What are the items that I should bring with me because they’re not available (or are too expensive) where I am going?
Almost all items are available in Barcelona. There are specialized shops for food from South America, Asia, Africa and the rest of Europe.
Will anyone have particular trouble finding clothes that fit?
It may not be so easy to find the largest shoe sizes in ordinary shops, but there are always shops that specialize in sizes that are less common.
What grocery stores do expats in your city shop at?
Alcampo, El Corte Inglés, Carrefour, Eroski, Caprabo.
Where can other household items (such as cleaning materials and home furnishings) be found?
Barcelona is filled with many types of shops, and has many giant-scale shopping malls, where many products can be found without difficulty.
What are factors that might affect my shopping habits in this country/city?
The largest supermarkets are open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. from Monday to Saturday. Some smaller shops may have long opening hours.
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