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Top 30 poorest places in Spain revealed

New data has revealed where people who earn the least live in Spain, and the southern part of the country has fared the worst....

Spain’s Sierra Nevada opens 39 job vacancies for upcoming winter campaign

THE ski and mountain resort of Sierra Nevada, Europe's most southern ski resort, is looking to fill several job vacancies. Although the high temperatures are...

From Migas to Michaelmas – Orgiva’s annual feria in the heart of La Alpujarra

ONE of the biggest autumn celebrations in La Alpujarra region of Granada, the Orgiva feria takes place annually around the day of Saint Michael...

Camping Órgiva is the perfect base for your visit to La Alpujarra in Spain’s Granada

NESTLED in the heart of La Alpujarra, with easy access to amenities and beautiful scenery, Camping Órgiva is the ideal destination for those wanting to...

First snowfall of the season in Spain’s Sierra Nevada

THE Sierra Nevada ski station in Granada, southern Spain, has recorded its first snowfall of the season. With two months to go before the official...

Photographer in Spain’s Órgiva, Franc Enskat, is launching his new portrait project

TIRELESSLY capturing the most eccentric characters in and around Órgivan is a favourite task for Franc Enskat, a German/French photographer who moved to the...

Autumn in Spain’s Alpujarra region: hiking, biking, riding and other adventures

ALTHOUGH some people mourn the end of summer, the 'Alpujarreños' welcome it. Not only is the Alpujarra region, on the southern flanks of the...

Freya’s style tips: diversity for all

RECENTLY, Spain’s Queen Letizia was criticised for wearing a dress that was “too short” for her age (43), with comments that it isn’t “fit...

The hot topic of who started the recent forest fire in Spain’s Granada

THE jury is out over who started the devastating forest fire in Los Guajares, near Granada, which burned 5,000 hectares from September 8 to...

Why you should visit Motril on Spain’s Costa Tropical and discover its fascinating history as the sugar capital of...

Sugarcane, rum, wonderful seafood and heaps of history, Katherine Brook shares the secrets of Motril.

Forest fire in Spain’s Granada stabalised after razing through some 5,100 hectares of land

GRANADA'S worst fire of the year has been finally stabilised. After a sixth day of very intense work by firefighters in the area, Los Guajares...

Forest fire in Spain’s Granada jumps dangerously close to the villages of Izbor and Acebuches

IN a dramatic turn of events, the forest fire that has been blazing near Granada since Thursday 8 September jumped to a new location,...

Forest fire in Spain’s Granada, with over over 3000 hectares of land now destroyed, believed to be human-started

THE fire which started last Thursday afternoon, September 8, in Los Guajares, and has now razed through 3,000 hectares of land, is believed to...

RESIDENTS OF LECRIN, IN SPAIN’S GRANADA, FACE THIRD NIGHT WITH WILDFIRE SPREADING UNCONTROLLED

RESIDENTS of parts of the Lecrin Valley near Granada face a third night with an out-of-control wildfire blazing close to their villages. The fire,...

FOREST FIRE IN SPAIN’S GRANADA BURNS OUT OF CONTROL FOR SECOND DAY

The forest fire that started yesterday in Los Guajares, near Granada, is still classified as "active" tonight. Over 2,000 hectares of land have been...

HEART-WARMING TAILS OF LA ALPUJARRA…

THE Alpujarra is a region known for its fantastic range of fauna and flora. Its cultivated slopes play home to everything from roaming Ibex...

MASSIVE FOREST FIRE IN SPAIN’S GRANADA REGION SEEN FROM ALMERIA

THE Guájar-Alto area of Los Guájares, in Granada province, is battling a devastating forest fire that started at 1.55pm and is being attended by...

BEWITCHING: How a small white village in southern Spain conjured up a wizard of an idea to pull in...

GRAB your broomstick, don your witches hat, it’s time to fly up to the bewitching mountain village of Soportujar. The village, in the heart of...

La Oveja Verde – buy an ongoing hotel business with potential to sell separate apartments in the beautiful Alpujarra...

THE Oveja Verde complex occupies a prime site at the entrance of the Alpujarran town of Pitres, in the popular municipality of La Taha,...

Following the footsteps of Lorca: Meet three women authors inspired by Spain’s Alpujarras

Three amazing women authors of La Alpujarra talk to Jo Chipchase about their lives and latest works

New Catalan body will buy coastal areas to save them from property developers in Spain

CATALUNYA is taking a leaf out of the French book by creating an institute to buy natural coastal areas to free them from speculating...

TRAVEL: 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

Freya’s style tips: Autumn is coming!

WITH the stifling summer heat and sauna-like humidity we’ve been having, it’s difficult to imagine that Autumn is around the corner, but the leaves...

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...

Freya’s style tips: How to dress to impress during Spain’s fiesta season

WITH the holiday month of August upon us, Spain’s party season is in full swing. From pool parties to dub parties to town fiestas,...

From booming basslines to valleys of sound: How the Alpujarras in Spain became known for its dub reggae scene

AT a time when many popular forms of music are bland and formulaic, those who want to be lost in music will be spoilt...

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