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The Mercadona and cosmetics products

The Mercadona and cosmetics products

The Spanish supermarket Although my blog is not about fashion and beauty, I just want to say something about it in this post. Since my emigration to Spain I have had to say goodbye to my favourite drugstore. I always bought a lot of my shower gels, creams and shampoos there. And if I granted myself a little more luxury, I would go to the Rituals. But Spain is different. Here you can get a lot of premium brands of…

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Visiting a rastro

Visiting a rastro

What is a rastro? A rastro is nothing more than a second-hand store. Rastro is the Spanish word for “track”. And there are user tracks on second-hand items. Reusing furniture and other items is very common here in Spain. If you want to get rid of your old furniture, you can simply put it on the street. It is often taken by someone within a few hours. In La Nucia also many people drive around in vans scouring all neighborhoods…

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Hello everybody! Welcome to my blog about Spain.

Hello everybody! Welcome to my blog about Spain.

The Spanish dream This is the start of my blog about Spain. For over 14 years I have been coming to Spain on a regular basis. Most of my holidays I have spend at the Costa Blanca. It is a beautiful area with pretty much the best climate in Europe, at least if you like a lot of sunshine. A nice breeze from the Mediterranean keeps it cool even in the warm summer months. For a long time I thought…

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