In his latest article for A Place in the Sun, UK-born Matthew Hirtes discusses his “less than idyllic” reason for moving to Gran Canaria – his youngest son’s diagnosis with leukaemia at eight months of age – and how he fared as a house husband in those early days of the relocation. Matthew also covers the quality of education and healthcare on the island (both can be excellent), as well as property and job opportunities for expats. Matthew and his wife, a local Canarian, today run an English language academy for children aged three to 12.
Read the full article here.
Matthew is the author of Going Local in Gran Canaria: How to run a holiday destination into a home (Summertime 2012). For more info, visit matthewhirtes.com.