If you are an expat or foreigner living in Spain, getting your head around a different health system can be confusing and challenging compared to the system you are used to in your country of origin, and even more so if your Spanish isn’t up to scratch.
The Spanish government has once again tightened up its national lockdown with further regulations, ordering all non-essential workers to stay at home for the next two weeks in a further effort to halt the spread of the coronavirus in the country and start to relieve pressure on the Spain’s overstret
It looks like we all might be spending quite a few hours within the 4 walls of our homes because of the coronavirus lockdown. You may have already read 3 books, watched 5 series and even learnt Mandarin Chinese, but don’t panic if you’re running out of things to entertain yourself.
Spain’s coronavirus crisis sees yet another cultural victim with the cancellation of Madrid’s famous “Feria del Libro” which was due to take place in May. The 79th edition of the event will now take place in the autumn with the provisional dates of 2nd - 18th October in Madrid’s Retiro park.
Semana Santa is almost upon us again and the Easter holidays are a very important festival in Spain, celebrated this year from 5th to the 12th of April 2020. Due to the coronavirus outbreak in Spain, this year's celebrations may be a little different.
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak in Spain, the government's state of alert decree originally imposed the temporary closure of all shops and restaurants, with the exception of supermarkets, pharmacies and other services considered to be essential.
Coronavirus cases in Spain continue to rise and with no immediate end in sight of the pandemic or lockdown, the government has updated decree law detailing the measures of the state of alarm ("estado de alarma") that was implemented in Spain last Saturday.