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Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 5th July 2010, 08:45 PM
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Posted By billabongdom
Hi Beckett, I'm an E.U....

Hi Beckett,
I'm an E.U. resident with an Irish passport. I got the original in Galicia some years ago, but have lost it.

Thanks !!
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 1st July 2010, 11:22 PM
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Views: 3,753
Posted By billabongdom
N.I.E. where to get it in Madrid.

Hello there,
I need to open a new bank account here in Madrid but have lost the piece of paper, one is given by the Spanish state with my N.I.E. details. I know the number but for...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 23rd September 2008, 10:06 AM
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Views: 2,090
Posted By billabongdom
Hi Ben, does that apply to one of those...

Hi Ben, does that apply to one of those unlimited tariffs for about 39 euros + taxes deals ? I was also thinking of upgrading my Mac G4 laptop to Macbook Pro, would that make a difference to the...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 20th September 2008, 11:06 AM
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Views: 2,090
Posted By billabongdom
Skype

Hola a todos,
I will be giving English classes through Skype in the very near future and was wondering if anyone out there knows what connection speed I would need to be able to do...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 30th August 2008, 08:56 AM
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Views: 1,996
Posted By billabongdom
Smile Getting Out of Madrid for the day.

Well, for all those people living in Madrid and wanting to get some fresh air from time to time, here are a couple of sites that every weekend head out to the mountains around Madrid usually to the...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 19th November 2007, 12:06 PM
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Views: 3,685
Posted By billabongdom
Which is the best bank to use in Madrid?

Hola a todos !!
Well, at the moment I have an account with Caixa Galicia and recently found out that if I have less than 600 euros in my account they charge me 12 euros every 6...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 25th October 2007, 07:50 AM
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Views: 3,950
Posted By billabongdom
Question Which Internet company should I go for ?

Hello all ! I am about to move into my own flat here in Madrid, and there isn't internet at the moment. Can anyone recommend one of the internet providers. I was thinking about Orange but I have no...
Forum: Intercambios / Meet Ups / Penpals 24th October 2007, 07:37 PM
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Posted By billabongdom
Arrow Intercambio en el Campo !!

Hello ! Are you tired of Intercambios in smoky bars ? Well, this is the chance to meet Spanish/ English speakers, seeing the beautiful province of Madrid at the same time. On Saturday the 27th we are...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 14th March 2007, 12:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,619
Posted By billabongdom
Dentists in Madrid ?

Hola!
Does anyone out there have much experience of Dentists in Spain ?
I don't need any major work done, just a check-up and clean.
I'm off to London for a few days, is it cheaper in...
Forum: Learning Spanish 11th March 2007, 12:55 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 117,572
Posted By billabongdom
Speaking on the phone !!

I would say that you can't speak a language, until, you can speak it on the phone. The phone is a great way to improve your Spanish if you have an intermediate level, one has to concentrate 100%...
Forum: Notes in Spanish Advanced podcast comments 11th March 2007, 11:28 AM
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Views: 12,264
Posted By billabongdom
Smile What could have been !!

Hello !!
If as you mention, Cuba is on the verge of collapse, the reason is that the U.S. could never allow it to prosper, an alternative to capitalism. I agree that Cuba is no Utopia...
Forum: Notes in Spanish Advanced podcast comments 10th March 2007, 01:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,264
Posted By billabongdom
Rubbish about Cuba !!!

Well, I think the reason most people want to visit Cuba while Castro is still alive, is they know it will change, and not for the better. How long will free universal healthcare and education last...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 21st February 2007, 05:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,418
Posted By billabongdom
Cheap mobile calls !! Pay as you go.

Hi there,
well, the new boys on the block are Carrefour (the Supermarket chain) for 10 euros you get a new SIM card and 10 euros of credit and all calls cost 15 cents to all networks...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 30th January 2007, 06:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,486
Posted By billabongdom
Wink Peace and love

I would say it has something to do with the social life, here in Spain, if you can keep away from the costas on the med, Spain beats the U.K. hands down. Also, I think coming from London, that the...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 30th January 2007, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,114
Posted By billabongdom
Thanks lads !! Richard I...

Thanks lads !!
Richard I don't know exactly where I'll be staying but I'm looking for a room north of Retiro.

Ben, with regard to working in companies teaching, is there an...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 29th January 2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,114
Posted By billabongdom
Heading to the big smoke (Madrid)

Well, finally, I've decided to go and live in Madrid for a while, should be there this weekend, all being well. If anyone would like to hook up para tomar algo llámame.

Ciao!!¡ Dominic ...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 29th January 2007, 09:53 AM
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Views: 5,905
Posted By billabongdom
Thank you !!!!!

Thank you !!!!!
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 25th January 2007, 11:32 AM
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Views: 5,905
Posted By billabongdom
Question Becoming Self Employed in Spain.

Hello All,
does anyone out there know, where one starts when wanting to become Self-Employed, in the U.K one pretty much just declares themself self employed and then, it is ones...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 24th January 2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,732
Posted By billabongdom
Thanks Ben! Yes, I was...

Thanks Ben!
Yes, I was thinking about teaching in companies as I'm teaching teenagers and young adults here and would prefer to teach people a little more mature, I know that sounds...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 23rd January 2007, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,732
Posted By billabongdom
Cool Teaching in Madrid

Hola a todos,
ahora mismo estoy en Vitoria, trabajando como profesor de ingles. Estaba pensado despues un mes aqui, irme a Madrid para buscar trabajo alli. Lo que quieria saber es...
Forum: A nice place for new members to say hello 17th December 2006, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,589
Posted By billabongdom
Hola! Pues, la verdad es que soy de...

Hola!
Pues, la verdad es que soy de Londres, pero vivía allí una vez. :D
Forum: A nice place for new members to say hello 16th December 2006, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,589
Posted By billabongdom
Hola Todos!! Thanks Marina & Ben !

I'm new to this site, but just wanted to say how much I enjoy your podcasts. I love Marina's laugh.

Muchas Gracias de nuevo !! :thumbs-up: :-*
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 16th December 2006, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,028
Posted By billabongdom
Talking Finding Accommodation in Madrid.

Hello All !
Is there a web site for finding accomodation there in Madrid, and how much would one expect to pay for a decent size room or even an apartment in the centre ? I speak a...
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