Spain is a city where an individual can have his dream holiday. Yes! With sun, mesmerizing sea, and beautiful weather. Spain is the most appealing country with its growing economy. Here an individual can actually have a zest of life. There are so many beautiful cities also in Spain such as Madrid and barcelona. However, other than anyone in the world, it is the most perfect destination for Americans, be it for spending holidays or be it for settling in some other country after retirement. American students even come to Spain for their education as well. As it has wonderful options for the students to study in various colleges and universities.
Bilbao, Madrid, as well as Barcelona are the three major cities in Spain. These cities are full of wonder as well as relaxing cafes, beautiful locations, seas, gigantic mountains, huge buildings, restaurants, bars, art culture, foody people, wonderful atmosphere, beautiful weather, and whatnot.
Houses, as well as the areas, are the common part of Spain just like the other countries. However, Barcelona is considered to be the most expensive city in Spain. So if you are planning to shift to Spain after your retirement. So you can live in barcelona. The cost per square meter in Barcelona is around 4100 euros. Other cities of Spain are also cool. All the facilities related to the living of an individual are easily available. The healthcare system of Spain is decent. Not too good and not too bad. However, there is no such issue related to the health of the individual in Spain.
Are you an American? And are you planning to visit Spain? Or are you planning to shift to Spain after your retirement?
Basically, an American individual can visit Spain for around 3 months without any visa. However, if you have a plan to live in Spain for more than 3 months or so then you need to apply for the proper visa. You need to apply for a valid visa and get it approved by the Spanish authorities or Spanish embassy. However, now many people will ask that how much is a non lucrative visa for Spain? Then the answer is not much. You can apply for a student visa, visitor visa, or even a work permit visa. And the plus point is if you completed your 5 years living in Spain then you can also apply for permanent residency as well.
Moreover, if you completed 10 years or more in Spain then without any permit you can officially call Spain your new and beautiful home. In other words, you can apply for Spanish citizenship as well if you completed your 10 years in Spain. After getting Spanish citizenship you can have all the required rights a citizen of any country can have such as voting rights, living in that country, buying property, etc. many more official rights.
If you are planning to shift to Spain for some time or even for a very long time then you will be needing the Spanish currency. And for that, you need to convert your money into Spanish euros in order to survive and live there easily. Because their dollars will not work everywhere.
Cool tip: do some homework and calculations before visiting any new country in order to survive there easily as well as comfortably.
Spain is recovering from the economic crisis very beautifully. It was very hard to do so but Spain is doing it beautifully just like its culture. At one time in the past, Spain was the country where most people were dealing with unemployment and now with a speedy pace it is covering it up completely. There is a huge as well as a great job market in Spain now. There are so many industries in Spain such as the teaching industry, tourist industry, engineering industry, resources industry, pharmaceutical industry, renewable energy industry, etc. where one can grow his/ her career and get the best job as well as business opportunities. And the cherry on the cake is that the work-life balance in Spain is just world-class. Spanish people have the best work-life balance. They manage both their personal life as well as professional life so beautifully that they live their life to the fullest along with the hard work they do.
So, if you are married and have children with you then Spain has the best education and living for your kids as well. There are so many wonderful schools, universities, as well as colleges that are there in order to make your kid study in the best education system. Spain has a brilliant education system with the best as well as the perfect vocational training, the perfect art training, etc. moreover, the schools, universities, as well as colleges in Spain have very casual and relaxed dress codes.
The following are some of the best reputed as well as best school quality-wise in Spain. Have a look at them. And choose one best from them for your kid.
- Montserrat school, which is situated in Barcelona
- St. Patrick school that is in Madrid
- Meres school, which is in Asturias
- Lauaxeta school, which is located in Biscay
- Montessori-Palau school that is in the Gerona
The following are some of the major things to do in Spain. The below-mentioned things are the most famous things to do in Spain, be it if you visited Spain just to enjoy your vacation or be it if you visited Spain to set up your business, or be it if you visited Spain to permanently settle in Spain. You must try the following things.
- The Spanish cuisine
Spanish cuisine is one of the best cuisines in the world with the perfect blend of colours and ingredients.
- The nightlife
You must enjoy the nightlife of Spain also. I can bet you. You are going to love the nightlife of Spain.