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Living the Spanish life: The best of Spanish coffee

Living the Spanish life: The best of Spanish coffee

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Bombón or cortado? Coffee is an institution in Spain, although you'll find many coffee variations that you've never seen before.

Dancing in the Fountain: The tipping point of Spanish coffee and tea

Dancing in the Fountain: The tipping point of Spanish coffee and tea

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Karen McCann explains the peculiarities of the Spanish types of tea and coffee, and how tipping is generally handled in Spain.

How do children address their teachers across the globe?

How do children address their teachers across the globe?

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Do children use the teacher's first name, surname or just 'teacher' – and what does this reflect about local culture?

Dancing in the Fountain: The best – and worst – of expat friendships

Dancing in the Fountain: The best – and worst – of expat friendships

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Should foreigners avoid joining 'expat bubbles'? Blogger Karen McCann considers the pros and cons of mingling with expat groups when living abroad.

10 things to know before moving to Spain

10 things to know before moving to Spain

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In the Garlic authors share 10 tips about surviving and loving Spain in all its diversity.

The secret upside to looking foreign abroad

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Rather than be frustrated with always sticking out as the 'foreigner', expat Jessica looks for a silver lining to looking different abroad.

Dancing in the Fountain: Spanish approach to healthcare

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Karen McCann discusses the Spanish approach to healthcare compared to the US and some of the natural remedies that still persist in southern Spain.

Expat dating: Online dating guide for expats

Expat dating: Online dating guide for expats

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Online dating is today's new norm – and an excellent way for expats to meet like-minded people when moving abroad. How can you make online dating work for you?

22 New Year's resolutions every expat should cross off

22 New Year's resolutions every expat should cross off

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As an expat it's more about memorising foreign irregular verbs or visiting that landmark you keep putting off, rather than slimming down or saving.

An expat wife: Why rituals are important for expat families

An expat wife: Why rituals are important for expat families

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Maria Foley explains why family rituals are so important for giving expats some much-needed familiarity and a sense of belonging, particularly during festivities.

The perfect Spanish gift – Kukuxumusu, cartoon cool

The perfect Spanish gift – Kukuxumusu, cartoon cool

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Whether you're planning your Chrismas shopping or just looking for the perfect Spanish gift for friends abroad, Zach Frohlich has a suggestion.

The 12 grapes of wrath

The 12 grapes of wrath

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Prepare yourself for the New Year countdown in Spain – make sure it includes 12 grapes to stuff in your mouth with each clock stroke.

Expatica wishes you a merry multicultural holiday

Expatica wishes you a merry multicultural holiday

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There's no better time to mix the best of our cultural traditions than at Christmas. The Expatica team shares personal favourite Christmas traditions, as we reflect on the best of Expatica 2015.

The Mobile Life: The best about 'European' nationality

The Mobile Life: The best about 'European' nationality

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Europe is about incorporating diverse cultural values, free movement and sharing ideas – would you vote for 'European' nationality?

From Barcelona: Cross cultural dating and relationships

From Barcelona: Cross cultural dating and relationships

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Blogger Jeremy Holland recounts his swinging single days to compare the differences between dating American and Spanish women, and discusses how speaking faltering Spanish can be a double-edged sword in a relationship.

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