Why is a litre of beer in Spain called a mini?
Why do Madrid guys not live up to the Latin reputation for hitting on girls?
Why are Roman street cleaners so glamourous?
Why are there so many ELT publishers in Greece?
Why do some Spanish landlords put the phone down on you when you phone up to enquire about a flat?
It could just be because the room has gone and they can’t be bothered telling people so anymore, but it is more likely to be because they can hear that you are foreign. It is sometimes possible to avoid this by stating your job or nationality straightaway.