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by m&md&d
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Itchy Feet..
Replies: 55
Views: 12941

Re: Itchy Feet..

This is indeed our plan Pamela1.

Fortunately we are very lucky that, if we choose to, we can keep a foot in both the UK.

It is a big decision and one which will evolve over time: knowing that we have this option helps makes us feel that we are not putting all our eggs in one basket.
by m&md&d
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Spain isnt cheap
Replies: 104
Views: 32002

Re: Spain isnt cheap

I think if expats are struggling to make ends meet in Spain they would be financially better off in UK because of benefit top ups. Eg. Pensioners could get pension credit and most of council tax paid. Forgot to comment on this very good point . I knew two English gents in their 80s in Spain. Both r...
by m&md&d
Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Itchy Feet..
Replies: 55
Views: 12941

Re: Itchy Feet..

What a fascinating thread whihc has set my mind racing -- we are in the opposite siituation in that we currently live in London and very seriously thinking about a move to Andalucia. We have found the last few years tough going in the UK -- everything has become noticeably more expensive (eg: househ...
by m&md&d
Tue Jan 01, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Driving England to Anderlucia
Replies: 32
Views: 7232

Re: Driving England to Anderlucia

We did both routes recently. With 4 dogs, we drove down through France whereas when I went back to get the second car I did the Plymouth to Santander route. In case it helps: -- We used the "B&B Hotel" chain in France as they are very dog friendly; many are close to motorways; they are...

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