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 Interview Corner

May Expat Interview No 4 – Martine Vanderborght

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Martine Vanderborght is in our Expat Interview Hotseat today. She runs a language school in Lanzarote in the Canary Islands. Enjoy!

Martine VanderborghtWhen did you move to Spain, and where from?
We moved to Spain (Lanzarote) in July 2011, coming from Belgium

Who came with you?

Where in Spain do you live now?
Puerto del Carmen – Lanzarote

Do you work? As what?
I’m the owner of a language academy

How are you with speaking Spanish?
Not as good as I should!

If you could change one thing about Spain… what would that be?
The endless paperwork

What is the best thing about living in Spain?
The weather, the food, the more relaxed way of living

LILS LanzaroteWhat is your favourite Spanish dish?
Gambas con ajillo

What is the predominant nationality of your friends in Spain?

If you won the Euromilliones – would you still live where you currently are?
Yes, but my m² would change

If a movie was made about your life – who would play you?
Sandra Bullock

If you had to describe yourself as a sandwich filling… what would you be?
Grilled chicken, I burn from the sun and run around like a chicken

Right – now is the chance to tell us all about your business/website/blog if
you have one (or more of course). Go for your life!

LILS LanzarotePrivate or Group Spanish Lessons with teachers who are Native & Qualified.

“Best Prices Around”

Special Prices for 2 or more students per family.

All ages accepted.

Monday to Fridays

Saturday mornings

Come and learn in Lanzarote’s newest and modern language school.

Visit us on Calle Suecia 22, Puerto del Carmen close to the Hotel San Antonio



Next time we welcome Kirstine O’ Donovan to the hotseat – check back on 2nd June!

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