Aug 10, 2021
1 mins read
Magandang araw, mga kababayan! Today we drop our latest episode and it's all about The Land of Rabbits - Spain! Listen here: The Greener Side episode 6
This episode delves into Spain's 'autónomo', also known as its self-employed or freelancer visa, as well as the European Union's Schengen visa. If you want to live and work in Spain or anywhere in the EU, this episode is for you!
00:00 - 03:30 - We introduce Irene Falco, our Barcelona-based interviewee
03:30 - 10:30 - We know more about EU's Schengen visa. Is it just a tourist visa, or something more? What documents and how much 'show money' would you need to apply for it? Irene also talks about residing in Netherlands and Italy - the two countries she lived in before moving to Spain.
10:30 - 20:40 - What is the autónomo visa, and how could you apply for it? What are the country's in-demand jobs which don't need Spanish fluency? Also, find out how you could get on the fast track to citizenship!
20:40 - 36:15 - What are Spain's culture and people like, and how similar is it to the Philippines'? How difficult is it to navigate its bureaucracy? Irene tells us about how she lives and works in the country despite not being fluent in its language.
36:15 - Finish - Is the grass greener in Spain? Irene also dishes out tips for aspiring freelancers.
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