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Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 27th October 2010, 07:04 AM
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No-fly travel between Britain and Spain

Fear of flying or perhaps just seeking a change of pace … the travel section of the online Daily Telegraph looks into practical options for no-fly travel between Britain and Spain that hopefully...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 13th October 2010, 04:41 PM
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Views: 203,158
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Match Fixing Claims Still Haunting Hércules

To fill in a bit of the background, for some time now one Enrique Ortiz (who just so happens to be a major shareholder and elected President of newly promoted Hércules CF) has been under...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 27th September 2010, 03:47 PM
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Views: 17,421
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On the grounds of a general lack of liquidity,...

On the grounds of a general lack of liquidity, the prices asked about used cars in Spain has traditionally always been higher when compared to that of the UK. This can be put down to two interacting...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 28th August 2010, 10:02 PM
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Apologies for going off-topic, but in support of...

Apologies for going off-topic, but in support of your observation as to national attitudes concerning corruption in modern day Spain …

Back in March 2009, El PAÍS...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 27th August 2010, 03:59 PM
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In the interests of free speech, I refer you to...

In the interests of free speech, I refer you to the overtly polemic opinions of one ANDREW JENNINGS (http://transparencyinsport.org/andrew_jennings.html) on the subject of Juan Antonio Samaranch and...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 21st August 2010, 04:09 PM
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Views: 6,543
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The most expensive train journey in Spain

According to an article in today’s online edition of the Telegrah.co.uk …

“The most famous luxury train in Spain is El Transcantábrico. It has been chugging through the Cantabrian Mountains and...
Forum: Geek's Corner 19th August 2010, 05:38 PM
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Views: 26,164
Posted By Sagitario
Re: Vodafone Spain Pre-paid 3G internet hardware...

Re: Vodafone Spain Pre-paid 3G internet hardware and access costs for laptops and notebooks … see Internet Móvil Prepago (http://www.vodafone.es/particulares/servicios/modem_usb_pack_prepago/)
...
Forum: Learning Spanish 17th August 2010, 06:05 PM
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Views: 3,560
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Check-out AUDIRIA

Check-out AUDIRIA (http://www.audiria.com/nosotros.php) … recommended to me during the course of one of my Skype intercambio conversations.
Forum: Geek's Corner 17th August 2010, 05:21 PM
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If as you say your daughter will only be studying...

If as you say your daughter will only be studying in Seville for a limited period of time then obviously, any service(s) on a contractual basis would be best avoided. Being that it is the general...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 16th August 2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 14,277
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What a novel suggestion and an absolute...

What a novel suggestion and an absolute non-starter on the grounds of what as the Premiership ever done for the Football League?

Considering the success and the resulting financial power of the...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 16th August 2010, 02:06 PM
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Views: 14,277
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I respectively beg to differ. Being that since...

I respectively beg to differ. Being that since the formation of the Premier League (http://www.premierleague.com/page/History/0,,12306,00.html) (note there is deliberately no reference to the word...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 23rd July 2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 32,866
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Courtesy of The Telegraph.co.uk online … …...

Courtesy of The Telegraph.co.uk online …

… the wit and wisdom (the Telegraph's words, not mine) of one Michael ‘Motormouth’ O’Leary

Part 1...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 20th July 2010, 07:11 AM
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Views: 4,503
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According to the below linked online report, the...

According to the below linked online report, the draw for the ‘La Liga’ 2010 – 2011 fixture list is scheduled to take place today (20th July) at the behest of the Royal Spanish Football Federation...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 1st March 2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,563
Posted By Sagitario
Also, don’t forget the numerous Horchata de Chufa...

Also, don’t forget the numerous Horchata de Chufa outlets (horchaterias) dotted around the city. While these days, the many variants of the sweet, milky looking drink that passes for Horchata...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 26th February 2010, 11:02 AM
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Views: 5,603
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Assuming that the referred to capital sum is from...

Assuming that the referred to capital sum is from the sale of your mother’s sole domestic property and furthermore, she does not retain any beneficial financial interest and / or ownership claims on...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 7th February 2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,906
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I presume you are referring to the Premier Inn...

I presume you are referring to the Premier Inn chain of budget hotels under the ownership of Whitbread PLC, of which there is one that I know of at London Tower Hill >>>>>
...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 9th December 2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,529
Posted By Sagitario
I understand that the referred to BBC Radio...

I understand that the referred to BBC Radio 30-minute documentary concerning World War II attempts undertaken between 1940 and 1942 by the euphemistically named “Knights of St George” (on the orders...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 9th December 2009, 01:06 AM
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Views: 2,671
Posted By Sagitario
While I daresay there are undoubtedly other...

While I daresay there are undoubtedly other offspring of the referred to Galician Diaspora (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fillos_de_Galicia) who made good. The two still living examples that readily...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 9th November 2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,312
Posted By Sagitario
Spain to UK Calls

Always assuming you have a suitable unlocked mobile phone, take a look at Lebara Móvil (Spain) for a PAYG SIM Card to make mobile calls (within Spain) to, amongst other international locations, UK...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 30th October 2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,457
Posted By Sagitario
¡No hablarás en serio! Go and put that statement...

¡No hablarás en serio! Go and put that statement to any American (or Brit for that matter) who currently either works or is living in retirement in Spain and is dependent on receiving forms of income...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 29th October 2009, 06:53 PM
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Views: 6,457
Posted By Sagitario
As richardksa hinted … start saving up, because...

As richardksa hinted … start saving up, because to be honest with you, considering the present relative weakness of the U$ Dollar (together with UK Sterling) against an arguably, overvalued Euro, now...
Forum: Learning Spanish 29th October 2009, 05:23 PM
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Views: 2,517
Posted By Sagitario
Like Robert Ogan, I also use the freely available...

Like Robert Ogan, I also use the freely available services of Lenguajero and as he says, the embedded Tokbox VOIP facility can on occasions be something of a hit or miss experience for Lenguajero...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 30th September 2009, 03:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,739
Posted By Sagitario
ribeirasacra - seeing as you asked, off and on...

ribeirasacra - seeing as you asked, off and on between 1993 and 1998 I spent quite a bit of leisure time in the city of Santiago de Compostela. My doing so had a lot to do with a certain member of...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 26th September 2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,739
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ribeirasacra ... don’t get me started about...

ribeirasacra ... don’t get me started about Galicia and rain. Though, while I’ve reluctantly decided I could never live there for winter climate reasons, I absolutely adore Santiago de Compostela and...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 26th September 2009, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,335
Posted By Sagitario
El Eco

“Banco del Tiempo” or “Mondea Social” as it gradually evolved into, has become much more of a feature in regions of South America (being particularly well established in Argentina) than modern-day...
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