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When in Spain offers practical advice, real-life observations and travel ideas for anyone figuring out Spain and Spanish life

When in Spain offers practical advice, real-life observations and travel ideas for anyone figuring out Spain and Spanish life
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Spain

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When in Spain offers practical advice, real-life observations and travel ideas for anyone figuring out Spain and Spanish life

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English

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Episodes

How to open a Spanish bank account – WIS011 - When in Spain

8/8/2018
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This week I explain how to open a Spanish bank account whether you're a resident or non-resident in Spain. I look at the process and paperwork whether opening an account online or in person. I give a rundown of the major Spanish banks and some lesser-known ones and assess what kind of bank accounts are available and talk about how to avoid hidden bank charges and fees. All that plus my own personal experience of opening an account with CaixaBank.

Duration:00:51:00

The Spanish NIE & Residency – Why you need it and how to get it WIS010 - When in Spain

8/1/2018
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In Episode Ten of When in Spain I look at how to get the all-important Spanish NIE number and residency card. In this show I'll explain why it's crucial to get the NIE if you're planning to live, work, study, retire or buy a property in Spain. I'll guide you through the application process and talk about the frustrations and challenges of getting hold of this piece of paperwork that is the key to living in Spain.

Duration:00:47:04

Madrid No Frills – Uncovering the unpretentious, offbeat and forgotten Madrid WIS009 - When in Spain

7/25/2018
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In Episode Nine of When in Spain I meet Leah who runs the Madrid No Frills blog. We talk about humble neighbourhood bars and try to define what makes them 'no-frills'. We discuss the often overlooked corners of the Spanish capital, unspoken history and touch on the human stories from Madrid's residents old and new. Listen out for the 'Duck Church', an irreverent atheist place of worship tucked away in the Lavapiés barrio where Sunday mass is given by Leo Bassi an ex-circus performer...

Duration:00:17:23

Thinking Spanglish – A survivors guide to learning Spanish WIS008 - When in Spain

7/18/2018
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In episode eight of When in Spain I talk to Melissa from Thinking Spanglish, a blog described as a 'survivors guide' to learning Spanish, aimed at helping people overcome their fear of learning and improving Spanish. We answer the 'dreaded' question, should you or shouldn't you learn Spanish to live in Spain? Can you survive without it...? We find out. We also look at language learning resources, the challenges and rewards of learning Spanish, some top tips for language learning and of...

Duration:00:40:49

Teaching English in Spain WIS007 - When in Spain

7/10/2018
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Ever contemplated ditching the 9-5 office job and escaping to sunnier climes to teaching English abroad? In this episode I interview friend and fellow EFL teacher Liam Hoofe about teaching English as a foreign language in Spain. We compare notes about our experiences in the classroom, job hunting and teaching English around the world. We offer advice on how to get into teaching EFL, what qualifications you need, how much you can expect to earn, the different places where you can teach in...

Duration:00:47:47

Why are Spaniards so obsessed with milk? Linguistically speaking! WIS006 - When in Spain

7/6/2018
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In episode 6 of When in Spain Paul goes out to buy milk and gets thinking about the strange and colourful Spanish expressions that revolve around milk or 'la leche'. Learn some of these milky expressions in this episode and find out about their origins. Also, Paul looks ahead to future When in Spain shows and talks about collaborations and subjects and themes you can expect to hear in the coming months. More colour pieces on culture and lifestyle, more practical how to guides and a look at...

Duration:00:19:40

Where to rent in Spain – Cities & Neighbourhoods WIS005 When in Spain - When in Spain

7/4/2018
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In episode five of When in Spain we take a whistle-stop tour around Spain's four biggest cities in search of the best neighbourhoods to rent rooms and apartments. We compare Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia and Seville. Paul gives a flavour of dozens of neighbourhoods, from the hip and trendy, to the studenty, traditional and family friendly. He also looks at what kind of properties you can expect to find and sorts the cheap from the expensive. There should be something to cater for every taste...

Duration:01:10:08

Renting a room or apartment in Spain WIS004 - When in Spain

6/17/2018
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Want to live and work in Spain? Maybe just visit? Or just curious about the Spanish way of life? Recorded in Madrid, When in Spain offers practical advice, real-life observations and travel ideas for anyone figuring out Spain and the Spanish way of life.

Duration:01:05:04

Spain’s Festivals – Feria de San Isidro WIS003 - When in Spain

6/17/2018
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Want to live and work in Spain? Maybe just visit? Or just curious about the Spanish way of life? Recorded in Madrid, When in Spain offers practical advice, real-life observations and travel ideas for anyone figuring out Spain and the Spanish way of life.

Duration:00:28:20

Exploring Madrid – La Latina WIS002 - When in Spain

6/17/2018
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Want to live and work in Spain? Maybe just visit? Or just curious about the Spanish way of life? Recorded in Madrid, When in Spain offers practical advice, real-life observations and travel ideas for anyone figuring out Spain and the Spanish way of life.

Duration:00:37:52

Welcome to When in Spain! WIS001 - When in Spain

6/17/2018
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Want to live and work in Spain? Maybe just visit? Or just curious about the Spanish way of life? Recorded in Madrid, When in Spain offers practical advice, real-life observations and travel ideas for anyone figuring out Spain and the Spanish way of life.

Duration:00:17:27