5-Minute Spanish

5 facts about Spaniards

1. Spaniards are used to eat late.

Normally they have dinner close to midnight. 

2. Spaniards have 2 surnames.

Father’s surname goes always first, and the mother’s one second. F.e.: María Hernández (from Father) García (from mother).

3. Breaks, free time and siestas are a huge part of everyday Spanish life.

No establishments are open during the siesta. Spaniards know how to relax.

4. Nudity is legal in Spain

With 3,000 hours of sunshine a year, there are also few better places to top up your tan… Without any bikini 👙 

5. For most Spaniards paella isn’t a national dish.

Locals see paella as a Valencian dish. But that doesn't make it any less delicious.