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How is Spain different from the rest of Europe? Feb 2016

How is Spain different from the rest of Europe? Feb 2016

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'Spain is different' is precisely the motto that us Spaniards use to satirize our country.

Nonetheless, it couldn't be more true. Note some of Spain's peculiarities:

  • Schedule: Spaniards start to work at 9, have a lunch break from 2 to 5 and work again from 5 to 8, more or less. This general outline can vary, but a three-hour lunch break is pretty normal. Spaniards have lunch between 2 and 3 and dinner between 9 and 10, even later during the weekends. And yes! Some have siesta. The news o

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