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Desert dreaming: The world’s first off-grid ‘capsule hotel’ is located in the Gorafe desert in Spain’s Granada

An avant-garde new tourism project has opened in the heart of the Gorafe desert in the Granada. In a world first, District Hive aims to...

10 cities in Spain where you will find the best free tapas scene

The tradition of free tapas are not only a long-standing tradition in Granada—find out where else with the Olive Press’ Tapas guide

Yellow weather warning issued for southern Spain as thunderstorms get set to hit

SPAIN is set to be battered with rain as forecasters issue yellow weather warnings for parts of the country. A yellow weather warning for heavy...

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...

The Clash: How UK rock legend Joe Strummer has a plaza in Spain’s Granada named after him

TRAVEL SELFIE: Clash front man has been honoured with a square named after him in Granada... CAN YOU FIND IT?

10 things you should know about Federico Garcia Lorca, killed 85 years ago during Spanish Civil War

THE playwright and poet Federico García Lorca was arrested and killed on the orders of rightwing military authorities led by General Francisco Franco in the early...

Spanish artist Mariangeles Lazaro Guil unveils incredible tree scultpure in Granada natural park

IF you are a tree-hugger, then hurry along. You will probably like this show.  The Spanish sculptor Mariángeles Lazaro Guil is obsessed with the natural...

Man found dead after falling into borehole in Granada hills and could have been there for several days

A MAN has died after falling down a 15 metre deep borehole in the hills above Motril on Spain’s southern coast. The man was discovered...

VIDEO: Beachgoers help nab drug traffickers during dramatic police chase in southern Spain

BEACHGOERS at a playa south of Granada in southern Spain had a peaceful afternoon at the beach rudely interrupted on Saturday when they found...

Alhambra Museum in Granada receives more than 43,000 visitors in first half of the year

THE Museum of the Alhambra in Granada has received 43,470 visitors in the first half of this year, with a staggering 20,463 people visiting...

Quake Info: Low-magnitude aftershock rumbles Santa Fe in Spain’s Granada

THE municipality of Santa Fe, in the metropolitan area of Granada, was once again the epicentre of a low-magnitude earthquake in the early hours...

Major drug sting sees police in Spain’s Granada seize more than 6,500 marijuana plants

THE National Police carried out 26 operations against drug trafficking during the month of July in the towns of Granada, Motril and Baza. Officers have arrested more than...

Quake-stunned Spain hit by another 4.2-magnitude shock felt in Granada and beyond

A MAGNITUDE 4.2 shock hit Granada late on Thursday night months after the city’s residents recovered from a series of major quakes in January,...

Two of Spain’s natural beauty spots listed in world’s top ten ‘most Instagramable’ destinations

THERE'S no doubt the COVID crisis has brought about a new appreciation for travel. With many around the globe eager to pack their bags and...

Two arrested over ‘hate-crime’ for attack on young gay man in Spain’s Granada

Police arrested two men for a hate crime following an attack on a 21-year-old man in the town of Castell del Ferro in Granada,...

The ultimate bar crawl and guide to tapas in Granada

WHEN in Rome they say you should do as the Roman's do. And in Granada, I was equally happy to follow suit. Here the...

EXCLUSIVE: British expat loses home in southern Spain after 13-year legal battle with builder neighbour over dodgy wall

A BRITISH pensioner has lost her dream home in the sun over a decade-long legal dispute over a boundary wall. Margaret Townley, 75, claims she...

The Vertical Kilometer Open Championship Sky Race returns to Spain’s Sierra Nevada

THIS weekend, participants will be lining up at the start of the Sierra Nevada Vertical Kilometer (VK) Race, which sees competitors take on 1000m...

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...

Did you feel it? Light quake rumbles Alhama in Spain’s Granada

A LIGHT magnitude 2.7 quake has been registered in Granada this Wednesday. According to the National Geographic Institute, the earthquake was recorded at 17:35 this...

Did you feel it? Light magnitude 2.7 quake rumbles Chauchina in Spain’s Granada

A LIGHT magnitude 2.7 quake has been registered in Granada this Saturday. According to the National Geographic Institute (IGN), the earthquake was recorded at 1:44...

Spanish DNA study set to finally solve mystery of true origins of explorer Christopher Columbus

The 500-year old mystery of the adventurer’s true identity could about to be solved, thanks to modern science.

How an epic bicycle journey across southern Spain revealed some surprising delights

When British traveller Chris Atkin set out to cross southern Spain making a 1,300 km route between Valencia to Gibraltar by bicycle, he didn’t know quite what to expect.

Terrorist rabble-rousers arrested in Spain’s Granada for using social media to encourage outrages against France

THREE men have been arrested in southern Spain for using social media to encourage terrorist attacks against France. The men were detained by the Policia...

Could you be paying less for your investments and pensions in Spain?

Tracy Storer Senior Partner Chorus Financial I’ve just come out of a regular review with one of my clients, and top of the agenda was an analysis...

Travel in the time of Covid: What it’s like to be the only hotel guest in one of Spain’s...

DURING a brief period last autumn when travel around Spain was not restricted, Madrid-based American Deirdre Carney made a once in a lifetime trip...

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