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Itchy Feet: Spotting an 'expert expat' traveller in the wild

Itchy Feet: Spotting an 'expert expat' traveller in the wild

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You can spot an expert expat traveller a mile away when they're in their national habitat of being 'anywhere new'.

Learning how to love like the Spanish

Learning how to love like the Spanish

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Get your heart out and wear it on your sleeve – you're playing the Spanish dating game now.

How to flirt: a European guide

How to flirt: a European guide

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The French flatter; the Brits are crass. So says a social anthropologist in this review on cross-cultural flirting techniques in Europe.

5 reasons you need to go sailing in Greece this summer

5 reasons you need to go sailing in Greece this summer

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Need inspiration on how to best enjoy your summer holidays? Look no further than sailing the Greek Islands this summer. [Contributed by Sailing Nations]

Is race an issue in Spain? A black woman's story why she left Spain

Is race an issue in Spain? A black woman's story why she left Spain

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"I’m a black woman who wanted to move to Spain for years. Here’s why I lasted only a few months." American Nneka shares her story.

8 faux pas you should avoid in Spain

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Spaniards are relaxed by nature but if you really want to rile their emotions, try committing any of these top eight faux pas.

Things Spaniards say when they’re really mad

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If a Spaniard tells you to 'go fry asparagus', you'd better get out of sight fast in case they start 'giving off sparks'.

Top 10 Spanish films you should watch

Top 10 Spanish films you should watch

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You don't need to meticulously study the dreaded 'subjuntivo' to get a dose of Spanish – Spanish cinema is much more entertaining, shows expat Danni.

Itchy Feet: Losing the language battle

Itchy Feet: Losing the language battle

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It's a hard climb to the top of mount fluency – especially when those linguistic nerves are determined to trip you along the way.

10 unbelievable driving laws in Spain

10 unbelievable driving laws in Spain

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If you're in the mood for confronting Spanish police, then drive in Spain without a t-shirt, argue with a passenger or place your arm on the window.

Spanishized: The Spanish approach to work

Spanishized: The Spanish approach to work

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Don't be the outcast at your Spanish workplace by eating lunch alone or going home early – here's the office etiquette you need to work the Spanish way.

Spanishized: The surprisingly painless unemployment experience

Spanishized: The surprisingly painless unemployment experience

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Signing up for unemployment as a foreigner in Spain was surprisingly easy US expat Michelle discovered – if only the job hunt process would go as smoothly.

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?

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