Friday, September 30, 2022

Cordoba

Patios of Cordoba: Where even the most reluctant gardener will find inspiration

It had been on my bucket list for years and yet somehow, I had never quite got round to it, but with foreign travel curbed and curfews still in place, it was time to look closer to home and the patios of Cordoba beckoned, writes Fiona Govan.

Spanish Registration & Qualifications, Why are they so important?

We all love living here in Spain, it’s a fantastic country to live in. As we know it has a great balance in terms...

52 patios in Spain’s Cordoba to take part in the Patios de Cordoba Festival

THE Patios de Cordoba Festival returns after a two year hiatus due to Covid-19 with a total of 52 patios taking part in this...

International Women’s Day marked by protests outside Spain’s biggest cathedrals

HUNDREDS of women gathered in front of cathedrals in Andalucia on Sunday to protest the church's treatment of women ahead of International Women’s Day....

Police launch investigation after man’s body is found beside burned out car in Cordoba

A POLICE investigation has been launched after a man's body was discovered beside a burned out car in Cordoba.  Emergency services were called to Junction...

Ancient Roman mosaic uncovered at olive grove in Spain’s Cordoba

A LARGE mosaic dating back to Roman times has been uncovered at an olive grove in Cordoba.  A ‘fortuitous earth movement’ led to a farmer...

Antonio Rua: ‘Protagonistas’ scriptwriter dies in Spain aged 80

Antonio Rua, who created the scripts for Spain's seminal radio shows Protagonistas and El Jardin de los Bonsais (The Bonsai Garden), has died aged...

Spain’s oldest piece of fabric found near Cordoba dates back 5,400 years

AN ancient piece of fabric found inside a small cave hidden in the Sierra Morena hills, near Cordoba in southern Spain, is the oldest...

Is Cordoba home to the oldest Arab baths in Spain?

THE Junta has launched an investigation to determine whether or not the Arab Baths of the Pescaderia de Cordoba are the oldest in Spain. The...

Blooming brilliant: More than 49,000 people visit the autumn patios in Spain’s Cordoba

SOME 50,000 people have visited the Autumn Patios of Cordoba over the two weekend special autumn festival to mark 100 years since the patio...

Back in bloom: Cordoba patios reopen for special autumn festival

LOS Patios de Cordoba will reopen this October and will feature 16 venues over two weekends in a special autumn treat to mark 100...

Headless body found in Guadalquivir river in Spain’s Cordoba

THE headless body of a man was found floating in the Guadalquivir River as it passes through Cordoba. Police, firefighters, rescue workers and medical staff...

Plans for multi-million euro investment at Malaga Airport will include terminal and airfield improvements

MALAGA Airport has unveiled plans for improvements on the airfield and the terminal as part of a wider scheme of works aimed at reducing...

Scaremongering! Spanish Wealth Tax – your Pensions & Investments.

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Without fail, every time there’s a new piece of legislation or an update that may affect...

Five-year-old boy dies from dog attack in Spain’s Cordoba

A five-year-old boy has died this Sunday after being attacked, while he was sleeping, by a dog in Lucena, Cordoba. The dramatic and tragic incident...

Pensions, Annuities & Tax Fraud in Spain – a ticking time bomb…

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Every now and then an email lands in my inbox or a member of the public...

Cold called about your pensions and investments in Spain?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Within the last 24 hours both myself and my colleague working from our Costa Blanca office...

Mad about Madinat: How the ruined Moorish city outside Spain’s Cordoba inspired a trilogy

Novelist Joan Fallon guides us around the ruined city that proved to be an inspiration...

Walk this way: Why Cordoba should be top of your Spain travel list

For most tourists Cordoba is all about the Mesquita, the Alcazar and the Roman bridge. Laurence Crumbie took the road less travelled and found a city chock full of treasures.

IN PICS: A look around the unmissable monument and UNESCO World Heritage Site that is Cordoba’s Mesquita-catedral

THE iconic symbol of Cordoba is the stunning Mosque-Cathedral, which is an extraordinary example of the blending of Muslim and Christian cultures. Built in the...

Cordoba’s Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos: Where the Christian, Roman and Moorish meet

FEW places in Spain boast a history as rich and varied as Cordoba’s breathtaking Alcazar. Founded in 1328 by Alfonso XI, this palace has...

Discover the thrill of wakeboarding at Cordoba’s Xtreme Gene Watersports—and the benefits of lake water in hydrating and steaming...

BEING sport mad as I am, any opportunity to try new, exciting and thrill-seeking sport is a must on my bucket list, even if...

Animal welfare activists demand cancellation of Spain’s Cordoba bullfighting festival

ANIMAL rights party PACMA (El Partido Animalista Contra el Maltrato Animal) has demanded that the Junta cancel the Cordoba bullfighting show, scheduled for the...

Cordoba council under fire for mass urban pruning, causing deaths of hundreds of baby birds

ECOLOGIST groups in Cordoba have gone after the local council of Cordoba for their decision to carry out urban pruning during the busiest songbird...

12-year-old girl sold by parents in Spain’s Andalucia rescued 1,000km away in northern Spain

A 12-YEAR-OLD Romanian girl has been recovered over 1,000 km away from her home after being sold by her family to another according to...

European bison return to Spain’s Andalucia after thousand year absence in an effort to combat forest fires

A FARM in Spain's Andalucia has become the epicentre of a new project to reintroduce the European bison back into the region after an...

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