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Fiber optic companies in Asturias: Which one to choose?

Internet companies propose a wide variety of shared and private rates so that each individual can choose the one that best suits the demands of each client. However, the cheapest one does not mean that it has to be the preferable one for our case, because it may not acclimatise flawlessly to the particular claims…

Regulations and rental of electric scooters in Asturias

Regulations and rental of electric scooters in Asturias Due to the pandemic, humanity and the reality that we knew has been forced to change. Mobility, for example, has been one of the elements that has changed the most in recent months. During the quarantine, displacements were reduced to practically zero. After it, normality in the…

UNIVERSIDAD DE OVIEDO: ERASMUS OVIEDO / ERASMUS GIJON

You just got the confirmation of your ERASMUS grant for the Universidad de Oviedo? Congratulations! Here are some useful tips for your semester abroad: Universidad de Oviedo – The Campuses Depending on what you are going to study in Asturias, your classes are going to be located in a different place. The campuses of the…

ENERGY IN THE RURAL AREAS OF ASTURIAS: BUTANE OR PROPANE?

The public natural gas network does not reach some of the rural areas of Asturias. Therefore, to meet your energy needs for heating and domestic hot water, you should look for alternative options. In this article we want to talk to you about propane gas and butane gas. Propane gas and butane gas have similar…

Buying cars online, the solution you were looking for so much

Buying cars online, the solution you were looking for so much Having a car that allows us to move, whether within a big city, a town or any other place is essential in these times. Not only to travel for pleasure or work, but to obtain any type of job that involves mobility or even…

COMPULSORY EDUCATION IN ASTURIAS

The standards in Spanish education have greatly improved in the last 20 years through increases in spending and educational reforms. Because the Spanish educational system is quite complex, we will try to explain how it works. In Spain, education is compulsory between 6 and 16 years old. Based upon the Ley Orgánica de Educación or Fundamental Law of…

HIGHER EDUCATION IN ASTURIAS

Upper secondary education After the four years of high school, students have the possibility to do bachillerato and ciclos formativos. Or start working. Bachillerato takes two years and is a preparation for university. There are five possible fields of study: natural sciences, health, social sciences, humanity and art. But these don’t affect the options afterwards.…

HOW TO START A BUSINESS IN ASTURIAS

When moving to Asturias, and Spain in general, finding a job can be quite challenging. Without a decent level of Spanish, the job opportunities are sparse. Therefore, an increasing number of people is starting up their own business. Being self-employed has many benefits, such as more freedom, financial gains and above all the possibility to…

LEARNING SPANISH IN ASTURIAS

When you’re moving to Spain, some basic understanding of Spanish might come in handy. And if you really want to integrate in the society, you will need a decent level of the language. There are plenty of options to learn, going from classes organized by the local governments or the Red Cross to courses in…

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