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  • 5 Incredible Budget Travel Tips For Spain

    How to travel to Spain and save money too.

  • Food in Spain

    What do people eat in Spain? Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz…..it’s Dinner Time. Dinner in Spain is served late. Not just late by UK and US standards. Late by anyone standards. Or at least anyone who eats dinner before 10pm. Maybe it is due to waiting for the heat of the day to subside and the appetite to return with [...]

  • No Excuses for Overstaying Schengen Visa in Europe

    Question: Will I get in trouble if I overstay my visa in Spain to work because I don’t have enough money to go home? Answer: Hello Whitney, It is difficult for me to believe that you do not have, or cannot borrow, $500 for a flight back to the USA. It is even more inconceivable [...]

  • Travel Through Europe on Spain Student Visa

    Question: Can my daughter travel to Norway on a Spanish student permit? Answer: Hello Jessica, It is understandable that your daughter wants to travel to other European countries while studying abroad in Spain, but the current immigration infrastructure in Europe makes doing so legally a little complicated. There are two ways to look at your [...]

  • How to Become a European Resident Through Marriage

    Question: How can a UK citizen marry a non EU citizen in Europe? Answer: Hello Chloe, It seems as if there is only one thing for you to do if you want to get married, stay together, and do everything as legally as possible: return to England and get married in your home country. Getting [...]

  • Experience of Overstaying Visa in Spain

    The following letter was from a reader who wanted to share her experience of overstaying a tourist visa in Spain. Although she did overstay and was not yet punished for it, it is my impression that her summation of her experience and advice to other travelers is right on. —— Letter from Laura about overstaying [...]

  • Spain Visa

    Travel Visas to Spain This is a page all about visas to Spain. It includes information on tourist, student, work, spousal, and other types of visas as well as a collection of reader questions that I have answered. Submit information and links about how to obtain travel visas to Spain. How did you get your [...]

  • Red Flag on Passports for Overstayed Visas

    If I overstay my Schengen visa will a red flag be put on my passport? It is true that your passport can be “red flagged” by the Schengen immigration authorities. This often happens in cases of travelers getting caught for overstaying their visas: they are processed, fined (or banned), and their passport information is entered [...]

  • By Bike: From Lisbon, Portugal to France

    By Bike: From Lisbon, Portugal to France Oeiras, Portugal October 21, 2007Homepage: http://canciondelvagabundo.googlepages.comMy New Steed.Mira and her decked out ride.This is the plan. Mira and I just bought two new, blue mountain bikes from the Decathlon in Lisbon yesterday. We then attached a couple of gear racks and rear view mirrors on them and then [...]

  • Back in the USA

    Upstate New YorkJuly 10, 2007“. . . even a rolling stone requires an occasional handful of moss.”-Harry Franck, Working North from PatagoniaAlpacas in Bosque de Piedras, Peru, 2001.As I ended up back in the USA I figure that I am afforded the opportunity to think through some of my previous travels and dig into the [...]