Monday, July 23, 2018

A fun-filled getaway in Sotogrande

Jon Clarke discovers that Sotogrande is more about activities and sports than hobnobbing with the upper classes

In Boca: Fairuz

Hidden in the the hills above the Costa del Sol, a mixture of Middle Eastern, north African and European cuisine

House prices in Spain continue to plummet

Nearly a quarter of homeowners owe more money than their properties are worth

Creamfields Andalucia 2012

Eloise Horsfield looks back a week after Andalucia's biggest dance festival

Agony Ant – Spanish legal problems addressed

Antonio Flores looks at what happens when opposing lawyers know each other outside of the court room and answers readers legal queries

Where to stay in Sotogrande

The Olive Press looks at some of Sotogrande's most reasonably priced hotels

Spain plans to make green taxis

Madrid city hall sets out new regulations to create ecotaxis

Revisiting Spain’s sunshine soaps

Mason Jones looks at the British TV shows that have helped to put Spain on the map

Spain’s small businesses feel the brunt of the recession

A staggering 80% of companies in Andalucia are suffering

Water is perfect headache cure, says study

Drinking seven glasses of water a day eases pain and improves the quality of life

Beat the Spanish summer’s heat nasties

Top tips on how to avoid food poisoning when cooking alfresco

Estrella Morente to perform in Malaga’s bullring

The singer is excited to bring flamenco music to the bullfighting arena

Brand new presenters for iTalk

Three new voices are adorning the airwaves, including UK actress Debbie Arnold

Instruments stolen from Nerja school

Three saxophones, an accordion and a violin were taken from San Miguel school

Sotogrande’s true nerve centre

Put simply, Pueblo Nuevo is where you get things done

Oi! Who are you calling ‘Benidoom’?

Holidaymakers set up Facebook campaign after British tabloid described Benidom as in a 'pit of depression and despair'

Blue flag losses for Nerja

Flags removed from El Playazo and Maro beaches

Hobnobbing with the ‘Firm’

Fancy hanging out with the British Royals? Head to Sotogrande

Spain’s white elephants in the room

Rund Abdelfatah looks at the overzealous spending and ill-chosen investments of the boom years that have left Spain on the brink of collapse

Have a stomping good time in Sotogrande

Polo tournaments attract plenty of well-healed, colourful characters, particularly at the Gold Cup at Santa Maria club in August

Foodie heaven: Spain voted into world’s top five food destinations

Survey by Hotels.com finds the way to a holidaymaker’s heart is through the stomach with Spain one of the top five destinations for food…

Olympic size debt

Introducing a new monthly currency column, Keith Spitalnick looks at the inconsistencies in financial reporting and whether the Olympics are really worth their weight in gold…

British schoolgirl faces sunglasses horror during holiday in Spain

Laura Musson was left with a severely swollen face after suffering an allergic reaction to cheap sunglasses

Al Gore prepares to visit Gibraltar

The former US vice president will deliver a speech at a major environmental forum

Taking a walk on the wild side through the Sierra Nevada

Wendy Williams spends a few days walking from the fabulous mountain hotel Alcazaba in the heart of the Alpujarras

New royal decree targets Spanish university students

Anyone on scholarship must pass at least half their subjects or else pay the grant back in full
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