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  1. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi everyone! My Egyptian friend and I are looking for a job as diving instructors. We found an offer on Gran Canaria and since I'm European, I have no problem receiving a working visa. For my Egyptian friend, it's different... What's the fastest/easiest way for him to obtain a working permit...
  2. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hello, I am trying to revive my Spanish language skills in advance of a move to the Canary Islands. I grew up with Latin American Spanish and Spanglish, then lived in Spain for a while, where I got used to Castellano (and Catalan). In my brief web researching, I've heard that the Spanish spoken...
  3. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hello, We are an American-Canadian family considering a job offer in Africa that would involve relocation to the Canary Islands. We currently reside in a forested area in California that we love, but the Canaries seem very lovely too. Neither of us have ever been there, and we will not have a...
  4. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    I am currently a bilingual teacher (Spanish and English) in the US, and the daughter of a Spanish citizen (from the Canary Islands) living in the states. I have grandparents, uncles, aunts, cousins, etc. living in Spain and the Canary Islands. I am thinking of relocating to either southern Spain...
  5. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi, I'm a 22 year old Psychology graduate from the University of Birmingham. I plan to get a CELTA teaching qualification soon with the plan of moving out to either the Canaries or Andalucia. I have no previous teaching experience, but i have spent 3 months in Brazil and 2 months in Mexico...
  6. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    I am a 23 year old guy, looking at moving to Maspalomas in January for a job. So much to find out, would love to hear opinions and thoughts on a few thing that I need to consider as well as any estimations on pricings etc. * Accommodation. Looking for 2 bedroom appt. Nice area and community...
  7. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hello. I've had several holidays in Fuertaventra, La Palma and Cran Canaria and would like to leave this crap country and move to the sun - anywhere in the Canary Islands. (Except Tenerife - not into drinking and night life!!) I'm 62, retired on an ex Police pension and need two things. 1...
  8. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    I would like to rent a nice and quiet apartment in Las Palmas for two months, possibly longer. There is a fixed line telephone socket and a cable socket in the apartment, but the owner has not set up Internet access. Is there any provider in Spain where I can get fixed line Internet for just...
  9. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi everyone, Just wondering if there's anyone out there who can compare living in somewhere like Madrid, to living on one of the canary islands? I've been living in Madrid for a couple of years now, working in an English academy. Good pay, decent job, good piso, good friends. But I want to be...
  10. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi everyone, My husband (a pilot) has been offered a job (within his current company) based in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. They are offering €85,000/year plus housing and living expenses, on a two year contract. We live in Canada and would be moving over in the spring/early summer with our two...
  11. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi i am keen on moving abroad at start of july i plan on enjoying summer for a couple of weeks, or a month i then hope to start working, or become self-employed i am thinking of either tenerife, lanzarote or fuerteventura is anyone else out there thinking of doing it, or already doing it...
  12. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi everybody..I'm new to this forum and the reason I joined is I want to move from Greece to an even warmer place.I don't want to leave Europe and cause of residence permits visas etc. I'm into windsurfing and love the outdoors so the Canary Islands sound like the place to be.Specifically Gran...
  13. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Greetings, My name is Raja. I am a North American. I´ve been in the city of Los Llanos on the Island of La Palma (Not Las Palmas) for the past 3 weeks. In that time I´ve managed to get myself an apartment (6 mo lease) and a cellphone (pre-pay). I am a yoga instructor by trade and I would like...
  14. Articles: Europe
    The Canary Islands is the name given to the African archipelago that is a part of the Kingdom of Spain. The islands are a popular tourist destination not only for its considerable natural beauty and its stunning vistas, but also for its architectural structures that stand as majestic testaments...
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