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Secrets of the Menú del Día – The history & future of Spain’s lunchtime meal deal



Join me and journalist, Fiona Govan from The Local news website as we eat our way through a Menú del Día – Spain’s great value fixed-price lunch menu which you can find in pretty much any restaurant in Spain, although often tourists and visitors are not sure what it is or what it includes. Find … Continue reading Secrets of the Menú del Día – The history & future of Spain’s lunchtime meal deal


Nine Spanish culture shocks: Habits in Spain I can’t get used to



Nine Spanish culture shocks that I still can’t get my head around, even after living in Spain for nearly six years. Here they are… 1. Volume control? According to the World Health Organisation Spain is the second noisiest country in the world after Japan. This would explain why several times a week I wish I … Continue reading Nine Spanish culture shocks: Habits in Spain I can’t get used to


Shops, shopping Spanish style and opening hours – WIS014



Let’s hit the shops! Need a stamp? Run out of milk and everything’s closed? Fancy some churros? I’ll take a look at Spain’s traditional shops, run through their names and admire how they continue to survive in the face of the big supermarket chains. I’ll also talk about how to navigate Spain’s sometimes frustrating opening … Continue reading Shops, shopping Spanish style and opening hours – WIS014