• Family-friendly Valencia

    “Cycling along Paseo Marítimo and been crowded and uncomfortable while the route we took back through the city was really enjoyable. There were very few cyclists, the cycle paths were set apart from the cars in most places and the streets were spacious and tree lined.”

  • Relocating from Vancouver to Barcelona

    “My advice to others thinking of relocating is to have about 3 times as much money as you think you’ll need. Also join any local expat groups on social media before you arrive – the members have a wealth of information.” Maya Mackenzie on relocating to Barcelona.

  • Your baby and sleep

    “The challenge is to know and recognize when your baby is mature enough to develop his own healthy and independent internal sleeping skills. Around the 4 month mark most babies work on a big developmental milestone which affects their sleep as well.”

  • Our journey to ‘worldschooling’

    “Whether we’re learning about a famous local artist or an old monument, the kids see the look of curiosity and wonder in our eyes and they become instant students of whatever we’re learning. It’s honestly surprised me how much their love of learning has grown on this trip.”

  • Interview with Barcelona-based English-speaking women’s health specialist Dr Victoria Howe

    English-speaking women’s health specialist Dr Victoria Howe talks to MumAbroad Life about stress, hormones, the menopause, digestive health and a new diagnostics and prevention pack designed specifically for women at the new Turó Park Medical Centre in Barcelona.

  • Stunning New Homes for Sale in Barcelona

    Barcelona is widely promoted as an investment property ‘hotspot’ with newly renovated homes in high demand. Here is an amazing selection of stunning properties offered by our partners Lucas Fox International Properties.

  • Pirineu en Boca: a platform for the best producers in the Pyrenees

    Pirineu in Boca is a new concept in Barcelona: a multifunctional space combining a butchers shop, restaurant, delicatessen, take-away and a Romanesque art exhibition space. All products are hand picked from small, artisan producers in the Pyrenees.

  • Carolina Harboe – mother of 2, kinesiologist & nutritonist

    “When pregnant, a woman’s diet should be designed to provide the “building blocks” for the baby, to help her with all the changes her body is going through and to keep her balanced and harmonious.”

  • Ambika Kumar, founder of Barcelona Wine Tastings

    “I’ve always loved wine and innately understood it somehow, and then my years working in the fragrance industry in New York gave me a good basis for sensing different aromas and understanding why things smell the way they do.” Ambika Kumar

  • My year without you in Spain

    “A quote is affixed to my bathroom mirror with the reminder, “we must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” I am not there yet but each day here I am able to loosen my grip on “what should’ve been” a little bit more.”

  • All your Favourite British TV Programmes Abroad

    Want to watch all your favourite TV programmes from back home? One expat Dad found a way and set up a business offering the service to others.

  • Changing schools does not have to be a stressful process for parents or children

    “When we were searching for an alternative for our daughter, we heard a lot of opinions, including conflicting opinions, about the same school. While one family loved a particular school, another family hated that same school. The thing to remember is that every child is different, every family is different.”