Friday, October 18, 2019

Zoo de Castellar – not your average zoo!

Many of the animals taken in by Castellar Zoo have had a very bad start in life. Some have been seized from smugglers attempting to move them across borders in tiny boxes or cages, and others rescued from circus troops

Skiing in Andalucia

The Sierra Nevada offers expats on the Costa del Sol a great alternative to expensive skiing holidays in colder climes!

ITV test in Spain: Lights, handbrake, adelante!

Charlotte takes the dreaded ITV test for cars over four years old

Costa Women Marbella bound

Costa Women are launching a new group in Marbella! With 100+ members living between Marbella and Gibraltar, the group, run by Marina Nitzak, will hold monthly meet ups around the area

Adventures with dolphins

Charlotte discovers that the Gibraltar dolphins rock!

Doolally about dogs

Charlotte's 'other half' DJs at a dog's birthday party for charity in Puerto Banus!

Amateur Traumatics

Last week I was thrilled to support the El Paraiso Amateur Traumatic Society by watching their stage version of Robin Hood, Men (and Women) in Surgical Stockings, twice!

Estepona’s new have-a-go hero

Our blogger, Charlotte, discovers that despite the crisis, there are still well meaning and brave young Spaniards happy to help expats in need

Cake eaters required!

Help raise funds for a Costa del Sol charity on World Down Syndrome Day on March 21

The power of flamenco

Flamenco hammered itself into Charlotte's heart and soul in one evening

To vote, or not to vote…

It's the municipal elections in Spain today. Our blogger Charlotte Hanson is off to cast her vote at the polling station. Are you?

Up, up and away!

The airside bus pulled up to our plane and he gave me one of those looks that screamed out, "here's another thing you've forgotten to tell me about our holiday".
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