Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Flight chaos as General Strike hits Spain

Flights grounded as unions get 70 per cent support for the general strike

A land of rebellion, resistance and renaissance

After spending a year living in the region, the Olive Press editor Jon Clarke explains why he identified with the Axarquia

How the Axarquia awakened from its slumber

Novelist David Baird on why, having lived all around the world, he settled in this quiet corner of Malaga, known as a land of rebellion, resistance and renaissance

Buying in the home of bananas and mangoes

The good-value Axarquia is a fabulous place to make a home, writes estate agent Sally Harrison

No socks for me!

Paul Whitelock on why he loves Montejaque

These streets were made for walking

Nicola Cowell takes to the narrow lanes of Jimena to discover why the town is such an enchanted retreat for tourists and expats

Yes, Prime Minister

Despite being discovered by British leader David Cameron, few people have unearthed the true secrets of the Guadiaro Valley

Find true charm in Marbella’s old town

While Marbella has thousands of hotels, the best place to stay is in the Casco Historico

A tale of two cities

Bad boys, IT Girls and Wags... but for those in the know, like Kate Moss, Simon Cowell and Prince Harry, there is a lot more to discover in the heart of Andalucia’s most maligned resort, writes Jon Clarke

Putting on the Ritz

Nicola Cowell takes her first ever stroll around Puerto Banus, Europe's number one haven of ostentatious wealth

A to Z: Secret Andalucian Summer

Take your Andalucian summer beyond the crowded Costa beaches with our 26 favourite spots

Running the gauntlet as a solo blonde in Pamplona

American journalist Sara Wallace, 20, is not as impressed as fellow writer Ernest Hemingway after spending 24 hours at Pamplona’s Running of the Bulls festival

On the gecko trail

Jon Clarke takes a stroll around Andalucia’s most artistic, creative town

What a chestnut!

Jon Clarke takes a tour - and quite a few lunches - around one of Andalucia's best kept secrets

My Top Ten green escapes in Spain

To help launch our new site www.greenguidespain.com, President of Greenpeace Spain, Juan Lopez de Uralde tells the Olive Press about his favourite natural escapes

Malaga airport reopens after ash cloud disturbance

Costa del Sol airport now running but mixed news for Andalucia's other flight hubs

Airports close in southern Spain

Icelandic ash cloud wreaks havoc once more in Spain

Now the dust settles

The flights have landed but the battle has now begun for passenger refunds in Spain

The great escape

Formerly a feared bandit hideout, Andrew Pearce discovers that the picture-perfect town of Olvera is still a great escape – but for very different reasons

A rail Spanish bargain

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

How times change

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

Sustainable Spanish retreats

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 need for stamina in town with big heart

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

A bottomcough…or simply a fart!

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'

The 13.22 from Madrid has just overtaken the plane!

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

A winter wonderland

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