1 year abroad – Life in SPAIN

Couple in front of the Castillo de Colomares

Just like that…1 year went by! It has officially been over a year since we moved to beautiful and sunny Malaga. We left Canada with expectations of this life we were about to create, about our weekends traveling Europe and looked forward to not having snow between December and April. And wow it was everything […]

5 MUST DO ROAD TRIPS FROM MALAGA

Three spots in Southern Spain -Ronda Bridge, Benalmadena viewpoint and Colomares Castle

Malaga is a great city to have as a home base if you want to travel around southern Spain. Southern Spain has so much to offer. I highly recommend taking the time to explore this part part of the country. Malaga is a city that already has lots of things to do but is also […]

Road trip to Benalmadena from Malaga

Colomares Castle - Castillo de Colomares

Benalmadena, a town located on the Costa del Sol, only 12 km from Malaga. Benalmadena has the beautiful mediterranean weather. It has mild winters and quite hot summers. Known for different attractions that we will talk about later on. HOW TO GET THERE? When we visit cities near Malaga we like to switch up ways […]

Life abroad – 6 months update

A couple sitting at the port in Malaga having a glass of wine

Just like that! It has been 6 months since we moved abroad. If you just stumbled on this blog post maybe from Pinterest I’ll tell you a bit about our story. My husband and I are Canadians who moved to Malaga because of a job opportunity and because…let’s be honest, who doesn’t want to live […]

Moving abroad? – OUR FULL STORY

Viewpoint in Malaga Spain from the gibralfaro viewpoint

My name is Alannah and I am an expat from Canada. I currently live in beautiful and sunny Malaga with my husband. I wanted to share a bit about our story. We always dream of traveling and exploring new countries. Everytime we get an opportunity we book a flight somewhere. Our first trip together was […]

Three Kings festivities in Malaga

Three kings float in Spain

The Three Kings Day is January 6th. It is known as the day when kids get to open their presents and Spaniards enjoy Roscon de Reyes. Usually on the 5th kids write letters to the kings with all the gifts they wish to receive. The Christian Bible says that three kings or wise man (Melchior, […]

Christmas in Malaga, Spain

christmas lights on church entrance and christmas tree with ornaments and lights

Christmas of 2018 was our first Christmas abroad. We had moved to southern Spain just 3 months prior. We were excited and looking forward to all the festivities in our new city! As christmas started approaching we noticed all the lights going up, especially on Calle Larios. If you don’t know, Calle Larios is a […]

Expat Story: Kate now living in Madrid.

Building in Madrid, Spain

Madrid is located in central Spain for those that don’t know. Collin has visited Madrid many times and I’ve been there once. It a busy city with a beautiful park called Retiro Park and many other must see places. Kate is a product manager who moved to Spain from England. Her story is very interesting, […]