17 Things No One Will Tell You Before You Move to Spain

Choosing to live in Spain can be one of the best decisions a person ever makes. Made up of 17 unique regions each with their own history, culture, and cuisine, there’s never a shortage of new things to do. Here are a few hot tips to make your move go smoothly.

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1. Don’t go out during Siesta

Really — just don’t do it. Most stores — except big name stores in large cities — close between 2pm and 5pm for people to take a siesta, or short nap. Many people who work in retail work this split day.