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The advantages of the EU from an expat point of view  Posted on 10/17/2011
At a time when the Euro is receiving much criticism and many people are even questioning the future of the European Union, it is worth remembering the advantages that the EU has to offer from an expat point of view. -Labour mobility: First...
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Discovering the Highlands  Posted on 10/10/2011
Last weekend I decided to go away and explore the Highlands, after having spent five years living in Glasgow I thought it was time to visit this beautiful part of the world. I had great expectations ahead of my trip, as friends that have...
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Comparing The Old Firm with the Spanish Classico  Posted on 09/29/2011
One of the main advantages of being an expat is that if you like football you are in a priviledged position to compare footballing styles accross the globe. Football is one of my biggest passions in live and I regularly watch games of the...
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A rant about Scottish trains  Posted on 09/13/2011
Mark Montanana I usually consider Scotland to be a more advanced country than my native Spain. For example, having gone to university in both countries I can attest that the quality of teaching in Scotland is far superior to Spain. However...
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A beach party in Scotland  Posted on 09/01/2011
Last Saturday I attended a beach party on the shore of the island of Inchmurrin in Loch Lomond. This was a work day out event organised by my employer, a Scottish full service digital agency. I have to admit that the idea of having a beach...
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Spanish Bureaucracy Abroad  Posted on 08/05/2011
Getting any official paperwork done in Spain is not usually a straightforward process. It usually involves long queues, having trouble making appointment; in a nutshell it tests your patience to the limit. About a year ago I had trouble...
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My first music festival experience  Posted on 07/13/2011
Last weekend I went with my friends to the T in Park festival in Perthshire. This was my first music festival experience and one that I will never forget. The festival is really well organised and it caters from all the music tastes, as a...
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My visit to the Glasgow Science Centre  Posted on 07/04/2011
I know the title of my post might sound a bit geeky but since I was at school I have always been into maths and science. Last weekend my parents came to visit me from Spain and I proposed to them visiting the Glasgow Science Centre. I have...
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Why I like the Scottish weather  Posted on 06/27/2011
After having moved to Scotland in 2006, I am often asked questions like why I have moved here if it is wet and cold all the time. Most people seem puzzled to hear that I quite like the weather here and as a matter of fact I prefer the...
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