Beyond Mañana

Real Expat Life in Spain

What is Beyond Mañana?

It is estimated that over a million Brits may make their home at least part of the time in Spain. But who are the expats, and what is life in recession-bitten España really like? Are we all, as the UK press might prefer you to believe, all wringing our hands and waiting for the lifeboats to come and rescue us, eager to retreat to the homeland now the dream has soured..?   I don’t think so – whilst of course there are many sad stories, many more of us are quietly surviving and dare we say thriving here in the country we love, determined to create a successful and happy life here in Spain.

“Success in Spain” is a highly subjective thing – but people here are achieving success in lifestyle, health, relationships and quality of life, and some even financially.  Their stories inspired me, and I hope will do the same for you.

I moved here with my family 4 years ago, and it’s been both more difficult and more infinitely rewarding than I ever imagined it could be… We have made some wonderful friends, learned some lessons, and worked out how to carve out a great life for ourselves here on the Spanish coast.  Join us.. BeyondMañana

  • http://www.marionharringtonclarinet.com/ Marion Harrington

    A well needed contrast to the doom and gloom promoted by much of the mainstream media – well done Maya! Looking forward to reading more in the coming months.

  • http://twitter.com/thisisspain Steve Hall

    Keep up the smiles!

  • Brian sear

    So glad it all came together and you made it to Spain and we became good friends :-) xx Brian & Cindy

    • Casslar

      Us too! Xx