The Spanish have the right balance when it comes to work and social life. Their lives generally do not revolve so much around their work but more about what happens after it. It is quite common for life to begin when the sun goes down, especially in summer. Much of Spanish life is lived in the streets and the atmosphere is especially vibrant at fiesta time.
Because of the temperate climate and the long hours of sunshine, Spaniards tend to get up later in the morning and stay out later at night than the rest of their European neighbours. It is quite common for life to begin when the sun goes down, especially in summer. Much of Spanish life is lived […]
The Real Spain still exists in many areas of rural Spain and should be searched out as it gives you a good feeling living in a society where these aspects can be found to still exist. How do you identify and find the much searched for “Real Spain”? Real Spain still exists in many areas […]
Eye contact in Spain is very important. However women should be careful with making eye contact with strangers, as it might signal interest of a romantic nature. Every country has its own culture, if you want to enjoy your trip to any country you choose to visit, it is wise that you learn a thing […]
One the first things that any tourist will quickly discover is that Spaniards have their own dining timeline which is very different from most countries. It is important to keep this in mind as you plan your activities and to take full advantage of the local cuisine. There is one phrase that you will often […]
No self-respecting Spanish bar would risk being caught without an intriguing array of tapas arranged across its counter. These saucer-sized bites, as much a part of Spanish culture as the siesta and the fiesta, come in infinite varieties and, more often than not, are completely unidentifiable to the untrained eye. No self-respecting Spanish bar would risk being caught […]