Tuesday, 16 January, 2018

Travel

Half-price Spanish trains give the UK a RENFE their money

Paul O’Connell re-visits a town of growth and prosperity

Are you concerned about the environment? Would you rather take the train than travel by aeroplane, or car? As the Copenhagen earth summit looms, Asha Stuttard finds ten eco-friendly options right on your doorstep around Spain

A white town with a buzzing social scene, Andrew Pearce gets in shape and explores the vibrant streets of Jimena de la Frontera and neighbouring San Pablo de Buceite

Michael Raphan gives a hilarious account of his trip to Almeria with his girlfriend and with pungent ramifications. This, and many other stories based upon Spanish living, can be found in the new book 'Courting the Bull'

For the first time, more passengers are taking the train between Madrid and Barcelona - the world's fifth busiest airline route

Hostelbookers explains why winter budget travellers head for Marbella and Puerto Banus

Why everyone should take a butchers inside the privileged world of the Bishop’s Avenue of Andalucia, where the average house price is 1.5m euros, writes Jon Clarke

The land of rebellion, resistance and renaissance - where bananas, mangoes and just about anything else grows

Rough Guide to Andalucia author Geoff Garvey tells of the highs and lows of travelling around the region

Hot tips for those who don't mind losing all their clothes

Take a trip round the other side of the Rock of Gibraltar

Looking for a fabulous family day out? Why not try Jerez?

As London embarks on its first ever bike scheme, the Olive Press looks at the reasons behind the scheme's success in Sevilla

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

Robberies, heroin overdoses and Spain’s best beer. John Colley has experienced a lot while sketching his way along the little-known branches of the Camino (or Way) de Santiago

It was only a matter of time before a Cabinet Minister got in on the Costa de la Luz’s best kept secret, all expenses paid of course

Fancy somewhere different to lay down your towel this weekend? Is the Costa del Sol just too busy and the Costa de la Luz too windy?

Not one to miss out on a big opportunity, Ryanair is thinking of charging obese passengers more to use their flights

Is it possible to cart your wife and kids across the Straits for a long weekend in Morocco? Luke Stewart gave it a go

Hotel Molino del Santo, in Benaojan, has also been voted ‘Best Hidden Gem in Europe’ by the millions of customers who use the Trip Advisor website each year.

The Olive Press asked seasoned travel writer Guy Hunter Watts to pick out his eight favourite hotels in Andalucia.... one for each province

On a recent trip to the most northern of the Canary Islands, Lanzarote, I was amazed at the breathtaking landscape and sheer diversity of food.

Historic Antequera is just a wolf howl away from a fascinating wilderness park in Malaga’s mountainous interior.

The reputations of Pizarro and other conquistadores left a legacy for the mother of an extremeño to worry about

Pale rider Jason Heppenstall does his best Clint Eastwood impression and convinces his family that he is not in fact a cowboy

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