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Leaving England

Tanya and I were in a relatively unique position with two older children and a ten-year gap before having two more children. What this...

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...

HAVE YOUR CAKE: Ryanair allows ensaimadas on flights for free

IT is one of the most common sights while boarding planes at Palma airport. Now airline Ryanair has agreed to allow passengers to take a...

Please help us! Balearics top list of top region badly affected by Brexit

THE Balearics would be one of Europe’s worst affected areas in a no-deal Brexit. The government has reported its fears in a hard-hitting damage limitation...

Spain advised to boycott Ryanair as new ‘violating’ hand luggage rules come into force

SPAIN has been advised to boycott Ryanair as its new hand luggage rules come into force today.  The new rules state that passengers who choose...

SAVED: British Airlines has bought out Air Berlin’s Niki

INTERNATIONAL Airlines Group (IAG) has bought out Austrian airline Niki, founded by ex-driver for Formula 1 Niki Lauda. IAG, including British Airways, Iberia, Vueling and...

Sóller Tunnel opens early to the public for free access

HOURS before the official opening, the Sóller tunnel was opened with free access for all. A ceremonial opening with President Francina Armengol  and Consell President...

NEW ROUTES: More flights coming to Palma as airlines shut down

NEW flights from Berlin Tegel airport to Palma de Mallorca will start the first week of January with easyJet. The orange airline is squaring up...

Menorca beach ranks on best in the world

A MENORCA beach has made the list of the worlds best beaches for its white sands and blue waters. Only six beaches in Europe made...

Travelling in Canada: 3 of the Top Cities to Visit

Canada is a cultural mosaic. It’s a great place where various cultures and customs have come together to create a unique place that is...

Tramuntana ranked a favourite

THE Serra de Tramuntana mountain range is the third most popular Unesco World Heritage sites in Spain. The rugged range falls only behind the Roman...

Cruise lines calling tourist tax illegal

THE association of cruise line companies in Europe, the CLIA, is calling the tourist tax unconstitutional and demand the government reconsider it. Next year will...

Record hotel prices hit the Balearics

HOTEL prices have rocketed in the Balearics by a third in just a year. Prices have zoomed by a shocking 30% on last year’s prices,...

Palma to grow as city break destination

City breaks have become the most popular form of holiday in the UK, accounting for over half the market. Palma is quickly growing as...

Russian hackers stealing Brits’ air miles to fund black market luxury holidays

RUSSIAN hackers are stealing Brits’ air miles to fund a black market in luxury holidays, a report has found. A report by Flashpoint found that...

Ronda is a cobbled gem where visitors are quickly transported back in time, writes Jed Neill

IF you were planning for a tour guide but forgot to book in advance... don’t worry, just follow your feet and Ronda will do...

REVEALED: The world’s most and least dangerous holiday destinations for 2018

A NEW interactive map has revealed the least and most dangerous holiday destinations for 2018. The 'Travel Risk Map' ranked countries based on road safety,...

Are you enjoying The Silver lining of your Life?

Do you remember the turbulent 60s? Do you remember when Viet Nam was two separate countries? Can you remember when absolutely no one cared...

ONE BAG ONLY: Ryanair has changed its hand luggage policy and customers are NOT happy

PASSENGERS flying on Ryanair will no longer be allowed two small bags on board unless they are willing to pay for it. The Dublin-based carrier...

MALAGA CHAOS: Which days to expect airport strikes from September to December

TRAVELLERS are bracing themselves for severe flight delays at Malaga airport and across Spain over the coming months. It comes after labour unions called for...

Culture top reason tourists visit Andalucia

Culture has now overtaken weather as the most popular reason to visit

EasyJet passengers suffer 40-hour delay on Malaga to Bristol flight

Around 130 passengers were stranded

Mallorca residents can travel to Balearic Islands for around €20 plus fees from July

Government announces 75% discount for air travel with airlines warned not to hike prices

Fuengirola to Marbella train line extension described as ‘urgent’

Construction company Seopan has placed designated construction as high priority

Spain shatters forecasts for Easter tourism figures

The strong results were not exclusive to the usual coastal hotspots as cities and rural enclaves also saw a soar in visitors

All about Mijas: Visit once and remain enchanted forever

Visit once and remain enchanted forever, the favourite 1960s package tour excursion still has mountains of charm writes Chloe Glover. A SAPPHIRE sea twinkles from...
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