How to Stay in Spain More Than 90 Days as an American

Do sangrias, siestas and sunshine call to you? Would you like to stay or live in Spain long term? Would you like to stay longer than the 90 days allowed on your American passport? You can and I'll tell you exactly how to do it. As an American, your valid U.S. passport only allows you …

Why Spain?

As a recently retired American expat living in Spain, it is one of the most frequent questions I get. Of all the places in the world, why did we choose to move to Spain? Why not stay in sunny San Diego? Why not retire to Arizona or Florida? Why not Mexico or Costa Rica or …

Moving to Spain as an American: What I Wish I Knew

Are you an American thinking about moving to Spain? Whether you are moving for work, to retire abroad (like us) or to soak up Spanish culture on a sabbatical or a gap year, we would like to share our experiences. Avoid our mistakes Learn our top challenges and how to avoid them Learn our top …

Living in Europe: Just Weeks Away

It is still difficult to believe we are here. Only one small hurdle stands between us and our (read "my") 5-year plan to retire and live in Europe. I am grateful to have a significant other who is willing to indulge me my dream. We have gathered and submitted all the paperwork for the residence …

Top 5 Non Schengen Countries in Europe to Visit

A fantastic intro to some excellent Non-Schengen destinations in the European region! When your 90-day EU passport stamp has expired, escape to one or more of these fascinating locations before jumping back into Europe. Thanks to Tommo & Megsy at FoodFunTravel.com for sharing! -- Lane Beck, 5 April, 2018, San Diego, CA A list of …

Top 5 Non Schengen Countries in Europe to Visit

March 1, 2018, San Diego, CA, Lane Beck This awesome list contains my Plan B, Plan C and Plan D! Always have a backup for your backup. Not yet sure which destinations correspond to which plan, but that is part of the adventure! _______________________ A list of our favourite non schengen countries in Europe to …

E-Residency in Estonia for Digital Nomads — What This Means to You & Why You Should Apply

The tribe of digital nomads is growing fast and becoming big worldwide. If you are one of them, you probably would have heard of or traveled in Estonia. Digital nomads are loving this country like… — Read on medium.com/@GoGoPlaces/e-residency-in-estonia-for-digital-nomads-what-this-means-to-you-why-you-should-apply-d3c24ab91ca5

What is a certified Spanish translation and how to get it – Bucking the Trend

Don't mess with the [Spanish Consulate] bull or you'll get the horns! Get those visa docs translated officially, kids! What is a certified Spanish translation and how to get it - Bucking the Trend — Read on bucking-the-trend.com/certified-spanish-translation/

How To Retire In Europe Permanently Using The Spanish Non-Lucrative Visa

The Spanish Non-Lucrative Visa has been my goal for the last four years... and it gets closer every day! Is anyone else on this same journey? Let's Connect. Thanks to Jed from Bucking the Trend for blazing the trail and for writing about it. It is personally inspiring to me that he has seen the …