All About Moving to Spain

by Samual Torth

Discovering about Spain is the best way of planning and having a good time on your vacation. Spain is a different country in culture and geography. Spanish geography consists of deep green pastures, white caped mountains, deserts, and sand and surf coastlines. There is something for everyone.

Spanish cities offer a varied history, an assortment of cultural regions, brilliant nightlife and seaside’s that won’t quit. There are countless cities that you can decide from for your trip. Barcelona is a multinational city that is renowned for its remarkable architecture. Madrid is the capital of Spain and has great museums and brilliant nightlife. The Costa Blanca is a Mediterranean vista with white sand and pounding surf that sets your spirit free.

About Spain

The Spanish language is unlike that heard in North and South America. Castillian is the most widely spoken form of Spanish and is closely related to Portuguese. It is influenced by Italian and French. There are some other less common forms of Spanish such as Catalan, Galician, and Basque spoken in some areas of Spain.

Those traveling internationally usually arrive by air. There are numerous international airports doting the country and most major airlines depart and land at the major airports. Several discount carriers offer flights to Spain at reasonable prices.

Once you’re in the country, travel by bus is one of the easiest ways to get around. Larger cities have good public transportation services. They are handy and offer regular timetables departing to vacation areas.

Car rental companies operate in most large cities and in just about all airports. If you want to journey extensively throughout Spain or just want the freedom to go where you want to go and when, this may be your best choice. You will find facts and prices on the Internet under Car Rental Companies or from your travel agent.

Living in Spain – Food and Accommodations

There are a wide variety of eateries throughout the nation in both the larger cities and towns. It stands to reason that seafood is well liked among the vacationers in coastal areas. This food is very fresh and is delivered daily. Meat is universal as well, with a wide selection of both meat and fish on most menus.

Spanish culture does not see much frozen food in Spanish restaurants. Fresh meat is their main stay with vegetables and other ingredients. This means by and large the first choice components are incorporated into their cooking. Most Spanish dishes, rely on the flavor of the fresh food, before spices or preservatives would be added.

Lunch and dinner timetables may vary from other countries. Here the lunch often eaten at around two o’clock and dinner as late as nine o’clock as opposed to North American customs.

Taverns and Tapas can be located anywhere in the country. It is a great way to meet and interact with local people. There is no age restriction to enter a tavern. You will find that public intoxication is little known and is, in general, discouraged by the Spanish establishment.

All About Spain:

Spain is part of the European Union. It began using the Euro Dollar as currency in 2002 and most merchants and businesses will not accept other currency. You should exchange your dollars before you move international but you can exchange your money at banks or international airports after landing.

International Credit Cards are accepted all over Spain. There are also ATM machines suitably located. In most places you will be required to show identification or a passport to use your credit card to prevent identity theft.

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