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Wifi in Tenerife?

Wireless broadband in Tenerife: My boss is heading to Tenerife on Saturday and "wants broadband on his laptop". Are there any off-the-shelf providers on the island that will provide a plug and play device for him? He's staying in an apartment complex with no wifi.
posted by ReiToei on Sep 26, 2007 - 5 answers

Funky phone.

Funker mobile phones from Spain. I'm trying to get one of these from somewhere, but I want to know, where can I source this in the UK, and can I get them unlocked? Thanks
posted by spyke23 on Sep 12, 2007 - 1 answer

Spanish cell phone email to SMS gateway?

I have a Spanish mobile number to which I want to send text messages. Unfortunately, I have T-Mobile and the Spanish number can't receive messages from T-Mobile (only Cingular). Does Movistar / Telefonica provide an email address for each mobile phone that acts as an email to SMS gateway, effectively allowing me to send text messages to this Spanish number? [more inside]
posted by thebabelfish on Sep 8, 2007 - 1 answer

Find post code with latitude & longitude.

Find post code with latitude & longitude. [more inside]
posted by BigBrownBear on Aug 19, 2007 - 6 answers

What to get the young and transient (Spain-specific)?

Wedding gift for a transient young couple living in Barcelona? [more inside]
posted by sa3z on Aug 12, 2007 - 5 answers

Ireland-->Spain. APIS required?

Do I need to provide my passport details for APIS (Advanced Passenger Information System) purposes when flying from Dublin, Ireland to Barcelona, Spain? [more inside]
posted by knapah on Jul 4, 2007 - 6 answers

18 days in spain

planning an 18-day trip to almeria, spain, in late july. help me plan an itinerary! [more inside]
posted by thinkingwoman on Jun 16, 2007 - 10 answers

Will Spanish alone suffice in Galicia?

SpainFilter: How prevalent is the Galician language in Galicia? [more inside]
posted by liesbyomission on Jun 8, 2007 - 5 answers

3 person room in Sitges?

Help me find a good hotel in Sitges, Spain for one week in August? [more inside]
posted by knapah on Jun 3, 2007 - 1 answer

Will my recently obtained US passport get me into Spain?

Will my recently obtained US passport get me into Spain? [more inside]
posted by educatedslacker on May 24, 2007 - 8 answers

Looking for nuns in all the wrong places.

How can I find a convent in Spain that will rent me a room for a couple of nights? [more inside]
posted by crinklebat on May 12, 2007 - 6 answers

Canary Islands advice

Traveling to the Canary Islands in Sept. Where should we go? [more inside]
posted by Nathanial Hörnblowér on May 1, 2007 - 7 answers

Plan my trip!

One week in Italy, one week in Greece, two weeks in Spain. What can't I miss? What should I avoid? Where should I stay? What else should I know? [more inside]
posted by crinklebat on Apr 14, 2007 - 24 answers

Spain from the margins.

SpainFilter: I'll be visiting Spain for three weeks and I'd love some suggestions for places (Museums, etc.) to visit given my interests. [more inside]
posted by jne1813 on Apr 8, 2007 - 11 answers

Help us buy a van in Spain!

Have you bought a vehicle in Spain before? Some friends and I are looking to buy a van in Spain with which to travel around Europe, and we need your help! [more inside]
posted by Acey on Mar 23, 2007 - 2 answers

Fun places to live in Madrid.

What is a fun area to live in Madrid? La Latina? [more inside]
posted by slimepuppy on Mar 9, 2007 - 10 answers

How do you make due in an area where you do not speak the native language and you have no one that you know to help you?

My fiancee and I are planning a honeymoon abroad, we're thinking of visiting Spain and/or France. Neither one of us are well spoken in the native languages... do we need to worry? What are people's experiences in this situation (just traveling abroad in general, to a place where you don't speak the language)? Is it a huge burden to bear on yourselves or on the country's native peoples? [more inside]
posted by mrzer0 on Mar 1, 2007 - 36 answers

Alternatives to the "suitcase full of £50 notes" method

What is the best, most cost-effective way to transfer about £9,000 from a bank account in the U.K. to another in Spain? [more inside]
posted by doctorpiorno on Feb 26, 2007 - 14 answers

Books featuring Barcelona in Spain?

