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Welcome to My Spanish Vida!

About me

I first started writing the blog back in 2013 when we were living in Ras al Khaimah in the UAE. I started the blog as a place to document and share our goings on while we were living overseas.

We left the UAE in 2015 after living there for five years between Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Ras al Khaimah. Previous to the UAE we spent six months in KL Malaysia, where we have very fond memories.

Once we left the UAE we headed home to the UK and then spent time between the UK and our home in Spain. We lived in Plailly near Paris and Leipzig, Germany for a little while until we decided, that Spain was where we wanted to be.

During our overseas adventures we not only got married, we also bought our home in Spain and rescued seven (yep seven!) beautiful feline fur-babies, who we absolutely adore and dote on. 

About the blog

My Spanish Vida (previously called Suncream and Sparkles) is a personal lifestyle blog based here on Spain's Costa Blanca. Along with all things 'lifestyle' I also like to share our overseas travels and of course all about the places we visit and see here in Spain. 

I hope you enjoy reading the blog and following our continued adventures in Spain.

x Heather 

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