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Expat stories needed 0 General
Hi, I am looking for expats who would be willing to talk to me for my new book. You would be kept anonymous and ...
started by: AnnieP-510608 · last update: 1469101489 · posted: 1469101489
Spanish Citizenship 0 General
We have had many enquiries since the Brexit referendum about how to get Spanish citizenship so we thought we'd p...
started by: Madge · last update: 1467817471 · posted: 1467817471
Blanes 20 years ago . 0 General
Hello, I worked in Blanes 20 years ago and returned there last week what a difference ..  Doe...
started by: bretonlion · last update: 1464004703 · posted: 1464004703
A Question of Grass 1 Home & Garden
Recently moved to the region and currently working on my garden. I would like grow lawn in the garden (size of appr...
started by: fgalal · last update: 1459229290 · posted: 1458902560
UK EU Referendum 0 General
If anyone is interested and want the UK to stay in the EU, you can vote in the referendum. If you have li...
started by: Rainbow-509461 · last update: 1455802517 · posted: 1455802517
clearing out 2 Home & Garden
Just discovered segundamano.es which is a bit like Gumtree. So I've put lots of things in for sale. So for made ...
started by: bigben-859970 · last update: 1455232350 · posted: 1445450412
cat 10 Pets & Animals
Hi, does anybody know where I could get a kitten or an adult cat needing a home , please ?
started by: mrswoman-10058930 · last update: 1454129242 · posted: 1451830846
Sherry 2 General
Where is the best place to buy sherry?  We don't need it in bottles, en vrac would be fine. Many tha...
started by: penelope-499784 · last update: 1453741996 · posted: 1453490531
half a dozen expats 8 General
Are there really just half a dozen expats out there? There was a guy looking for info on sailing at Roses. Is th...
started by: bigben-859970 · last update: 1453380098 · posted: 1426198378
Housesitting - is it a good option? 22 Home & Garden
Hello - We are thinking of going away for a month later this year and I'm not keen on leaving the house e...
started by: movingsoon-994566 · last update: 1453277707 · posted: 1427306210
Where to live on the Costa Brava? 8 General
Hi All hope someone can advise me on the best place to live on the Costa Brava? My Husband and I thinking of mov...
started by: sarah deligny-244019 · last update: 1452278368 · posted: 1427368982
New shower room 3 Home & Garden
We want to redo our shower room, new w.c.,sink, shower area and new tiles on walls and floors.We also need a&nbs...
started by: gillianh · last update: 1452204243 · posted: 1449151945
Comedy nights in english? 3 Entertainment
Do any of the brit bars do stand-up comedy nights? Been a long time since I have seen a good comedian.
started by: inspainatlast · last update: 1451476151 · posted: 1427102498
Ski camp for kids 0 Families & Kids
I have 2 girls, 12 and 10 years old, who want to go to Spanish speaking (not Catalan because they only speak Eng...
started by: californiabeth · last update: 1450889656 · posted: 1450889656
Changes to State Pension age for women 0 General
I'd love to know how this was thought of - the format for the dates for retirement!!! Date of birth lottery!...
started by: patty-549001 · last update: 1450028740 · posted: 1450028740
long stay car parks/ garaging 6 Cars, Bikes & Driving
Dear all,  Can anyone help us with ideas for where to park our car when we fly into Girona or Barcel...
started by: sarahnik · last update: 1446656503 · posted: 1441018000
Be nice, help each other, pass on info 10 General
Sometimes the obvious is not clear until somebody points it out. Like when bigben suggested that there was great...
started by: edward-10042650 · last update: 1445470808 · posted: 1441843982
Villa Registration 0 Sport & Leisure
We are a UK family looking to book a villa in Costa Brava.  The villa is advertised on a well known site. &...
started by: greenfields-399251 · last update: 1444063504 · posted: 1444063504
Catalan fish prep knife 1 Food & Drink
hi, I watched a video on you tube Clean A Turbot and a large round bladed knife was used. This was called a Cata...
started by: Lescypres-873147 · last update: 1440854844 · posted: 1440412078
Chip Butty 6 General
A chip butty for Marino. We spent a very pleasant night in Roses last night (€56 in a nice hotel hal...
started by: bigben-859970 · last update: 1440851470 · posted: 1434302463
House cleaning S'Agaro , seasonal , week... 3 Home & Garden
hi does anyone know of a reliable cleaning company in the S'Agaro area ? We would need someone to come  in ...
started by: unauna2014 · last update: 1440109649 · posted: 1439762112
Liverpool to win Prem League ?? 0 Sport & Leisure
Hi Steve, last year you said Liverpool would finish ahead of Spurs, you even put money on it. Still waiting to h...
started by: edward-10042650 · last update: 1439649261 · posted: 1439649261
Staying Cool 2 General
Oh dear me ! Is it hot, or is it hot here in Costa Brava ? Any suggestions on what is the best drink to cool dow...
started by: edward-10042650 · last update: 1437484413 · posted: 1436217022
Ring road around Palafrugell to the nort... 2 Cars, Bikes & Driving
Looking at Michelin satellite images there seems to have been some work done on building a road that would conne...
started by: Imogen-859891 · last update: 1436807679 · posted: 1431956314
The truth about dogs in Spain 4 General
We have been living around this area for the last 15 years. We have always been deeply interested in dogs. 12 ye...
