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Mar 28th 2017, 6:30 pm
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Mar 28th 2017, 1:31 pm
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Views: 507
Posted By Mitzyboy

Denver / Rapid City pointers

Hi all

I usually pop in here for "on the spot" advice when I'm planning a trip to the US.

This one involves, more or less, Denver - Deadwood / Rapid City area - back down past Denver and then...
Forum: Spain
Mar 28th 2017, 1:09 pm
Replies: 142
Read Me: Images of Spain
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Posted By Mitzyboy

Re: Images of Spain

Segovia

http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e293/mitzyboy/Spain/SegoviaW6384_zpsec14cf0d.jpg
Forum: Spain
Mar 28th 2017, 1:07 pm
Replies: 142
Read Me: Images of Spain
Views: 100,233
Posted By Mitzyboy

Re: Images of Spain

Beniarres, CB North
If not just to get people posting photographs again!

http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e293/mitzyboy/IMG6055.jpg_zpsfizzmw2a.jpg
Forum: Spain
May 9th 2016, 6:23 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,802
Posted By Mitzyboy

I may be a long time .............

Although I left Spain a few years ago now, I still like popping in here to read the discussions, and even contribute from my experiences from time to time when I feel it appropriate.

I did note...
Forum: Spain
May 9th 2016, 6:10 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By Mitzyboy

Re: Was Disneyland originally planning an Pego in Valencia before Paris 'won'?

Monte Pego is huge and has been there for some time. We heard talk about Disneyland back in 2009ish. Our Photography group was based there at one point, and I never heard any complaints about the...
Forum: Spain
Apr 29th 2016, 6:25 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,115
Posted By Mitzyboy

Re: Post Office Nightmare -where to complain!

Many years back one of my neighbours hadnt received a letter that had been posted a while before. She went to the local post office and found the mail was being distributed from someones house in la...
Forum: Europe
Apr 23rd 2016, 8:36 am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,257
Posted By Mitzyboy

Re: Cheapest way of getting a little dog into Europe?

Often you get what you pay for with low cost dentists :-) :-)

Vets train for years, spend huge amounts of money on equipment and premises and in this case help to keep the animal population of...
Forum: Europe
Apr 23rd 2016, 8:32 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,476
Posted By Mitzyboy

Re: Which country in EU has best pension system?

But no one can tell you which is the best system unless they have lived in and benefited from pension systems in many countries. That doesnt happen, because normally you are tied to one or two...
Forum: Europe
Apr 20th 2016, 8:06 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,476
Posted By Mitzyboy

Re: Which country in EU has best pension system?

People will struggle to answer that as many live in a different country to which they draw their pension.

Try looking at THIS...
Forum: The Lounge
Apr 18th 2016, 11:16 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,089
Posted By Mitzyboy

Re: keeping UK bank and investment account while abroad

I'd agree, having a UK bank account when you are living abroad is not illegal. It may breach the banks terms and conditions, but whilst living abroad HSBC, Santander and credit card companies...
Forum: The Lounge
Apr 14th 2016, 8:06 pm
Replies: 437
Views: 37,806
Posted By Mitzyboy

Re: THE DAILY OBIT 2016

Gareth Thomas, Blakes 7

Gareth Thomas, Blake's 7 actor, dies aged 71 - BBC News (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-36041534)
Forum: Spain
Apr 13th 2016, 11:08 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,198
Posted By Mitzyboy

Re: Medical costs

On dentistry, having had experience of both, I can assure you if you find the right dentist in Spain their prices are nothing like the UK.

Checkup and a filling here in the UK just cost £120. In...
Forum: Spain
Apr 12th 2016, 11:31 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,134
Posted By Mitzyboy

Re: anyone recommend a UK to Spain removal van hire?

No it's not hugely different. It's 1-2 nights accomodation, tolls, fuel and of course still a ferry at the end of it as well and the fuel is more expensive in France than it is in Spain

Having...
Forum: Spain
Apr 11th 2016, 11:43 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,134
Posted By Mitzyboy

Re: anyone recommend a UK to Spain removal van hire?

When you do it, give some thought to the route. When we drove down we did a 26 hour straight through stint with two drivers coming down through France.

Once you take the tolls and fuel and...
Forum: Spain
Apr 9th 2016, 6:28 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,018
Posted By Mitzyboy

Re: How Hard Is Really To Get A Job In Spain?

Thats a good idea, yes ... but I think what Fred is saying that it isnt necessarily going to be a better life if you cant find work as there are no fall backs in Spain like there are in the UK
Forum: Spain
Apr 9th 2016, 5:11 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 1,134
Posted By Mitzyboy

Re: anyone recommend a UK to Spain removal van hire?

way2go. Google it. It's a one way drive company so you dont have to bring the van back to the UK. The have a depot in Javea, but I do believe they organise for other areas as well
Forum: Spain
Apr 9th 2016, 5:09 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,018
Posted By Mitzyboy

Re: How Hard Is Really To Get A Job In Spain?

It's that much now? I looked and it's quoting average figures of 22.7, but I guess that varies by region of course
Forum: Spain
Apr 9th 2016, 5:06 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,018
Posted By Mitzyboy

Re: How Hard Is Really To Get A Job In Spain?

I guess those views are normally fuelled by the 22% unemployment rate in Spain, and often the lack of speaking the Spanish language.

Even back when I moved to Spain in 2006 I held the view that...
Forum: The Lounge
Mar 31st 2016, 2:30 pm
Replies: 437
Views: 37,806
Posted By Mitzyboy

Re: THE DAILY OBIT 2016

Overlooked, was the death of Thunderclap Newman yesterday

Although the classic "one hit wonder" that song (Something in the Air) has been there throughout my life and always makes me think back to...
Forum: Spain
Mar 28th 2016, 2:45 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,198
Posted By Mitzyboy

Re: House to get on the market....

Are you on the move?

Cant help too much to be honest other than to say don't limit it to Spanish Estate Agencies. Ask around and find what nationalities are buying around you. For me it was...
Forum: Spain
Mar 15th 2016, 9:01 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 4,219
Posted By Mitzyboy

Re: Brit in Spain... HELP!

Heh heh, coming from you, thats really funny :lol:
Forum: Spain
Mar 15th 2016, 7:36 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 4,219
Posted By Mitzyboy

Re: Brit in Spain... HELP!

Wishing them good luck is sniping is it? :lol:
Forum: Spain
Mar 15th 2016, 12:26 am
Replies: 49
Views: 4,219
Posted By Mitzyboy

re: Brit in Spain... Looking for accom in South Spain

But to be fair BEVS, it has to be told a bit as is. Before I moved to Spain I researched for over a year. I planned everything out and knew what I was going to do .... and I DIDNT have the...
Forum: The Lounge
Mar 12th 2016, 11:09 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By Mitzyboy

Re: Vinyl records

We have around 300 LP's & probably avbout 75 singles including a lot of Beatles

Also about 300 CD's, and some of which are copied vinyls which Ive done also on a USB turntable
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