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THE CUISINE OF ASTURIAS

Spanish Food and Cooking is steeped in richness and diversity. The gastronomy varies by region dramatically and the green Coast is a must for gourmet travellers. The Atlantic region, in the north of Spain, stands out with its specialties consisting of sauces and fish dishes. Asturias, concretely, offers diversity in a cuisine that blends “sea and mountain”, with…

BECOMING A RESIDENT IN GIJÓN

If you are planning to move to Gijón and it is going to be your first time living in Spain, most likely you will need to get the NIE. The NIE (Número de Identificación de Extranjero) is a Spanish identification number assigned by the Spanish government to any foreigner. Both EU citizens and non-EU citizens get issued a…

GIJÓN, THE PEARL OF THE GREEN COAST

Gijón is without a doubt one of the most special cities of the northern Green Coast of Spain. Encompassing 182 km² and a population of around 275 735, it is the largest city in the region of Asturias, located on the Bay of Biscay. Both the sea and the mountains are continually present in this city, which…