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Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 21st February 2008, 09:14 PM
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Don´t let the negative posts get you down, sure...

Don´t let the negative posts get you down, sure it´s really hard to move to a new country and it might be dificult to find work but you are in a really good position to try it out! If you have a...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 20th February 2008, 10:00 PM
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Hello, just wanted to warn you..Málaga on the...

Hello, just wanted to warn you..Málaga on the website you found actually refers to Málaga province, some of the places you saw....like Nerja or Frigiliana for example, are at least an hours drive...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 17th February 2008, 01:04 AM
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Hi! Anyone who reads this should know that...

Hi!

Anyone who reads this should know that there have been changes to the rules for nacionality since this article was published...for instance you no longer need to present documentation of your...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 17th February 2008, 12:52 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 28,439
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You´re right dave! VS, in order to loose your...

You´re right dave! VS, in order to loose your citizenship in the states you would have to sign a sworn statement in front of a US oficial...

The other side is true as well, although actually you...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 16th February 2008, 12:44 PM
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not exactly, I was speaking about a child born in...

not exactly, I was speaking about a child born in Spain....at the moment of their birth, which is not the same as a person who is now an adult and already posesses another nacionality. The...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 15th February 2008, 11:46 PM
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Posted By virgeved
I think America, or at least in my case...growing...

I think America, or at least in my case...growing up in Miami, is too inter-cultural to have a dominant culture. I think this is one of the biggest misunderstandings about the US, people assume that...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 15th February 2008, 11:34 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 28,439
Posted By virgeved
Spanish Nacionality

You can claim nacionality if your father is Spanish or has spanish nacionality, but not if he was born and raised to foreign parents in Spain. Spain has a law that a child born in Spain is not...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 2nd February 2008, 02:12 PM
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Views: 65,151
Posted By virgeved
OBAMA 2008!!!!!

Hello,

I just want to encourage all you North Americans living abroad, and those of you who are living in the USA as well, to take a stand and VOTE! This is a critical election and our chance to...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 2nd February 2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 95,429
Posted By virgeved
A student visa en Spain allows you to work a...

A student visa en Spain allows you to work a maximum of 20 hours a week, in a job that does not conflict with your school schedule. for example if you have class in the afternoon you can only work...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 23rd January 2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 28,439
Posted By virgeved
I am not playing with any nacionality....I am...

I am not playing with any nacionality....I am only American because I was born there...in USA they determine nacionality with ´ius soli´, which means that a person only has to be born in the country...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 21st January 2008, 12:47 PM
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Posted By virgeved
I am not critisizing the Spanish...soy Española y...

I am not critisizing the Spanish...soy Española y Americana....tengo los dos pasaportes....bueno tengo 3....USA, Italia, España

When I spoke about not being able to make friends I was talking...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 21st January 2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 28,439
Posted By virgeved
Unhappy A note to Ben

A note to Ben: I think this post is a little out of line....maybe it IS time to close this forum as some are unable to show respect for others.
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 19th January 2008, 05:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,339
Posted By virgeved
I think Boston is better than New York and...

I think Boston is better than New York and Granada is the best city in Spain...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 19th January 2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 33,855
Posted By virgeved
Good Luck! Such good advice!!!! I agree...

Good Luck!

Such good advice!!!! I agree that the number 9 is a big one! Even my Spanish friends are mostly working for 600 or 700 euros a month and living with their parents....the job market is...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 19th January 2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 28,439
Posted By virgeved
Thumbs up I agree that we should keep it civil

;)


How come Flamenco is culture and Jazz is entertainment?
Is Spanish tortilla culture and New Orleans Gumbo just food?

In Madrid there are great jazz bars and two restaurants dedicated...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 17th January 2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 28,439
Posted By virgeved
The times they are a-changin

I want to add just one more thing because I realize that the last post was a little negative...the point is...we are living in an amazing, unique and very important time in history because...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 17th January 2008, 12:23 PM
Replies: 96
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Posted By virgeved
How innocent are we....REALLY?

Okay I´ll take the first point...It doesn´t count to more about the states if what you know is wrong and just based on the crap you see on television. Second, one of the problems that people have...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 16th January 2008, 10:58 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 28,439
Posted By virgeved
What are those ignorant, uncultured Spaniards...

What are those ignorant, uncultured Spaniards doing in my postgraduate, masters level course at a top university in Madrid?

I have to disagree because my political family, who are all from a tiny...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 15th January 2008, 10:25 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 28,439
Posted By virgeved
The nice thing about being a tourist is that you...

The nice thing about being a tourist is that you are welcome anywhere!
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 14th January 2008, 11:25 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 28,439
Posted By virgeved
I´m better off not telling them

I want to say why I originally posted this question because sometimes I think I might give the impression that I´m angry about the things people say or that I´m really sensitive but the truth is I...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 12th January 2008, 12:44 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 28,439
Posted By virgeved
Really? I thought everybody always picked Sweden..

Really? I thought everybody always picked Sweden..
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 11th January 2008, 10:18 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 28,439
Posted By virgeved
I don´t really mind that much if people criticize...

I don´t really mind that much if people criticize the USA....if they have a good point and know the facts behind it, however the most annoying times are when people say silly, rude or just cruel...
Forum: Learning Spanish 4th January 2008, 11:33 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 125,180
Posted By virgeved
Smile I found that when I was learning Spanish it...

I found that when I was learning Spanish it really helped to force myself to think in Spanish during the day...I would start small, about 5 minutes a day, looking at objects and forcing myself to say...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 4th January 2008, 11:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,735
Posted By virgeved
Hello Magda, I think you will find it difficult...

Hello Magda,
I think you will find it difficult to find a job here if you don´t speak Spanish, however I think that in one year you could definately pick up enough spanish to work here.
It is...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 4th January 2008, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,641
Posted By virgeved
There really isn´t a way to put those two words...

There really isn´t a way to put those two words together in Spanish...it would be something like....soy Americana de orígen Irlandés, still most Spaniards wouldn´t really care if your family has its...
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