Archive for August 20, 2011


Alternative Travel Guide to Spain?


This is where you can ask zany or silly questions and tell outright lies about Spain. Go on, go for it! I´ll start us off:

- Contrary to popular opinion, Portugal is not one of Spain´s provinces, but an actual country.

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Travel Guide to Spain?


Gastronomía manchega, Pedro Muñoz.

Image via Wikipedia

Feel free to ask any questions, that could make your stay in Spain easier or more enjoyable!?

Just to start us off:

- Post office boxes are yellow and are marked “Correos”.

- Instead of the habitual British fare, do try some tapas(snacks) or regular Spanish food.

- In most places you will NOT find public toilets. Bars and restaurants are ´supposed´to let you use them free of charge.

- Do not use shampoo or soap, when using the beach showers(heavy fines!).

- If you have ´unusual´questions or just tourist info, why not ask a street person(and tip them, please!).

- Watch out for pickpockets(these are usually well dressed).

- Watch out for women who offer you a flower(professional pick-pockets!).

- When sitting on a terrace, put your purse on your lap.

- Do not forget your sunblock! The Spanish sun is a killer.

- In this climate, it is imperative that you drink enough water. Remember: coffee and alcohol are diuretics, they get rid of your fluids -> replenish them!!

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Any further questions, just ask!

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