Slight of mouth in relationships and dating
Expats can meet plenty of people through English centres, casual language exchanges and expat groups and clubs in Spain.
Ariadne, a Cuban-American expat: “I met my last Spanish boyfriend while I led a study abroad programme.
Bumble is less popular, but the app is gaining traction in Spain.
A straw poll of expats seems to show that on Bumble, there is a more even spread of people looking for fun or relationships.
Of course, a large number of people are looking for that in Spain as well, but quite a lot of people are using it for friendship, which can be confusing, although they’ll usually make their intentions pretty clear once you start chatting.
We dated seriously for six years and were engaged when we broke it off.” Mike, a Spanish-American expat: “She worked at a language school I attended in Málaga.However, the panel offered some final words of advice for any expats thinking about starting to date in Spain.