Saturday, October 20, 2018

The ‘most beautiful music festival in the world’ is back in Spain’s Andalucia this summer

PAUSE festival returns this month with five nights of open-air music and art in the spectacular mountain setting of the serranía de Ronda. Around...

Antonio Banderas gets financial backing for new Malaga theatre

ANTONIO Banderas is one step closer to raising the curtain on his Malaga theatre project. The Malagueño actor, singer, and producer has received sponsorship from...

Nit de L’Art and a month long Jazz festival coming to Sa Pobla

SA POBLA has an artsy summer ahead, kicking off with an evening of art taking over the city for the annual Nit de L'Art. The...

15 lesser known ancient ruins that are a must-see in Andalucia and the Costa del Sol in Spain

What are your favourite little known Moorish and Roman sites in Spain?

Malaga’s Pablo Picasso is ‘over exposed’, warn experts

THE Son of Pablo Picasso has pleaded for museums to ‘stop producing so many exhibitions’ featuring his father's work. The Malaga maestro’s pieces are all...

Barack Obama and family meet King Felipe on trip to Spain

IT was the very epitome of a cultural Spanish tour. A day in the Prado, a day in the Reina Sofia looking at Picasso’s famous...

Mallorca celebrates a whale of a win as migration corridor becomes a protected area

THE WHALE corridor in the Mediterranean, which runs just North of Mallorca, has been declared a Protected Marine Area. The government approved a Royal Decree...

Palma’s Cinema a la Fresca on the waterfront returns with more English movies

A STRING of hit movies are to be shown with English subtitles at the annual outdoor cinema season this summer. Cinema a la Fresca begins...

Colors Market brings foodtrucks and entertainment to Palma’s San Carlos castle every Sunday

A SERIES of foodtrucks are driving into the castle of San Carlos in Palma, creating the 'Colors Market' every Sunday with an open food...

Night Markets are popping up all over Mallorca for the summer season

TWO night markets full of local foods, fashion and crafts have popped up around Mallorca for the summer season. Santa Catalina in Palma hosts the...

10 Spanish expressions you might not know

WARNING: They're not for the faint-hearted

Former Smurf Village in southern Spain calls emergency meeting to tackle branding crisis

Juzcar, near Ronda, was painted blue in 2011 after The Smurfs film used it as a marketing tool

Magaluf gets a shopping mall – adding another attraction to their year-round trade

A BRAND new shopping mall has finally opened in Magaluf. The Melia-owned Momentum Plaza adjoins the newly-opened Plaza Hotel. Both the hotel and mall are open...

Hollywood hunk Idris Elba holidays in Ibiza before summer gig on the island

HE is best known as the suave TV detective Luther and for his award-winning portrayal of Nelson Mandela in Long Walk to Freedom. Now Idris...

GUESS WHO: Botched restoration of British patron saint leaves locals scratching their heads in Spain

It comes after the iconic botched Ecce Homo 'restoration' in 2012 went viral

The Juke Joints playing on the Costa del Sol TONIGHT

ONE of the best blues bands in Europe are playing on the Costa del Sol tonight.  The Juke Joints - who were actually crowned the...

Spas and jacuzzis are growing in popularity around Mallorca thanks to HotSprings Spas

WHEN it comes to spas and Hot Tubs there is not much David can’t tell you. Mallorca’s top agent for world-leading American company HotSpring Spas,...

HIT THE NORTH: A look inside the exclusive town of Pollensa

SITTING high on a promontory lording over the bay of Pollensa sits one of Spain’s most exclusive properties. Owned by British financier, Lord James Lupton,...

Rialto Living’s newest artist on show is Luis Maraver and his India inspired works

INSPIRED by his trips to India, Luis Maraver is the newest artist exhibition at Palma’s Rialto Living store. The 61-year-old Spanish painter has been travelling...

La Sala by the Sea kicks off summer season with White & Gold fiesta

The who's who of the Costa del Sol descended on La Sala by the Sea

Spanish magician Jorge Blass announced to return to Palma

MAGICIAN Jorge Blass has been announced to return to the Palma Auditorium from August 31 through September 2 with a whole new act. With a...

How Andalucia’s ‘de la frontera’ towns got their names… and what they mean

Lenox Napier pores over medieval maps to discover how Andalucia’s ‘border towns’ got their names

Son Servera hosts an artsy weekend with Vi Nit de L’Art

SON Servera has a very artsy weekend of theatre, concerts, art exhibits, and diverse culture on June 9 and 10. Vi Nit de L'Art 2018...

The UK’s top three most viewed homes abroad are all in the Balearic Islands

THE three most viewed homes abroad from curious Brits are all in the Balearic Islands. Love Island's Casa Amor ranks in at number two. According to...

Cirque de Soleil returns to Malaga

AFTER a decade’s absence, popular alternative circus Cirque du Soleil returns to Malaga this month with its new acrobatic spectacular, Totem. Expected to attract...

Iconic Andy Warhol arrives on the Costa del Sol

The exhibition, Warhol. Mechanical Art, promises to take visitors on a ‘journey’ starting with Warhol’s earliest work
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