culture and enjoy its beautiful landscapes, but also to taste some traditional Spanish dishes.

 

Tapas

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Things to do in Valladolid – Spain

Valladolid has an important historical and cultural patrimonial, with good gastronomy. It’s a good city not just to visit museums, but also have a good nightlife.

What to visit:

1. Plaza Mayor: It’s the city centre; from here you can go to many interesting places just walking 5 to 10 minutes. It was the first square with a square shape in Spain.

Visit Plaza Mayor in Valladolid

 

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Spanish internship Madrid

My experience abroad in Madrid

My name is Judith, I am 22 years and I was born and raised in the Netherlands. I do the course of Executive Secretary / Management Assistant. For my last internship, I decided to take things bigger than I did before. I wanted to do an internship abroad. While I was searching the internet, I saw a Spanish company based in Liverpool. I have always wanted to go to the UK and this company got me from the first moment. I applied for an internship position as a secretary and I got an answer within two days. During the mailing, I was even more enthusiastic than I was before. Because it is not that busy during Christmas, they gave me the opportunity to join the headquarters office in Madrid for nine weeks. They offered me free English classes and a lot of experience. I decided to take this internship.

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Galicia landscape

Discovering Galicia – Natural Landscapes

Galicia is one of the most unknown regions of Spain. However, when you visit it for first time, you will remember it for its landscapes, people and gastronomy. Galicia is located in the north west of Spain and it has a total area of 11,418.7 sq m with 1,030 m of coastline. Galicia is the seventh largest autonomous community of Spain and has two official languages: Galician and Spanish.

In this article, we are going to present some of the most impressive natural landscapes to enjoy yourself and discover all the charm this autonomous community has to offer.

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Discovering Galicia – Cultural Heritage

Galicia has an extensive cultural heritage, legacy of the numerous villages that historically occupied the region, such as the Celts, Romans or Suebi, amongst others.

In this article we will present some examples of the ample cultural heritage that you will discover when you visit Galicia. Here are some of the most notorious places you cannot miss:

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Learn Spanish and live Spanish culture

Living learning Spanish in Spain

Learning a foreign language is indeed one of the greatest and most beneficial things you can do in life. When starting to study a new language you don´t simply study grammar and vocabulary but you open up to a brand new world. You get in touch with another culture by learning about the local traditions, the typical food, the traditional music, and dances. Moreover, you make your life easier while travelling and also have the opportunity to talk with local people.

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