I'm going to Barcelona this weekend and wanted to get a book for the flight and for when I'm relaxing over there. Does anyone know of any good books that feature the city quite prominently? I'm happy to consider fiction, non-fiction, sporting, historical or political books, anything that you might have enjoyed and that you think might help me engage that little bit more with what Barcelona has to offer.
posted by uk_giffo on Feb 25, 2007 - 10 answers

How can I send sailboat parts to myself in Spain for personal use without paying VAT. (I'm a US citizen going for the summer)

I'm a US Citizen, and I recently bought a sailboat that is in Spain from another American. I'm preparing to go there and sail the boat around the med for the summer. I would like to purchase some of the equipment that I need here in the states before I go so I can save some $$ and get the right stuff the first time without language barriers. My question is how to get it to Spain without taking a major hit for VAT. I can take some of the items with me in my luggage, but I would like to ship a crate full of heavier things ahead of time. I have a friend who lives in Spain (Spanish citizen) who I could sent it to and have him hold it till I get there. What is the best way to avoid VAT? I'm not looking to cheat the rules here, but I don't want to pay an extra 20% on everything if I don't have to. Also, this is for personal use, and the boat is in my name. Thanks! - Eli B
posted by elib on Feb 4, 2007 - 11 answers

Work for a English-speaking nurse in Madrid?

Work for an English-speaking nurse in Madrid? [more inside]
posted by slimepuppy on Jan 13, 2007 - 4 answers

Troubles in the Schengen Zone!

Is it possible to get a Schengen Visa or Spanish tourist visa in a day? My girlfriend has lost her Austrian ID card which is her Schengen visa. We are due to fly to the Canary Islands a week today. Do we have any hope? Theres [more inside]
posted by gergtreble on Jan 5, 2007 - 7 answers

How do I make it to Spain next June?

New to international travel. Sonar Music Festival in Barcelona, next June. How should I start planning? [more inside]
posted by mikeh on Dec 13, 2006 - 7 answers

How to survive Christmas in Spain?

We would like to hear from you if you spent Christmas in Spain in the past. Are there things to do during Christmas Day? Is everything closed? [more inside]
posted by slimeline on Nov 30, 2006 - 4 answers

Costs associated with ordering clothes from USA to Spain

I am living in Spain and would like to order clothes from online stores in USA and the US version of eBay. How much can I order for without risking to pay any tax or/and import "fees"?
posted by toreo on Sep 25, 2006 - 6 answers

Cheap travel from Estapona to Gibraltar or Algeciras

What is the cheapest way for me to get from Estapona (Spain) to Gibraltar or Algeciras? The closest train stop would be in Malaga, which is even farther in the wrong direction. I don't have a European driver's license, so it appears that I won't be able to rent a car. Bus? Taxi? Are those going to be outrageously expensive? My Spanish is quite bad; should I even consider hitchhiking?
posted by Plutor on Aug 30, 2006 - 10 answers

Biking in Spain.

Any tips on spending three weeks in Spain in mid-September with bikes? [more inside]
posted by weapons-grade pandemonium on Aug 24, 2006 - 6 answers

Why you should buy a camera that takes AAs

My girlfriend's luggage got lost on the plane to Spain. Any hope it can catch up with her on her trip? And where can she replace her camera battery charger? [more inside]
posted by bjrubble on Jul 21, 2006 - 6 answers

Can I drive with an expired New Jersey drivers' license in Spain?

Can I drive with an expired New Jersey drivers' license in Spain? [more inside]
posted by BigBrownBear on Jul 18, 2006 - 17 answers

Looking for information about bicycle touring in Spain

What can you tell me about bicycle touring in southern Spain? [more inside]
posted by nnk on May 20, 2006 - 6 answers

How do I get a work visa if I don't have a job?

Working in Europe: Visa Conundrum. [more inside]
posted by BuddhaInABucket on May 17, 2006 - 6 answers

Interesting fact about Spain?

What is the most interesting and maybe less well known fact about Spain? [more inside]
posted by pettins on May 7, 2006 - 20 answers

Spanish Summer Home Market?

How can I learn as much as possible about the Spanish market for vacation homes: construction, project development, brokering sales, etc.? [more inside]
posted by BigBrownBear on Apr 26, 2006 - 0 answers

Trouble in Spain, morning after pill help.

Finding a morning after pill in Spain? [more inside]
posted by sled on Apr 23, 2006 - 17 answers

what are the must-see-must-do acivities in madrid, spain?

what are some of the must-see-must-do activities in madrid, spain?
posted by brandz on Feb 22, 2006 - 22 answers

Apartments or rooms in Barcelona?

