Category Archives: Learning Spanish

Learn Spanish in 2016

¡Feliz Año Nuevo! That’s Happy New Year from all the team at HomeRentalontheWeb, we hope you had a great Christmas and that 2016 is going to be a good one. What was your New Year’s Resolution? ¿Quieres aprender Español? (Do you want to learn Spanish?) We think that if you are planning to relocate to […]

Learning Spanish – Looking for a house

The Costa del Sol is one of the most amazing places to live and if you’re thinking of relocating we’d definitely encourage you to take the plunge. There’s so much to offer in terms of climate, lifestyle, sports, great food and more. We believe that you get the most out of living here by making […]

Learning Spanish – Talking about your work

Renting long term on the Costa del Sol and living and working here means that the Spanish you need to get to know someone often starts with discussing what you do for a job. This means you need a good grasp of the vocabulary for professions and know how to ask and answer questions. Here’s […]

Learning Spanish – Celebrating Spain

In Spain, every year on February 28th, Día de Andalucia is celebrated to remember the day that Andalucia became an autonomous community of Spain. It is a great opportunity to celebrate what we love about living on the Costa del Sol and all the fantastic culture, food and traditions in Spain. We therefore thought that […]

Learning Spanish – Fish & Seafood

The Costa del Sol is well known for its fantastic cuisine and particularly the very fresh and reasonably priced fish and seafood which you can buy in the markets, supermarkets and of course in the hundreds of specialist restaurants. A popular afternoon out for many Spanish families is going to a “chiringuito” or beach restaurant, […]

Some incredibly useful phrases to know in Spanish!

Without a doubt, life in Spain is certainly easier and can be more enjoyable if you learn to speak the language. Everything from socialising and work to shopping and finding your way around may require you to know some Spanish. Many people on the Costa del Sol speak English, however not everyone does and Spanish […]

Medical translation line for expats in Andalucia

One of the best ways to settle into your new rental home on the Costa del Sol is to start learning Spanish as it will make your time here much easier and you never know when you may need to use it, such as in an emergency. We don’t like to think we will ever […]

Learning Spanish – Christmas shopping

The Costa del Sol is an enchanting place to be at Christmas time and a great chance for you and the family to learn about Spanish traditions. Pretty Christmas lights are sparkling in the towns, the restaurants and bars are once again bustling and the supermarkets are stocked with juicy turkeys and all kinds’ of […]

Learning Spanish – Bills (Facturas)

Once you have found the perfect long term rental property in Spain, a great way to really settle in is to learn some useful Spanish phrases. As with any rental property you will also have household bills to deal with so here are some tips to help you understand them.   Nº cuenta cliente – […]

Learning Spanish – The Beauty Salon

Summer in Spain is fast approaching and one great way to prepare your mind and body for the hot season is taking a trip to the salon for a good pampering! Here are some useful Spanish words and phrases to help you at the beauty parlor.