Skip to content

Alan, along with Elle, is the owner of Spain Buddy. He was born in the North of England (Lancashire) and travelled extensively before eventually settling in Almería. Alan has 3 sons from the first of his 18 marriages, (Sam, Joe & Ben) who are all now adults. You can read more articles by Alan on his personal blog at and see more of his photography on his photography website as well as on Flickr and Instagram. Also, for less than the price of a cup of coffee each month you can help support Alan's photography (and get some freebies into the bargain). Click here to visit his Patreon page to find out more.


  1. Irene
    February 1, 2017 @ 7:52 pm

    How can I get one more f these cards as I come I Lanzarote several times a year


    • Elle Draper
      February 2, 2017 @ 11:47 am

      Visit the Revolut website (link in the artricle above) and it will take you through step by step. It’s an “App” though – so you will probably need a smartphone tp use it once it is set up. Alan sorted ours out and we’re already saving money with Revolut’s better exchange rates and zero or low fees (we’ve not paid a fee yet). E x


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *