Even some of the simplest things can seem like hard work when you are in a foreign country. For a start there's the funny language, then there's the fact that things are different colours (mailboxes, for example) and things are bought in strange places (you'll never guess where they sell stamps in Spain). This practical advice should at least help you with some of the more common problems in Spain.
See also: Local Travel Advice and Services in Spain
Money & Shopping in Spain
Safety in Spain
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