Another milestone was reached today, as our Solicitor has confirmed that he is in receipt of my ‘Numero de Identificacion de Extranjero‘ (NIE number). A NIE number is a tax identification in Spain for everyone who is not a Spanish citizen.
You will need an NIE number as a foreigner in Spain to do any of the following: Continue reading
The truth behind currency exchange is that the rates you see are not going to be the rates you actually get. So how can you get the best possible rate ?
Although we have lived abroad for over 10 years, I have to be honest and say that we paid little to no attention to exchange rates, simply transferring money between accounts as and when necessary.
We may have been leaving Andalucia but weren’t quite ready to leave Spain . Instead we were planning on catching up with friends in Tossa de Mar. A reunion was long overdue, not only had we not seen Giz and Lidia for a couple of years, we had yet to meet Gilda, their 10 month old daughter.