Saturday, 27 May, 2017


Olive Press columnist Craig Scott gets into the spirit of the spookiest night of the year

The airside bus pulled up to our plane and he gave me one of those looks that screamed out, "here's another thing you've forgotten to tell me about our holiday".

Olive Press blogger Charlotte Hanson joins the press pack in Marbella

Big Basura Day and interior design decisions for Montejaque's Carolyn Emmett

Charlotte Hanson (@wannabe_goddess) uncovers the not so mysterious world of TweetMarbella

How to survive the Feria in Málaga in style, whilst holding a plastic cup of wine

It's perfectly normal to feel isolated when you arrive to Spain and a gym is a great way to feel part of the community, without having to worry about social and language barriers

Flamenco hammered itself into Charlotte's heart and soul in one evening

Madrid is an unassuming capital. Flying over the city a few weeks ago this pilgrim watched it emerge suddenly from roads that twist and turn like ribbons, following a patchwork of brown, olive countryside

The wild queen of soul leaves her crown

As drills roar and bricks shatter, Jane Plunkett praises the tough job of construction site workers

Bartie considers the best vodka for a Bloody Mary

John Woodhead ponders how much he relies on technology

Katie Sims in Pamplona joins the Olive Press blogging team - and discovers the local pintxos (tapas) in the Navarra region

A weekend in the sun comes as a welcome change to conjugating verbs

The other day I went to heaven, or, should I say, paradise on earth. A veritable Garden of Eden. Our good friend invited us to visit her finca in the mountains just outside Yunquera, halfway between Ronda and Málaga

Our resident columnist, formerly of Royal Tunbridge Wells, puts the world to rights

Reading between the lies “I may not agree with what they did but I will defend to the death their right to deny it.” It was...

Paul Whitelock reckons an extract from the lyric of the Beach Boys 1965 hit resonates with lots of people who have come to Ronda to live. But why is this stunning city so special?

From supermarket stalking to swinging with The Krankies - here's some off-beat romance tips - "Mad Dog"-style!

Ciudad Soñada (City of Dreams) was the nickname given to Ronda by the Prague-born poet Rilke who, enchanted by the mountain town, lived here for several months in 1912. Equally enchanted, Paul Whitelock offers a walking tour of the town and highlights the main sites

Marianne Hill shares, in no particular order, her ten favourite things to do in Estepona

Paul Whitelock tucks into chirimoya, mango, kaki, níspero, papaya, guayaba and avocado

They will start their league season at home against El Ejido Rugby Club on 16 October 2011 at the Fernando Hierro stadium in Velez-Malaga

PASS the PORT ... I need a drink! The trials and tribulations of renewing a UK passport in Spain

Hannah discovers the province of Córdoba is full of fantastic landscapes



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