Barcelona Tourist and Expat Guide – I'mMovingToBarcelona

THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE MOVING TO BARCELONA

August 2016

BARCELONA IN AUGUST – CLOSED FOR VACATION

If you come from customer-driven capitalist countries where all shops are open on Sundays and where customer service is highly valued, you might be slightly surprised after settling in Barcelona. Not only are almost all shops closed on Sunday (yep, Zara too) and many close at 2 pm on Saturday but some of them might also close for the whole month of August. When the last occurs, you will usually

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BRUNCH AND MEAL TIMES IN BARCELONA

The Spaniards are pretty strict about their daily meal routine. This is something a foreigner needs to fit into, especially if one doesn’t want to starve. It’s like similar to a train schedule, if you miss one, you’ll need to wait for the following. And sometimes the waiting might be pretty long. The Spanish meals go more or less like this: EL DESAYUNO – breakfast 10:00 am – usually right after

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