non-touristy things to do in Spain

Non Touristy Things to Do in Spain

When most of us travel, we want to visit the ‘must-sees’ but we also want to hang out with locals doing non touristy things. It’s hard to strike a balance, so when we plan custom trips for Totally Spain clients (and we’ve been doing this since the year 2000), in addition to highlighting top attractions, we recommend many non touristy things to do in Spain so clients can get a sense of the Spain that we know and love.

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Top Hotel Complaints in Spain & How To Avoid Having to Make Them

As a Spain travel specialist with 16 years under our belt, we’ve seen and personally lodged a few hotel complaints over the years. Unfortunately (or fortunately) most hotel complaints in Spain stem from cultural differences. Today, we’re going to outline the top complaints, explain why they happen and provide workarounds so you can enjoy that perfect holiday in Spain.

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Spanish Mealtimes – When to Eat in Spain

One of the most common questions we answer is about Spanish mealtimes. Being based here in Spain, we frequently see travellers to Spain sitting down to meals at the wrong time. We always encourage our  Totally Spain clients to make a note of (and adapt to) Spanish mealtimes – especially when travelling to less touristy areas and in the low season. Why? If you do dine at the correct Spanish mealtimes, you are much more likely to find yourself eating authentic Spanish food with lots of local colour, noise and atmosphere – which is always better than dining alone.

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