Monday, August 20, 2018

Strikes to hit Spanish airports during peak summer holiday season

No less that twenty-seven strikes are planned. Read the full story to check out the ear-marked dates...

Driving speed limits to be cut across Spain

New speed regulations are set to see motorists slowing down

Caminito del Rey tickets go on sale

Spain's deadliest walkway will be open to the public from March 28

Man travels from Spain to UK on his bus pass

The Home Office are looking into Ryanair's decision to allow the pension to fly

The ten biggest mistakes tourists and expats make in Spain

One of the best ways to avoid being immediately pigeon-holed as a tourist or an expat is to read up on the country you are visiting's etiquette

Straight to the Europa Point: Discovering Gibraltar’s southern tip

The Rock’s wild and windswept southern tip is well worth a visit but hurry -  soon Europa Point will be changed forever

King of the swingers: A report from Gibraltar’s most iconic resident

Ever wondered what goes through the mind of a barbary ape?

Naked Spain

The Olive Press guides you around some of Spain’s best naturist resorts. Factor 30 sun cream a must!

British expat embarks on 1,300km Camino de Santiago

A BRITISH expat is walking 1,300km in her third trip along the Camino de Santiago

Naturist hotel in Almeria among world’s best nudist spots

Hotel Vera Playa Club has been named as the sixth best nudist hotel in the world

Grand re-launch for romantic Ronda getaway

Hotel Molino del Puente is back after a winter refurbishment

Where to eat in Sabinillas and Duquesa

You need to get the insider knowledge to find the best places to eat in Manilva

We found Eldorado in Coin

Best known for the defunct BBC soap the truth is most foreigners who live in Coín have really coined it in, says Jon Clarke

Marbella is the second most expensive beach destination in Spain

Second only to Ibiza, Marbella has become a hotspot for celebrities and the super-rich

Walking the road to El Valero: home of expat author Chris Stewart

Most expats are familiar with Chris Stewart’s idyllic adventures, published in four best-selling books. So when he invited The Olive Press to his stunning farm El Valero as part of a new walking holiday, Tom Powell couldn’t wait to dust off his hiking boots

Building bridges in San Pedro de Alcantara

Once a mere dormitory town for its sassier sister Marbella, San Pedro de Alcantara is today looking decidedly racier. The former farming community has finally come of age, writes Rob Horgan

My Top 10 places to visit around Ronda

Following a request from a reader, Paul Whitelock chooses his Top 10 places to visit around Ronda having already shared his Top 10 places in Spain and in Andalucía and his Top 10 favourite spots in Ronda itself

Benahavis: Billionaires’ paradise

Benahavis is home to some of the world’s wealthiest people, a haven for fine art, fabulous scenery, fantastic golf and first-class cuisine – all within minutes of the Costa del Sol. Tom Powell heads for the hills to sample a slice of the A-list’s Arcadia

Living the high life in Spain

Wendy Williams explores a magical region of myths, mountains and sleeping mayors

Manilva: End of the line

Manilva is becoming the toast of the coast for more than just its wine

When in Sierra Nevada why not also visit…

The ski’s not the limit , just a stone's throw away from this spectacular mountain range are some Granada's most beautiful gems

Getting quizzical in Sabinillas

What happened when three Olive Press reporters challenged the Sabinillas set at O’Callaghan’s popular pub quiz? Tom Powell has the answer!

Sierra Nevada: No business like snow business

There’s nothing like a day on the pistes for conjuring up the Christmas spirit. Ice queens Imogen Calderwood and Jacqueline Fanchini sloped off for a taste of the ‘high life’ - sadly without the king - in the snow-capped peaks of the sunny Sierra Nevada

Jerez: The toast of Andalucia

Sherry is only part of the heady mix that makes Jerez a heaven for hedonists. Imogen Calderwood samples the cultural cocktail that leaves every visitor shaken and stirred

Seven natural wonders of Spain

Missing out on a mention in the world’s 2014 ‘Seven Wonders of Nature’ has galvanised Spain into publishing its own list, and one of Andalucía’s best-loved beauty spots is included
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