Inexpensive apartments or rooms in Barcelona? [more inside]
posted by deafweatherman on Jan 25, 2006 - 1 answer

Madrid Filter: Help me find something interesting for my wife while we're here for 6 months.

Madrid Filter: Help me find something interesting for my wife while we're here for 6 months. [more inside]
posted by BigBrownBear on Jan 16, 2006 - 3 answers

What should I see in Spain?

My wife and I are going to be in Spain for one week in March. We'd like to take in as much as possible, but not run ourselves ragged (especially since the laid back atmosphere of Spain is one of the draws). What are some things that you must see and/or do if you're in Spain? [more inside]
posted by Gamblor on Jan 11, 2006 - 33 answers

Blanca o Brava -- necesito vacacion.

FebruaryTravelFilter: Costa Blanca or Costa Brava? [more inside]
posted by milquetoast on Jan 11, 2006 - 5 answers

What should we do in Andalucía?

We're about to make a trip to southern Spain--we plan to fly into and out of Granada, and drive up to Cordoba in between, stopping in one or two little towns along the way. My questions are: 1. What places/activities/restaurants/etc would you recommend in Granada and Cordoba? (We've already booked our tickets for the Alhambra). 2. What little towns should we see along the way?
posted by yankeefog on Nov 22, 2005 - 11 answers

Snow fun holiday without skiing

Help me find some Family Fun in the snow (Europe) but not with skiing - I week Dec 26th- [more inside]
posted by Wilder on Nov 13, 2005 - 4 answers

It's just a hell of a lot cheaper.

If I buy a Dell monitor from a US website, do I need to buy an adapter to use it in Europe (specifically, in Spain)? Or is there some way to change the current?
posted by sic on Oct 11, 2005 - 9 answers

What are the best things about the Basque country?

Bilbao. San Sebastian. Three days. What would you recommend? [more inside]
posted by Len on Oct 5, 2005 - 20 answers

Viriathus doesn't live here anymore

ArtFilter: Please help me find a detailed image or high-res scan of "La muerte de Viriato" by Spanish neoclassical painter José de Madrazo y Agudo. [more inside]
posted by Goblindegook on Sep 30, 2005 - 7 answers

Short trip to Costa Brava

My family is making a spur of the moment, 7-day trip to the Costa Brava in Spain - any recommendations on towns to visit, places to stay, activities for kids, things to be wary of? [more inside]
posted by Dag Maggot on Aug 30, 2005 - 8 answers

Find Spanish al Qaeda indictment

On September 17, 2003 Spanish über-judge Baltasar Garzón issued a 700-page indictment of the "Madrid cell" of al Qaeda for its support role in the 9/11 attacks. Is this document online anywhere? Has it ever been translated?
posted by dhartung on Jul 15, 2005 - 3 answers

Finding Missing Spaniards

My small work-group is attempting to find a missing client in Spain. We have a moderate sum of this guy's money, but he moved without alerting him alerting us of his new contact information. Is there a free way to track down a person internationally (in Spain specifically)? [more inside]
posted by aburd on May 5, 2005 - 5 answers

Wheelchair Accessible Train Travel in Spain

How hard is it for a mostly wheelchair bound person to get around Spain by train? Our party of 4 includes one wheelchair user (who can make short walks on prosthetic limbs if necessary) and three people with no mobility issues. We're trying to determine if we can travel by train among Madrid, Seville, Toledo, and Cordoba, or if we should rent a car. First-hand accounts would be particularly appreciated, and any other tips on accessibility issues in Spain are welcome as well. [more inside]
posted by yankeefog on Mar 9, 2005 - 9 answers

venturing out from Madrid

I am meeting some friends in Madrid on Mar 30th, but have a few days before that and I thinking of flying out early. The friends and I are headed to Ronda, so before that journey, I want to try something else. I am leaning toward Portugal. . . (more) [more inside]
posted by kingfisher, his musclebound cat on Feb 21, 2005 - 11 answers

Spanish Customs

CustomsQuestion: I've moved from the UK to Spain, but some of my stuff is still in England. It looks like the easiest/cheapest way to get some of that stuff is to send it to me using a carrier like DHL. One of these items is worth £1,400. Will Spanish customs try and charge IVA (Spanish sales tax on it) as if it was an eBay purchase, or similar, even though I already own it and have paid VAT (UK sales tax) when I bought it. I have documentation.
posted by benzo8 on Jan 16, 2005 - 8 answers

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