Beyond Mañana

Real Expat Life in Spain

December 29, 2012
by BeyondManana

Deciding To Move To Spain

Nowadays my love-hate-mainly-just-hate relationship with Ryanair is quite a big part of my lifestyle, so I guess it’s only fair to credit Mr O’Leary with his part in our ‘Story’.  But this was 2006, and Ryanair were having one of … Continue reading

December 12, 2012
by BeyondManana

Christmas Comes But Once a Year (And I’m Fine With That!)

Don’t get me wrong, I am no grumbling Grinch or scowling Scrooge, I’ve always enjoyed Christmas, and since having children it is of course an even more magical time of year However, in Spain I like it more, and I … Continue reading

December 10, 2012
by BeyondManana

Beyond the Spanish Economic Crisis – Marion Harrington

Based in Andalucia for the last 17 years; I know I’ve changed far beyond what you would expect with the mere passing of years. The “duende”* of Spain – along with its people – have firmly embedded themselves into my … Continue reading