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Spain Economy and History

ECONOMY: SERVICES The trade balance it has always remained in considerable deficit, only partially attenuated since the second half of the 1980s. Internal trade has always played a leading role in the economic life of the country; the most notable internal exchanges take place between the industrial North and the agricultural areas of the South,… Read More »

Spain Culture

Separated from the rest of Europe by the Pyrenees, Spain forms the Iberian Peninsula with the less extensive Portugal. Third country in Europe by extension, it includes two archipelagos: the Canary Islands in the Atlantic and the Balearics in the Mediterranean. Divided from Africa by the Strait of Gibraltar, Spain can be considered a bridge… Read More »

Spain Post-Franco Literature

Since the end of the seventies Spanish literature has experimented in a frenetic way, given the situation of proud marginality in which it was forced during the long years of Francoism, every model, form and trend of contemporary writing. During the Eighties, political themes, erotic literature, genre fiction (pink or black), often of quality, were… Read More »

Spain Literature: from the 12th to 14th Century

CULTURE: LITERATURE. FROM THE TWELFTH TO THE END OF THE FOURTEENTH CENTURY According to Bridgat, capital was also the opening of the “road of San Giacomo”, which for several centuries (from the twelfth onwards) saw thousands of European pilgrims pass by – including, of course, businessmen and travelers, writers and jesters – headed to Santiago… Read More »

Spain Economy and Communication

ECONOMY Business etiquette Knowledge of Spanish is an advantage, although Spanish business partners often understand English, possibly also German or French. Appointments and business cards are common. Business hours vary from company to company and should be requested in advance. Barcelona Business life in Barcelona is used by foreign visitors and many business people here… Read More »

Shopping in Spain

DUTY-FREE SHOPPING Overview The following articles can be imported duty-free (when entering from non-EU countries): 200 cigarettes or 100 cigarillos or 50 cigars or 250 grams of tobacco; 1 liter of spirits with an alcohol content of more than 22% or 2 liters of spirits with an alcohol content of not more than 22% or… Read More »

Spain Travel Guide

GETTING THERE Arriving by plane As a country located in Europe according to ethnicityology, Spain’s national airline is called Iberia (IB) (Internet: www.iberia.de). Iberia connects the EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg as well as Stuttgart and Hanover with Madrid. Lufthansa (LH) and Eurowings (EW) also connect various German cities with the most important Spanish cities. Austrian Airlines (OS)… Read More »

Spain Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Kingdom of Spain. Capital Madrid. Geography As a country located in Europe according to estatelearning, Spain occupies about four fifths of the Iberian Peninsula, which also includes Portugal, Andorra and Gibraltar. In the northeast, the Pyrenees form a natural border with France. The state territory also includes the Balearic… Read More »

Bilbao Travel Guide

According to DigoPaul, Bilbao is the city to add to your city break for those who enjoy living the good life. Here you will find comfortable temperatures all year round, delicious food, very good shopping opportunities and fantastic culture and architecture. Bilbao – One of the prettiest cities in the world The town is beautifully… Read More »

Valencia Travel Guide

Valencia is one of Europe’s most trendy destinations. Here you can combine a city break with beach life, top shopping, delicious food and many exciting sights. On the arts and culture front, there are not many cities that can compete with Valencia. The city of arts and culture Valencia Spain’s third largest city was founded… Read More »