Perfect weather, delicious food, a relaxing way of life and about 300 days of sunshine per year – sounds as if I am talking about the paradise, doesn’t it? This perfect combination attracts thousands of tourists every year to visit Costa del Sol.
Living in Spain
Too many people believe that finding a job in Spain is some sort of dream and they believe all the problems that they have in their current situation in life will be solved by moving to the sunny climate of Spain.
Many people arrive in Spain and take months to snap themselves out of holiday mode. By that time their money has dwindled and many find themselves in an extremely difficult financial situation.
The purpose of this article is to give you some advantages to living and working in Spain as well as the disadvantages – so you can pursue your quest to find a job in Spain with a healthy dose of reality and not with your head in the clouds. This will make for a more successful relocation.
Advantages of Living in Spain
Weather and Climate.
Certainly climate is by far the biggest reason people will look to find jobs in Spain.
The weather and climate is much kinder than other Northern European countries.
It should be pointed out that in the winter it certainly does get cold and many regions of Spain experience snow, ice and plenty of rain.
Having said that, Spain has a mild climate and the ability to often wake up to clear blue skies and warm sunshine is a blessing.
Most jobs in Spain will be located in the many popular tourist resorts up and down the coast. Typically these resorts will have wonderful sandy beaches and many bars and restaurants with great possibilities for nightlife. It does make for a very good way of life because everybody is much more relaxed and friendly.
The ability to be outdoors much more and perform many different sports activities is very much a massive advantage towards your health and longevity. As well as the many opportunities for exercise, the diet is also recognised as being extremely healthy and liable to add years to your life.
Moving to Spain is a great cultural experience which will widen your horizons and that of your family. If you have children they will pick up and become fluent in Spanish and meet many nationalities and experience many cultural differences.
Spain is a great choice if you’re looking for work because it is only a short flight away from the United Kingdom and other countries such as Germany and France. Usually in about 2½ hours you can be back in UK with one of the many cheap flights From Ryanair or EasyJet.
The Spanish people are typically very friendly once you show that you are willing to make an effort to integrate and speak their language. Certainly they have a great attitude towards enjoying life and making the most of it, just look at the amount of fiestas (festivals) and holidays they have as evidence!