started by: edward-10042650 · last update: 1435879748 · posted: 1435002824
Help improve the lives of millions of an... 7 General
We have a unique opportunity to ask our respective MEPs to support a Written Declaration which will improve the ...
started by: Airyfairy · last update: 1435844201 · posted: 1435741585
Holidaying in Spain 11 Pets & Animals
Can anyone give a definitive answer to the rules and regulations on holidaying in the Palafrugell area with a pe...
started by: Gary Bonnette · last update: 1435702748 · posted: 1434407680
An Important First for Animals in Spain 0 General
ACTIN, in collaboration with San Animal and Cruz Azul have announced the National Animal Welfare Conference to...
started by: Airyfairy · last update: 1434626862 · posted: 1434626862
holiday let 1 General
we are looking to rent a holiday property in january 2 to 3 weeks near coast and rail line contact if you have a...
started by: charlie s · last update: 1433933682 · posted: 1433336305
Urgent- Beagle found in Murcia - with fr... 2 Pets & Animals
Help is needed to rescue a Beagle female that has been found by a spanish resident in Murcia.  The lady doe...
started by: summer-538671 · last update: 1433443748 · posted: 1433167445
If you care, please sign 1 General
http://www.actin-spain.com/dogs-locked-in-a-container/  A small charity is trying to rescue a numb...
started by: Airyfairy · last update: 1432212072 · posted: 1432063234
English Sauceges 5 General
I'm  over her now eating the local food but what I really miss is English sausages. Please, please, please ...
started by: marino-975740 · last update: 1431714876 · posted: 1430353698
Room Required in Tordera. 1 General
Please if anybody can help me! I need to rent a Room in Tordera Costa Brava for June,July and August. I nee...
started by: Teresa-10034859 · last update: 1431590307 · posted: 1430923604
Poll about your opinion of Costa Brava f... 1 Entertainment
Hello everyone! I'm creating a new project about some activities in Costa Brava! Your opinion will be so importa...
started by: miriamclau · last update: 1431543105 · posted: 1431295009
House Swaps 4 General
Bayleaf mentioned house swaps in a recent posting. We had been thinking about doing something like this. Can Ang...
started by: marino-975740 · last update: 1431456008 · posted: 1427909184
Emigrating the UK? 0 Entertainment
Hello. I'm looking to speak to people who have made the decision to leave the UK and move abroad for a potential...
started by: EllieGibbs · last update: 1431101242 · posted: 1431101242
Thinking of Going Back to the UK 0 Non-local
House for sale? Wishing to Go Back to the UK? Want to return "home"? Many have taken the leap to move to France ...
started by: membgb · last update: 1430842709 · posted: 1430765640
Books 3 General
We are having a sort out and have some books we no longer want - Is there a second hand book shop or somewhere i...
started by: Versa-2 · last update: 1430523585 · posted: 1430237099
Coupons - Discounts 7 General
Back in the UK I used to get a lot of coupons for discounts on shopping, out of magazines, newspapers or just pi...
started by: 173westman · last update: 1430390195 · posted: 1428957038
justfab.es 8 General
Hello, Just wondering if anyone has ever ordered from the shoe website justfab.es ? If so, is it a reliable site...
started by: peregrine-860349 · last update: 1430308889 · posted: 1427877983
Romasanta 3 Entertainment
Last night I watched a DVD of the film Romasanta (Werewolf Hunt). It is set in Spain during the 1800s and is app...
started by: abcxyz-994567 · last update: 1430248385 · posted: 1429524046
Choosing Olive Oil 15 Food & Drink
Everytime I go to the shops I'm amazed by the huge variety of different olive oils available. I now the intenso ...
started by: movingsoon-994566 · last update: 1430248205 · posted: 1429090724
May 7 0 Non-local
So ! Who will form the next government with the SNP ?
started by: marino-975740 · last update: 1430241829 · posted: 1430241829
Easter procession 2 General
I went to an easter procession today and during one part they released birds. I hadn't noticed that before at pr...
started by: inspainatlast · last update: 1428784745 · posted: 1428258660
Oven Pride oven cleaner 5 General
Hi I know this is sad but can you buy Oven Pride oven cleaner in the Costa Brava Many thanks Teddy...
started by: Sooty46 · last update: 1427921139 · posted: 1427830789
Ideas for easter break 3 General
We're thinking of having a little getaway over easter - has anyone seen any good offers, or know about anything ...
started by: 173westman · last update: 1427221690 · posted: 1425583645
General Election 2 1 Non-local
Ed announced today  that he will not go in with SNP. David will not go with SNP or ukip. LibDems will not g...
started by: marino-975740 · last update: 1426867946 · posted: 1426543459
General Election in UK 7 Non-local
In just over eight weeks on May 7th the general election is being held in the UK. What do you think of the perfo...
started by: marino-975740 · last update: 1426867911 · posted: 1425824402
Cooking apples 3 Food & Drink
Is it possible to get cooking apples here? I've only seen the golden delicious and similar...
started by: abcxyz-994567 · last update: 1426780147 · posted: 1426704323
Sailing from Roses 3 Sport & Leisure
Hi Has anyone advise on keeping a yacht  in Roses.  UK registered French Insured. Any he...
started by: johndbl-518875 · last update: 1426101480 · posted: 1425757967