Thursday, February 27, 2020

British Expats are Keeping their Traditions Alive in Spain

It’s a traditionally British thing to uphold traditional British activities regardless of where in the world the British find themselves. As such, it shouldn’t...

IN PICS: Fiesta season kicks off in Spain’s Costa Blanca with free fun in the sun

FORMENTERA DEL SEGURA was one of many places on the Costa Blanca that enjoyed a carnival atmosphere, this weekend.

Granada’s Alhambra Palace offers FREE craft workshops on Nasrid history THIS WEEK to celebrate Dia de Andalucia

The Nasrid dynasty was the last Moorish Muslim dynasty in the Iberian Peninsula, ruling the Emirate of Granada from 1230 until 1492

IN PICS: Spectacular 15,000-year-old carvings uncovered in Spanish cave

They are said to be extremely fragile and can be damaged by merely being touched

Are books losing out to video games and films in Gibraltar?

WITH children playing more video games and watching films than ever, World Book Day will try to put reading back on the map with activities for kids.

QUÉ? 13 Spanish language facts expats in Spain should know

Here are some facts to remind us why we want to belong to this growing list of speakers

How to Move to Spain from the UK

Starting a new chapter in any country can be an exhilarating prospect. With a high number of British expats already doing so across various...

EXPLAINER: Why Spain is searching for €1 billion of gold and precious stones in the Gulf of Mexico

ON the night of October 31, 1631, the ruin of the Spanish kingdom arrived

Humble Spanish beer brand Cruzcampo has gone hipster, as it launches its new fruity pale ale.

THE world famous brewery in Malaga is courting beer aficionados and gastronomy lovers with the creation of its ‘Mangos de Malaga’ pale...

The history behind Valentine’s Day and why it’s celebrated today

ONE of the most commercial days of the year has arrived.

Tree planted to recall 50 years since original Gibraltar parliament began

A tree was planted in the Governor's residence to celebrate 50 years since the first meeting of Gibraltar's former House of Assembly.

Valentine’s treat for Costa Blanca city as Madrid orchestra performs movie magic

TORREVIEJA Auditorium will see and hear some of cinema’s biggest hits come to musical life as Madrid’s Film Symphony Orchestra comes to...

Bloody massacre 7,300 years old discovered in Spain

ARCHAEOLOGISTS have made the gruesome discovery of a 7,300-year-old massacre in the Spanish Pyrenees. Diggers have painstakingly excavated the...

Artist David Grice makes a fresh start in Spain’s Andalucia

David has lived and breathed art since he was a lad, “You might say it’s in my blood,” he says

Dicks, balls, c*nts… Spain’s Andalucia has some great everyday swearwords, but its other vocabularly is even more curious

In a new monthly column, Charlie Smith explores the trials and tribulations of learning Spanish

THE ANDALUCIAN ACROPOLIS: Tucked away in the rugged mountains is Castellón Alto, an ancient abandoned settlement that you need...

YOU need to go back to about 2000 years before the birth of Christ. To be exact, some time between 2200 BC and 1550 BC, that the Argaric people roamed the south of Spain.

Billionaire who smuggled priceless Picasso out of Spain on yacht has prison sentence doubled to three years and fine...

Prosecutors on the case accused Botin of ordering the captain of his yacht to ‘hide it from authorities’ as it left the port of Valencia

GALLERY: Costa Blanca city hosts massive medieval market, thousands attend

TODAY is the last chance for Olive Press readers to attend one of Costa Blanca's biggest food festivals.

Costa Blanca city explodes in ‘riot of colour’ at annual medieval market

ORIHUELA became a true “riot” of colour, music and food as the annual Mercado Medieval kicked off in great style, this weekend.

SAFETY FIRST: Emergency staff to flood Costa Blanca streets for annual food festival

ORIHUELA’S Medieval Market will be a lot safer, this weekend, thanks to additional staff on hand to deal with emergency events.

Free buses take food festival lovers to ‘magic’ medieval market this weekend in Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE HISTORIC centre of Orihuela explodes into life this weekend, as the city celebrates its annual Medieval Market, with 300 food and...

Costa Blanca towns away from the coast MUST work together to improve tourism potential, says Vega Baja councillor

SAN FULGENCIO councillor, Darren Parmenter, attended last week’s International Tourism Trade Fair in Madrid, and had nothing but high praise for the...

Spain’s Malaga nominated for Best Emerging Culture City award

MALAGA has been nominated for the Best Emerging Culture City award at the Leading Culture Destination (LCD) Awards.

Following the legacy of Spain’s most famous poet and playwright, Federico Garcia Lorca

Dimitris Kouimtsidis explores the fleeting life of Spain’s most famous poet, snuffed out for being gay, socialist and ‘undesirable’

Costa Blanca kicks off 2020 with month-long carnival in coastal city

TORREVIEJA starts it's annual carnival next week on January 31 with a programme packed with fun for all the family.

Madrid’s Mad Cool Festival returns this summer with HUGE names including Billie Eilish, Khalid and Pixies

TAYLOR Swift and Kings of Leon are among a long line-up of artists taking to the Mad Cool Festival stage in Madrid this summer.
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