Sunday, September 23, 2018

‘Tis the season for reflection, writes property expert Amanda Butler

AS has long been predicted, the property market in Mallorca appears to be following the dynamics of other premium locations across the globe including...

CHRISTMAS SPIRIT: Mallorca can make you fall back in love with December, writes Lesley Keith

CAN you believe we are in December, seriously, where does the time go? It seems like it was only a few days ago I...

Beware Marbella, Estepona is the new hotspot on the Costa del Sol

FOR decades Estepona lived in the shadow of its rich, glamorous neighbour Marbella, but now things are changing. Marbella is still very much in...

Sleep tight and have a good night with a new bed

At the THE BED WAREHOUSE S.L, we have 36 years of experience in providing customers with supreme quality beds, sofas and solid oak furniture.   Having previously...

What a year 2017 has been full to the brim of ups and downs

On this day last year, all of my worldly possessions were floating under a metre and a half of water in my mother's basement when the floods hit the coast and I penned my first column for the Olive Press.

Top tips to help relieve IBS pain

IRRITABLE bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic, relapsing and often life-long condition which affects over four million people in the UK. Whilst not technically...

How to get a sparkling smile

WE like to think of tooth whitening as a new, modern procedure… but did you know that the in-office bleaching technique was popular in...

CHRISTMAS WISH: Support the ONCE fundraising campaign at Specsavers Opticas

If they reach their goal, they will be able to fund 400 hours for interpreters to be the eyes, ears and voice of vulnerable deaf and blind people in Spain.  

The Christmas season is the time to pat ourselves on the back

If you are an autonomo, you will also know that is the time that you have to get in any monies owed before Christmas.

Paying homage to Spain’s ultimate Mo Bro

Dali styled it on the moustache of Velazquez, one of the artists he most admired ... and went on growing it. At its max it measured 25 centimetres and reached up to his eyebrows.

Tips on how to embrace your mid-life crisis in Spain

Perhaps it is the fact that, when I’m running down the Spanish Top Ten on my breakfast show, I can recognize only about three of the artists – and wonder where the vowels went with the rest of them (The Weeknd, SZA etc.).

BEWARE: What expats need to know about investment funds in Spain

THE collapse of Continental Wealth Management, an Alicante-based advisory firm, has left tens - possibly hundreds - of investors worried sick.   CWM was not...

Estepona is beginning to rival Marbella in the property stakes

A RECENT article on the Costa del Sol's property market, on Mark Stücklin's Spanish Property Insight website, caught my attention because it stated that...

ME TOO: We must speak out on sexual assault

I HAD decided not to write about the #MeToo movement that spread virally this October, as it seemed that every female columnist around the...

If you think Spain’s timekeeping is weird, blame it on ze Germans

WHEN it comes to getting to bed at a decent hour and waking up in the morning, Spain is still the wild child of...

The Finance Bureau answers the frequently most asked questions about getting a mortgage in Spain

THE Finance Bureau in Marbella has helped thousands of prospective expats and locals find the mortgage that’s right for them. In his decades of experience,...

EXCUSE ME?: Spanish radio hasn’t quite mastered the bleeping technique

IT was a usual autumn afternoon and I was casually cruising through the San Pedro tunnel. OK so I was not actually cruising but...

Artà is largely unaffected by mass tourism and could be perfect for tranquil home, writes Amanda Butler

Town set against backdrop of Serres de Llevant mountains and beautiful countryside

Addams family spring to mind in Halloween themed meals at award-winning restaurant

As Halloween approaches, a particular family comes to Steven Saunders’ mind as they dig into a hearty meal at The Little Geranium, Marbella.

Leading lawyer breaks down the impact Catalunya will have on private business contracts

After two banks have moved their HQ's out of Barcelona leading Spanish lawyer Antonio Flores examines the knock-on effects of the political unrest occurring in Catalunya.

MC Hammered – trying something new every day

Giles breaks down the feelings of introducing the George Benson, Michael Bolton and Pink Purple Zepp Fest concerts.

Celebrity chef Steven Saunders on opening his cooking masterclass on the Costa del Sol

In a timely return to his food column, chef Steven Saunders - who's cooked for the Beckhams, Naomi Campbell and the Queen - recalls...

Ode to autumn: 10 reasons to love the season of mists, mellow fruitfulness and effortless parking

With the summer season over, some may be upset others may rejoice. Here are the reasons why Spain is the gift that keeps on giving.

Pottery, vineyards and cotton weaving – Santa Maria is steeped in Mallorca tradition

Quaint town located close to Roman-era vineyard Maciá Batle

The ‘prettiest village in Spain’ is a perfect spot for a Mallorca home 

OFTEN referred to as the 'Prettiest village in Spain',  Fornalutx is located on the northwest of Mallorca, nestled high up the Tramuntana mountain range overlooking the picturesque Sóller valley.    The pretty cobbled...
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