Spotlight on Linda Talluto by Susannah Grant

This month we catch up with Boston-raised, former corporate banker, organiser extraordinaire of INC wine and tapas events, US Embassy Community Liaison Officer, intrepid traveller and imminent grandmother, Linda Talluto What have you been doing in Madrid since you arrived a year ago? To be honest, I spent a lot of time trying to figure […]

Spotlight on Carrie Chen Jun by Susannah Grant

CARRIE CHEN JUN This month we talk to Shanghai-born, Auditor, Financial Broker, Professional Singer, Author, Multi-lingual interpreter and Business Advisor, Carrie Chen Jun. What brought you to Madrid in 2002? An aeroplane! I felt like taking a break from my hectic financial career in order to focus on developing some of my other talents and […]

Spotlight on Tiziana Krause-Jackson by Susannah Grant

  This month the spotlight falls on former lawyer, European literature teacher, translator and multi-lingual Italian grandmother, Tiziana Krause-Jackson, who has lived and relished the Arts in Madrid and bicycling at her summer house in Denia for the past 20 years. You married your British husband, a retired Diplomat after having only spent 23 days […]

Spotlight on Anne Pinder by Susannah Grant

    This month we delve into the life of long term Madrid resident, former INC Board Member and tour guide extraordinaire, Anne Pinder who originally hails from Iowa. How did you get into the tour guiding and walking business?  I originally started by organizing walking and biking trips for a large group of Spanish friends almost […]

Spotlight on Callie Stewart by Susannah Grant

British physiotherapist, Happy Loro, mother and grandmother of 3 and longstanding INC member, Callie Stewart, tells us about her superfood plantations in Paraguay and the secret to an enriching, long and happy life in Madrid.  1.       When did your overseas adventures start? When I was 25 my father banished me to Canada l as I […]

Spotlight on Katie Schmidt by Susannah Grant

SPOTLIGHT ON KATIE SCHMIDT, a former Epidemiologist from the US, gives us invaluable insight into a healthier lifestyle and wellbeing. 1.Tell us about being an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and how did you get into that field? As a Health Coach, I’m a nutrition and wellness advisor and accountability partner who works closely with women […]