Why Buy The House When You Can Get The Village For Free

Look, a hamlet for sale, cheap! Do you suppose it was abandoned because it took forever to make up its mind about anything and couldn’t commit to an action? ba-dum-CHING, y’all, that was a Shakespeare joke.

Taking Advantage Of Friends In Faraway Places

Getting some Spanish sunshine on our British skin was delightful. Even better, it was a real bargain.

Working According to Our Circadian Rhythms

Here’s my ideal work schedule: Wake up at 6:30 a.m., and start reading the news while having a cup of coffee.

Spaniards Considering Switching to the 9-to-5

A Village Wins the Lottery

One of my favorite things as a reader is to see a short, newsy story reported in the newspaper turn into a nice, in-depth magazine feature a year or so later (I’ve mentioned this before, but one of the things I do outside of this blog is work at Longreads).

Places I’ve Lived: Don’t Hold Your Breath for Your Security Deposit in Spain

Liz Rush has lived in some places. Some of them were abroad!

She Left Her Country to Look for a Job

This post from a father in Spain about watching his daughter get fed up with applying for jobs in a country where the unemployment rate for young people is 50 percent and being forced to look for opportunities abroad is very good.