Greetings Insiders Abroad Readers! I’m a long time resident of Spain, having lived in Madrid, Sitges, Barcelona and Galicia for almost 30 years. Earlier careers with multi-national corporations also placed me in the U.K., Istanbul, Mexico City, and Caracas, so I know a thing or two about being an expat! My roots trace back to Wisconsin (USA) with an education from the University of Michigan.
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Mary originally hails from the Isle of Wight in Southern England, but has lived in Seville, the capital of Andalucia since 2010. She started writing her blog I Know a Little Place in Seville not long after and has since lifted the lid on some the most off the beaten track secrets in the city.
My name is Dawn R. Starr. I am a forensic psychologist by trade, but my real passions are music, dance, food and travel. My wanderlust and worldwide curiosity has taken me from hole-in- the-wall, locals-only spots to well-heeled locales in 36 countries.
I married Mr. C on June 27, 2015 in Chicago, IL. Ever since then, he has been asking me to share adventures with him. We spent a year in Valencia, Spain and are currently in Los Angeles, CA.
Our motto in life is that if you are looking at life correctly, every experience is an adventure. Follow their adventures at www.adventureswithmrc.com.
Nathan Brenville is a freelance illustrator and animator, who recently gave up life in London to live full time in Madrid. He keeps an illustrated blog about his experiences at www.madridguiri.com.
Portuguese digital geek and travel writer sharing value-for-money tips around the world in the Geeky Explorer travel blog. I was born in the Azores Islands (bonus points for those who know exactly where that is!) and I am currently living in sunny Barcelona, Spain.
Fiona Pitt-Kethley is a writer and poet that lives with chessGM husband and son in Cartagena, Spain. Into snorkelling, minerals, music, cycling, fishing, hill-walks, food, film and cats.
Ali Meehan is an English expat and has lived in Australia, Spain, Dubai and Thailand. She is now very settled in Los Boliches, Fuengirola, Spain. She is founder of costawomen.com, the free, social and business community for Women living in, or planning on moving to Spain.
Marta Rubio was born and raised in Barcelona but moved 7 years ago to The Netherlands. Here she works as an online marketer and started her website HolaBarcelona.nl http://www.holabarcelona.nl/), where she gives advice and local tips to people going to Barcelona in The Netherlands.