Writer Ivor Thomas speaks to Lucas Fox about his work, the Catalans and why he would never go back to live in the UK
Writer Ivor Thomas used to be a copywriter in an advertising agency in the UK. He then went on to spend several years living in Australia and has now settled in Sitges, a pretty coastal town just south of Barcelona where he lives with his wife and two sons.
Founder of Tickety Boo, Helen Scott talks to Lucas Fox about relocating to the Costa Brava 20 years ago and how the area has changed
British-born Helen Scott talks about the challenges involved in relocating to a new country, ‘expat-friendly’ Costa Brava, schooling, running a business, getting to grips with the language and the advantages this beautiful area has to offer.
Setting up a business: Craig Colligan, co-founder of Cardamom Events on Ibiza on the ins and outs of event planning
Cardamom Events is an event management and catering company located on Ibiza. Founded by husband-and-wife duo Navine Kumari and Craig Colligan, they boast over 20 years of international event planning, from high-end extravaganzas to intimate soirees, weddings and civil partnerships.
We speak to Victor Guach and Philip Gonda, the duo behind Ibiza agroturismo Atzaró about the inspiration behind the Hotel’s unique aesthetic
Atzaró is an ‘Agroturismo’ family-run hotel, located in the heart of Ibiza and built on a stunning orange farm. Open all year round since Spring 2014, it is unique in both design and the experience it offers. It is undoubtedly one of the island’s gems.
Ibiza-born Toby Clarke established a corporate career in London but chose to return to his native Ibiza to follow a more spiritual path
In 2010 Toby walked around the entire island in 11 days with a single Euro in his pocket. Since completing this feat, he has become well known among island locals for his weekly “magical walks” through his company Walking Ibiza, whose expeditions never fail to impress enthusiastic walkers.
Schools advisor Bridget Nelson on the Catalan education system and choosing the right school for your child
Bridget Nelson runs ‘Planet English’ in Sitges, a pretty coastal town just South of Barcelona. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience of the Catalan education system and here she offers her advice, from preparing your child for school to language adaptation.
Colin Sinclair, headteacher at MORNA International College on Ibiza shares with us his ambitious plans for the school’s future
Ibiza is becoming increasingly attractive to international families, no longer just as a summer holiday destination but also as a place to settle and bring up kids. Here we chat to the head of Morna International College about what parents can expect from an international education on the island.
Founded over 40 years ago in Marbella, Swans is one of the longest established international schools in Southern Spain. The school has always promoted an international outlook, with more than 600 students on the roll, representing some 30 different nationalities.
Oliver Marcos, the Director of The Academy International School in Mallorca talks to us about the school and his love for the island
Oliver Marcos Walker is half British, half Spanish and grew up in Mallorca. He is the Director and Owner of his family business, The Academy International School in Mallorca. The Academy is a private co-educational British school set on a beautiful old farm in Marratxi, near to Palma.