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Even Spanish locals admit the uniqueness of Spanish customs; from tapas culture and time management to siestas and hugging, here's a brief guide to understanding Spanish cultural quirks.
There is a range of heating options in Spain besides electricity that can keep your house cosy and warm, says Sandra Piddock.
Barcelona is a top city for expats but it's not all sunshine, tapas and siesta in the Catalan capital – here are both pros and cons to living the Barcelona expat life.
There are many top Spanish shoe styles that have reached international fame, from high-end Manolo Blahnik to the woven-soled 'espardenyas'. Here are the best Spanish shoe brands.
American expat Cat Gaa laments the loss of the authentic Spain she first fell in love with, as American culture slowly infiltrates Spain's way of life.
You'll be thankful that Spain gives four months maternity leave and is breast-feeding friendly, although the post-birth paperwork isn't much fun.
If someone asks to pull their hair, you probably shouldn't. Knowing these common Spanish phrases can keep you out of some awkward situations and talking like a local.
"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.
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.
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.
Bombón or cortado? Coffee is an institution in Spain, although you'll find many coffee variations that you've never seen before.
Karen McCann explains the peculiarities of the Spanish types of tea and coffee, and how tipping is generally handled in Spain.
Do children use the teacher's first name, surname or just 'teacher' – and what does this reflect about local culture?
Should foreigners avoid joining 'expat bubbles'? Blogger Karen McCann considers the pros and cons of mingling with expat groups when living abroad.
Rather than be frustrated with always sticking out as the 'foreigner', expat Jessica looks for a silver lining to looking different abroad.