• 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.”

  • 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.”

  • Personal well being

    “Your own body will tell you what you can and can’t manage. As a general point working out is a very personal thing and it will be far more effective to choose something you enjoy – and will therefore keep doing.”

  • Barcelona Well Woman Centre

    “From 35 weeks, acupuncture is used to help encourage the baby to engage, to ripen the cervix and to prepare for an efficient delivery. It also strengthens mums body, mind and spirit to have an easy post-partum recovery.”

  • Olivia Cerezo of Barcelona IVF

    “Spain is the country in Europe where most people from abroad come to carry out an IVF treatment, and most specifically, Barcelona. One in 3 egg donation treatments in Europe is carried out here. This is due to various factors, of which three stand out; the legal conditions (egg donation is allowed, and donors are anonymous so there are more of them), no waiting lists, and the price (it is less costly).”

  • Interview with Joanne Burns, Head of ES International School, Barcelona

    “The campus of ES International School is located within the world-class sports facilities of the Academia Sánchez-Casal, which provides high performance tennis training and physical conditioning. Sports are an essential part of the curriculum.” Joanne Burns, Head of School

  • Networking and cost effective marketing for small businesses

    Georgina Shaw, founder of Shaw Marketing Services on the Costa del Sol, gives her advice on setting up a small business in Spain, key ways to network and cost effective marketing.

  • Family Photographer Elena Kloppenburg in Milan

    “I have always been drawn to portraits, they just interest me more than landscapes or photos without people in them. What I love about the portraits I do is that I get to capture special moments in the life of a family which will will be so precious to someone for a long time.”

  • Interview with Myra Cecilia Azzopardi, founder of Citizens Advice Bureau Spain

    “We call bureaucratic offices for our members. We speak to the departments such as the social security staff, police, unemployment offices, banks and so on. We have glowing testimonials from our members whom we have assisted.”

  • Bridget Nelson of Planet English

    Bridget Nelson gives her opinion on the school system in Catalunya, explains the difference between state and international schools and advises on how to choose the right educational establishment for your child, focusing on the area of Sitges.

  • All About Reflexology

    Reflexologist Louise Vaughan-Arbuckle talks about how reflexology may aid fertility, how a woman can be helped throughout her pregnancy and how babies and children can benefit from this complementary therapy.

  • Interview with Steven Gallego, Director of The British College of Gavà

    “We strive to provide an engaging and inspiring learning experience here. Every day should be an exciting journey of discovery. The teachers are key. They need to have drive and personality to make it all work. Their enthusiasm and energy in turn energises the students and creates a special ‘buzz’ which visitors pick up on straight away.” Steven Gallego, Director