Thursday, August 11, 2022

Andalucia

La Inglesa: The extraordinary love story behind a winery in the heart of Spain’s Andalucia and the Englishwoman that...

NESTLED in the heart of Andalucia you can find the Sierra de Montilla (Cordoba), an unexpected paradise for wine lovers. Often eclipsed by the nearby...

Tears of St. Lawrence: When and how to see the Perseid meteor shower in Spain’s Malaga

POPULARLY known as the Tears of San Lorenzo, the Perseid meteor shower is one of the most magical nights of the year for astronomy...

A-list megayacht—owned by UK billionaire— moors in Spain’s Malaga

AT a staggering 98.4 metres long, the megayacht Aviva, built for a UK billionaire, is the largest private pleasure vessel to visit the new...

WARNING: Spain braced for heavy storms in several regions as heatwave ends with sudden temperature drop

SPAIN’S meteorological agency has warned that storms are expected to hit in several regions of the peninsula towards the end of the week when...

Free Willy: A stolen parrot that kept calling out for its owner is found

A PARROT that had been stolen from Alhaurin last May, has been found and returned to his owners. Thanks to the bird’s frequent and insistent...

Pigments of the imagination: Why you should be seeking out caves in southern Spain this summer

Looking for somewhere to cool off this summer? Visiting southern Spain’s amazing caves tell the story of early human culture, with Shannon Chaffers

Drunk driver arrested on wrong side of road near Spain’s Antequera following dramatic police chase

A 35-year-old man has been arrested by the police for drunk driving and reckless behaviour behind the wheel. The events occurred at around 4:30am yesterday,...

Over 700 daily police officers plus drone to patrol over Spain’s Malaga Feria

THE special security device for the long-awaited Malaga Fair 2022 is ready—including, for the first time ever, the use of a drone to ensure...

Ryanair cancels ten flights as new weekly cabin crew strikes start in Spain

A new set of four-day weekly strikes by Ryanair cabin crew staff in Spain led to ten flight cancellations on Monday. The most affected airport...

Explore: How to spend a weekend in Sanlucar de Barrameda, Spain’s 2022 capital of gastronomy

The tucked-away seaside town of Sanlucar de Barrameda is fast-becoming everyone’s favourite weekend spot, writes Sorrel Downer.

Jamon Iberico for just €5 in World Ham Contest back in Estepona on Spain’s Costa del Sol after a...

ESTEPONA will once again play host to the ‘Popi’ World Ham Contest brings together jamon professionals and products from across Spain. The gastronomic event, which...

Spain’s Andalucia expects to reach 30 million tourists this year

ANDALUCIA expects to reach the figure of 30 million tourists in 2022—close to pre-pandemic figures. The forecast is that 30 million visitors will pass through...

Ukrainian refugees bound and gagged in Benidorm house robbery on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A violent Ukrainian robbery gang who targeted fellow compatriots, including refugees from the current war, has been arrested by the Policia Nacional. Four people were...

Dramatic rescue of toddler trapped inside overheating car in Spain’s Huelva

POLICIA LOCAL of Aljaraque (Huelva) have been forced to smash a car window in order to save the life of a young toddler. The incident...

Spain’s Torremolinos expects to exceed 90% occupancy rate in August

TORREMOLINOS leads the hotel occupancy rate in the province with a forecast of 90% in August. According to Margarita del Cid, Mayor of Torremolinos, Torremolinos...

Mystery of how the Cold War spy who met the Kennedys ended up dead in a ravine in Spain’s...

IT started as a Cold War tale of intrigue involving a spy, international headlines and appearances from Robert and Edward Kennedy. It ended when a...

Beach bar in Spain’s Malaga awarded ‘Best Chiringuito 2022’ by prestigious gastronomy magazine

THE in vogue Tapas Magazine, a new format of gastronomy guide, together with the emblematic Aperol Spritz aperitif, has awarded the Best Chiringuito 2022...

How Sotogrande has greatly improved it’s food scene over the last few years

WHETHER you're looking to see how the other half live or just looking for some decent food, Sotogrande has a lot to offer these...

Sotogrande is home to more top-notch golf courses than you can shake a nine-iron at

IT would not be unfair to call Sotogrande the home of Spanish golf. After all, it has some of the oldest courses in the country...

Spain’s Almeria to have second dog friendly beach

THE JUNTA has just granted the authorisation for a second dog friendly beach on Almerian shores. There is currently only one official dog friendly beach...

EXCLUSIVE: Two men arrested after being caught on camera as they try to break into homes in Marbella on...

VIDEO footage showing two men trying to break into a home in an exclusive resort in Marbella has been crucial in collaring two men...

Spain reports first child deaths caused by acute hepatitis in Andalucia and Murcia regions

TWO children have died of acute hepatitis in the Andalucia and Murcia regions of Spain. They are the first deaths of youngsters in the country...

Man in Spain’s Granada arrested for carrying two puppies in sealed plastic bag in midst of suffocating heatwave

A MAN has been arrested for animal cruelty in Granada after carrying two puppies in a sealed plastic bag, inside a closed backback, magnifying...

Spain’s Benahavis tops ranking for most expensive in Spain to buy property—with 8 more Malaga municipalities in top 50

NINE municipalities in Malaga are among the 50 most expensive places to buy property in Spain. Based on listings published by real estate portal Idealista,...

Police smash Costa Blanca drugs gang who exported narcotics out of Spain

A Costa Blanca-based drugs gang has been brought down in a joint operation between the Guardia Civil and Policia Nacional. Four men and two women...

Police investigate spate of ‘needle spike’ attacks on women in clubs across Spain

SPANISH police are investigating a spate of recent attacks across Spain on women who believe they were spiked with needles at nightclubs.  Police forces across...

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