Category Archives: Work

Moving to Spain a little later in life – a journey of personal growth & reinvention with Cepee Tabibian



Are you thinking of starting a new life in Spain but feel like you’ve left it too late? Do you want to break free of your routine and start a journey of reinvention, self-discovery and personal growth? Is it too late to change your life when you’re already in your 30s, 40s, 50s and beyond? … Continue reading Moving to Spain a little later in life – a journey of personal growth & reinvention with Cepee Tabibian


Madrid vs Barcelona – comparing the incomparable with Daniel Welsch



The great Spanish city face-off. Yes, it’s the question so many people ask – which city is best, Madrid or Barcelona? And it’s a difficult question to give a definitive answer to! To help me compare these two amazing Spanish cities I speak to Daniel Welsch who has the great privilege of actually living in … Continue reading Madrid vs Barcelona – comparing the incomparable with Daniel Welsch


Happy as a Partridge – Author Kate Boyle on Life & Love in Madrid



Author, Kate Boyle talks about her novel Happy as a Partridge – Life and Love in Madrid. Kate spent two-and-a-half years living and teaching English in Madrid. Kate recounts her own experience of living in the Spanish capital which inspired her to write her first book whose protagonist is Evie Fuller, a girl approaching her thirties … Continue reading Happy as a Partridge – Author Kate Boyle on Life & Love in Madrid


Spain vs England – The cultures collide! WIS012



Spain vs England! I examine the cultural differences between Spain and the UK with the help of some of my Spanish friends who live and work in England. Let battle commence! I chat with Paula, Diego, Pedro and English ally Dan about the pros and cons of living in Spain and the UK, the things … Continue reading Spain vs England – The cultures collide! WIS012


The Spanish NIE & Residency – Why you need it and how to get it WIS010



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 … Continue reading The Spanish NIE & Residency – Why you need it and how to get it WIS010


Teaching English in Spain, experiences, advice & qualifications



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 … Continue reading Teaching English in Spain, experiences, advice & qualifications


Welcome to When in Spain! WIS001



¿What is this When in Spain…? Ever wanted to know what it’s like to live, work and play in Spain? Yes? Well, click on the play button above and I’ll tell you…Or better still, subscribe to the podcast!  When in Spain is a weekly podcast series, recorded in Madrid (and other parts of Spain) accompanied by this blog, where I’ll … Continue reading Welcome to When in Spain! WIS001