Saturday, February 16, 2019

Is Malaga the new Barcelona?

International airport? Check. High-speed rail line? Check. Mediterranean lifestyle? Check. Sandy beaches? Check. Picasso museum? Check. Almost 1,000 kilometres apart, the two cities are closer than they seem

Why Mallorca is the best place to live in the world

If you’re looking for your own slice of paradise, look no further than Mallorca

Spanish general election voter boycott on the cards

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has said he hopes he doesn’t have to deal with the inflamed Catalonia situation until after the December 20 race

Avoiding the pitfalls of insurance

In a new regular column, Danni Worth of Op de Beeck & Worth will be exploring the many issues surrounding insurance and will be answering your queries

The 12 Weeks of Christmas

Not even the Queen gets a three-month birthday build-up

Finding a mortgage in Spain that fits

Getting to grips with the different types of mortgage can be imperative to finding the right product for you, writes the finance bureau’s mortgage expert Tancrede de Pola

I’m too sexy for my shirt…

Incest, folk-dancing and naked calendars: three activities that aren’t recommended

Interesting times

Richard Alexander looks at the possibility of a negative interest rate

In Cordoban Skies… How a Moorish daredevil made aviation history

Columnist Jack Gaioni explores the history of flight in Spain

Diving for your dinner!

Chef Steven Saunders, star of Ready Steady Cook and proprietor of The Little Geranium Restaurant in La Cala, on how to exact revenge on scallops

A day out at the hospital

A magical mystery tour for the halt, the lame and the blind

Now is the best time to buy a property in Spain

Before you get started, read Finance Bureau’s Tancrede de Pola’s top ten must-do’s

Quaking in my boots

Sleeping through seismic disturbances on the coast

The only certainty after Brexit… is uncertainty

It may only be three months since the UK voted for Brexit, but it is now time to focus on the future, writes Smart Currency Exchange Business Development Manager Mark Rickard

A new dawn for Andalucia

Andalucia should wake up to an entirely new political scenario on Monday morning

Is the bottom behind us?

Some experts are now cautiously expressing optimism 2014 may be the year that Spain's real-estate market starts to turn around

Under-performing investments?

Charges are the hidden enemy, warns Richard Alexander

The right to reside in Spain

Whether you're buying a home from a private owner or a developer in Spain, there's one piece of paper you should always check has been correctly issued... the License of Initial Occupation (Licencia de Primera Ocupación

Will anything change? Panama papers fallout

What will be the fallout from the leaked Panama Papers?

Recognising Joe Strummer

Marbella's man-about-town Giles Brown casts his eye over the Spanish news

Did gold-greedy Romans kick-off climate change in Spain?

Columinst Jack Gaioni takes a look at Las Medulas as an example of what the Romans did for us

Caveat vendor: Brief guide to selling your home in Spain, part 1

If you're planning on selling a property in Spain some time in the near future, here's a list of things you'll need

Shedding some light on Spanish secret societies

Secret societies work covertly to achieve a hidden agenda where secrecy is a sanctuary and a source of power, writes Jack Gaioni

Secret formula for successful students

Former headmaster of three different schools including one in Gibraltar, Alcaidesa-based Stephen Coventry reveals his five secrets of most-improved students
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