Dating in spain
What they don’t read about are the thousands of young families who have moved to Spain and who would love to move back to the UK, if they only could afford to as they have no money.Or the ones who have moved back already having realised their mistake in moving to Spain in the first place.I’ve been living in Nerja which is a coastal town with nice sandy beach on the Costa del Sol of Spain, I won’t bore you with my tales of woe but I wanted to write this to let off some steam but also to warn anyone thinking of moving to Spain to be very careful.At least move to Spain with your eyes wide open – aware of all the negatives about living in Spain. Linda Whitehead is Also Moving Back to the UK Strong Response From Rachel Jay is Also Depressed in Spain Sammy From Murcia Writes In…It is like you are doing them a favour by shopping there! Often I end up going to the local town hall and being sent from one department to another where I am told conflicting advice. If you are coming to live in Spain bring a photocopier! Everyone seems so desperate that getting cheated is a story every expat I know can tell.I personally put a €8,000 deposit down on an apartment and the estate agent did a runner with my cash.I figured that with so many expats living in Spain that there must be a bundle of potential new business opportunities or companies looking for staff. I soon found out that jobs and opportunities in Spain were few and far between apart from the obvious ones.
The councils just don’t seem to invest back into the community, instead the money collected from me in taxes is blown up – literally – by stunning firework displays that even Disney would be proud of.If you really MUST try living in Spain then don’t sell your house in the UK, don’t burn all your bridges, try live in Spain for 6 months or 1 year by renting a house for that length of time.Then you can truly decide and you can move back to the UK or wherever you came from originally without ruining your life. Editor’s note – This article is a reader’s opinion of life in Spain, it is not shared by us but it does represent the thinking of many people who currently live in Spain or of those who have subsequently moved back to their home country.Trouble is Spain is very close to some very poor African countries and there are lots of poor immigrants, mostly illegal, who will do anything to survive. I hate how I now work harder in Spain than I ever did in the UK.
I moved to Spain with savings of £15,000, now I have pretty much nothing but the shirt on my back.
When I go shopping in Spain, despite a so called recession I don’t see shops dropping the prices, I don’t see special offers, I don’t see much evidence of competition between retailers.