Thursday, September 20, 2018

Spain recorded highest number of young British deaths than any other holiday destination in the world last year

MORE Brits under 40 were killed in Spain than anywhere else in the world last year.  An investigation by The Sun revealed that 49 Brits...

NICE ONE SON: Valldemossa’s Son Viscos is the perfect B&B for a weekend escape

IT is the perfect place to hole up for a weekend escape. And at just 20 minutes from Palma, it couldn’t be easier to get...

REVEALED: The best tourist destinations in the world – and the UK beats Spain

The awards are based on millions of reviews and opinions from users on TripAdvisor

Monster cruise liner FIVE times bigger than the Titanic sets sail for Malaga

Symphony of the Seas, boasts 23 pools, 20 restaurants and cabins for 8,000 people

DOUBLE TROUBLE: Outrage as Ryanair doubles the cost of reserving standard seats amid claims it purposefully separates families and...

PASSENGERS have been left outraged after Ryanair doubled the price of reserving a standard seat from £2 to £4. The airline has also increased the price...

TRAGIC TRIP: Four women from Mallorca in fatal crash on holiday in Florida

FOUR young women from Mallorca have died in a car crash that left more wounded while on holiday in the Florida Keys. The women were...

AN OCEAN OF OPPORTUNITIES: The Olive Press explores the OD Port Portals Hotel

IT’S fast becoming one of the true social epicentres of Portals. And OD Port Portals hotel is very much THE place to stay for hipsters...

How to make your move to Spain effortless

Life changes don’t come much bigger than moving home, and moving overseas is a good way to increase the challenge by a significant factor....

LIFE’S A BEACH: Balearic beach rated top ten in Europe’s Travelers’ Choice awards

A BALEARIC beach has been named as one of the top 10 in Europe. Formentera’s Playa de Ses Illetes ranked ninth in the TripAdvisor’s...

Jon Clarke took his family on a surf safari in north Brazil, a surprisingly short hop from Spain

IT'S a Brazilian beach version of the Grand National, except these are fishing boats, not horses. The teams start at the top of the sands...

Ryanair cancels ALL FLIGHTS from major UK airports to Spain as Storm Emma takes hold

ALL Ryanair flights from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Leeds Bradford due to the extreme weather currently gripping Europe.  It has also cancelled all flights from Cork,...

Spanish hospitals charging tourists double for care in Barcelona

Shockingly, not even the Hospital de Sant Pau (pictured) know what they are charging the ICPA, which could be in the millions.

Raining Renaults: Don’t be alarmed at the largest student rally in Morocco

We’re talking a pandemic of dinky French hatchbacks plastered with sponsorship stickers, travelling along the highways and byways of Spain in a contest to find the shortest route to Marrakesh.

EU provides record funding to build new power cable between France and Spain

The submarine cable, costing €578 million, will run for 230 miles across the Bay of Biscay to help ease one of Europe’s worst network bottlenecks.

Sierra de las Nieves moves one step closer to becoming national park

The park is home to the largest population of Spanish firs in Andalusia and more than 150 species of birds.

Ryanair announces 29 new routes to Spain in time for the summer

The changes will see more flights coming from Valencia, Alicante and Sevilla as well as domestic flight paths from Sevilla to Alicante and the Canary Islands. 

Spanish grandfather becomes Spain’s oldest Erasmus student

Miguel Castillo, from Liria near Valencia, won the grant to pursue his history degree at a university in Verona after enrolling at Valencia University two years ago. 

Spain’s movie production nearly doubles, according to new report

The report charts the level of production between 2007-8 and compares that to 2015-6 and comes in behind Britain, France and Germany which came first, second and third respectively. 

WATCH: Tourists abandon boat off coast of Spain before it EXPLODES

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dGJ_mLvr6s THIS is the moment a boat carrying tourists off the coast of Spain burst into flames before exploding.  Five tourists jumped and swam for their...

Balearic Islands propose limiting the number of cars to cope with tourism

Formentera town hall say the draft bill will limit the number of cars in circulation and cap the number of rental cars and motorbikes.

WATCH: Amazing moment Malaga’s real life Robinson Crusoe makes fire from plastic bag filled with water

THIS is the moment a Malaga castaway makes fire using a plastic bag filled with water. Alvaro Cerezo is a professional Robinson Crusoe after visiting...

BOOMING HOTELS: Hotel sector a growing industry in the Balearics

THE hotel sector in Mallorca remains one of Spain’s most profitable, despite its seasonal nature. Over the last seven years, the average price of a...

Dozens of flights cancelled in Spain due to snow and bad weather

MORE than two dozen flights have been cancelled in Spain's Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas airport today due to the snowfall since 12pm today.  There are expected...

Discovering Andalucia’s rocky roads on your doorstep

There is nothing I like more than getting out on my mountain bike and exploring the stunningly beautiful Andalucian countryside, writes Ashley Higgins

Bilbao is all hooked up to be the world’s internet hub

Today, there are over 420 submarine cables in service around the world, stretching a length of over 700,000 miles.

Police tracking down van driver in Valencia who had 20 pallets stacked to the roof

The stacks went so high the driver narrowly missed hitting a sign as traffic began to build up near an industrial estate.
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