Wednesday, January 27, 2021

The biggest risk to your investments and pensions… could it be your financial adviser?

Over the last decade Spanish expats have been exposed to some incredibly poor financial advice. In many cases this has led to...

New Year tragedy as army continues search for missing worker after deadly avalanche in northern Spain

RESCUE workers have been joined by military teams to search for a missing snow plow worker after a deadly avalanche claimed the...

The end of a year to remember (or forget)!

I’m not sure any of us could’ve expected 2020 to pan out quite the way it did. As we entered the year,...

The 7 financial steps to take for a fresh start to life in Spain for 2021

I always like to write an article at the end of each year to give people some financial tips to help them...

Spanish Compliant Investment Bonds, QROPs, SIPPs – do you really know what they’re costing you?

John (I’ve changed his name for the sake of this article) wanted a second opinion on an investment plan he had set...

Have you spoken to your financial adviser lately?

Since the referendum in June 2016, the headlines have been dominated by Brexit. Right from those early days of disbelief, to the...

Are you a ‘Swallow’ or do you actually ‘live’ in Spain? What does Brexit mean for you from January...

The term ‘Swallow’ is used to describe a certain type of Brit we find here in Spain. I first heard it used...

The biggest risk to your investments and pensions… could it be your financial adviser?

Over the last decade or so, Spanish expats have been exposed to some incredibly poor financial advice. In many cases this has...

The Great Spanish Rip-Off… you might not even know you’re a victim yet.

It was back in 2016 that I tentatively wrote my first ‘exposé’ of certain questionable practises that were...

Republican mask-wearer gets punched in front of his children by angry monarchist in Spain’s Asturias region

A MAN in northern Spain was punched in the face for wearing a Republican flag face mask with his assailant facing a...

Asturias becomes Spain’s first coronavirus free region

ASTURIAS has become Spain’s first coronavirus free region, going two weeks without registering a new positive case.

RANKED: Spain’s Top 6 most popular Airbnb listings

MOST of Spain is now in Phase 2 of the de-escalation measures and has started seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.

Sexism row in Spain as female squash champions handed sex toys as prizes

Other prizes included female wax strips and an electric foot file

SNOW: Tornado smashes Menorca leaving 38,000 residents without power, while two people missing in northern Spain

Over 50 trees and poles collapsed in Menorca, leaving most people without power, while two hikers are still missing in northern Spain

REVIEW: Marvellous Marcial still has its rustic charm despite its stars

Dining Secrets of Andalucia editor Jon Clarke is delighted to find Asturias’ leading restaurant still has oodles of rustic charm, despite a 20-year gap and two Michelin stars

An Oscar winner in Asturias

The €44 million centre, designed by Brazilian architect Niemeyer is well worth a visit

Dreams helped by Salvador Dali – where to stay in Asturias

Olive Press editor Jon Clarke's tips on Where to stay in wild hearted Asturias

Escape to Arcadia with a week in Asturias

It’s said the rain in Spain falls mainly in Asturias … But when Olive Press editor Jon Clarke swapped the crowded Costas for a summer break in this peaceful pastoral paradise, he only wore his raincoat once.