Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Granada

King falls off float during Fiesta de los Reyes procession in Spain’s Guadix

IF there was going to be one day of the to avoid a royal muck-up, it would be on the Three Kings.  But sadly the...

Granada earthquake is felt in Spain’s Malaga and Costa del Sol

A 3.5 MAGNITUDE earthquake was registered in Granada, and felt in several municipalities in Malaga, yesterday morning, Wednesday January 5. According to Spain’s National Geographic...

WEAR THE RIGHT CLOTHES: British family of 5 rescued from Spain’s Sierra Nevada after shorts-wearing mum slips down steep...

POLICE are warning people to make sure they are wearing the right gear after they had to rescue  a British family from the snowy...

Berchules: Why this village in southern Spain has refused to celebrate New Year’s Eve in 25 years

GOOD luck is the reason why millions of Spaniards eat their 12 grapes on New Year’s Eve – but a stroke of bad luck...

One person dead and another seriously injured following multiple New Year road collisions in Spain’s Andalucia

COPS in Andalucia have appealed to road users to take greater care following a number of serious road traffic collisions during the festive period.  Police...

Granada’s most talked about restaurants and bars of 2021

CONSIDER this your go-to source for the best restaurants and bars in Granada.   We’ve have had the pleasure of eating out at Granada’s finest...

Viable alternative: A look at the ‘hippy’ communities around Orgiva in Spain’s Alpujarras

Forget mystery skulls, the Madeleine McCann prime suspect and expat extraditions, Orgiva’s celebrated alternative community is bustling and counts cultural links to Robert Graves, Genesis, the Olive Press, and even the Romans, writes Jo Chipchase

Group of 19 immigrants rescued off Spain’s coast and taken to Granada

A GROUP of 19 desperate refugees have been rescued off Granada this morning. It comes after a dinghy boat was spotted southeast of Cape Sacratif...

Telemark: Guided ski adventures in the Spain’s Sierra Nevada

While Sierra Nevada ski school Telemark hits its 30th anniversary this year, its roots go back to 1912, writes Jon Clarke

English Ski School: Meet the British couple who swapped the London rat race for high life on the slopes...

THEY could have become a successful London power couple when they met in 2008, but both preferred to swap the rat race for the...

Piste to plate! The best places to dine in Spain’s Sierra Nevada

No uphill battle to find good places to eat in the Sierra Nevada, writes Jon Clarke

EXCLUSIVE: Incredible survival movie about Andes plane crash to be filmed on location in Spain’s Sierra Nevada

IT is one of the most harrowing tales of survival ever told. The incredible 1972 ordeal of the Uruguayan rugby team who managed to survive...

EXCLUSIVE: Case of skull dug up by dog whips up storm of rumours among expats in Spain’s Alpujarras

A SERIES of foreigners have been suggested as the victim, in the case of a head found in the Alpujarras south of Granada last...

Calls for man to be imprisoned for life after wife found stabbed to death in Granada

A ‘MISERABLE’ man who allegedly bludgeoned his wife to death with a knife in a frenzied attack is facing a life sentence for murder...

Woman threatened to kill neighbour in Spain’s Granada over ‘cat murder’

A DELUSIONAL Granada woman threatened to murder her neighbour after she believed they killed her cat. The woman from Atarfe hurled abuse at neighbour at...

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.

Cuddly Canine in pet therapy program helps reduce stress in children having blood drawn in Spain’s Granada

AT the Virgen de las Nieves Hospital in Granada therapy dog Niebla has an important mission, to bring smiles and comfort to children in...

Head found in new age community near Granada is not a missing Dutch woman, ‘but a man in his...

POLICE have denied that the skull found in a new age community near Granada belongs to a Dutch expat.  It comes after expats in Beneficio,...

Granada: The ultimate student guide to the city in southern Spain

IF you were to visit just one city in Spain, Ernest Hemingway wrote, it should be Granada - and there are few student cities...

Victory for the valley as Junta kick starts process to reclaim heritage status for Valle del Darro in Spain

A DRAMATIC last-minute intervention by local activists was vital in persuading the Junta to reverse a bureaucratic error that stripped an ancient valley near...

EXCLUSIVE: Skull found at alternative community near Orgiva, in Granada, is now being investigated in Sevilla

IT was during a short walk with her dog before taking the kids to school that an expat got the shock of her life. The...

Doctor battling terminal disease opens up free centre for cancer patients in Spain’s Granada

A GRANADA doctor who is battling terminal cancer is urging fellow sufferers not to fear the disease and put their faith in science.  Jesus Candel...

Partido Popular’s Pablo Casado criticised for attending Andalucia church service in memory of Spain’s dictator General Franco

The leader of Spain's conservative Partido Popular has been criticised for attending a church service in memory of the dictator General Franco. Pablo Casado attended...

IN PICS: Snowfall in Sierra Nevada promises great start to ski season in southern Spain

THE slopes of Spain’s Sierra Nevada are covered in a healthy amount of the white stuff promising great conditions for the start of the...

EXCLUSIVE: Protected valley near Granada in southern Spain faces destruction by motorway and new homes after administrative blip

ENVIRONMENTALISTS are up in arms after the swish of a pen left an ancient valley near Granada’s Alhambra stripped of protective status. They claim the...

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