Thursday, December 5, 2019

Marbella Film Festival’s upcoming crime flicks will see British stars flock to Spain’s Costa del Sol

Among the films making their international premiere debuts will the crime thriller Trick & Treat which was shot in the town last year

Marbella influencer gains huge legion of followers after creating ‘XL versions’ of high profile bikini photoshoots

She was inspired after seeing photo after photo of skinny and slim women when searching for a beach to visit with her family in Spain

WORTH IT? First findings emerge after Benidorm Mirador destroyed in search of ruins that ‘might not exist’

IT was the backdrop of proposals. Tourists from across the globe flocked to Benidorm’s Mirador del Castillo to...

Bartolome ‘Bermejo’ de Cardenas – Spain’s 15th century Gothic artist who almost nobody has heard of

Bermejo’s works can be seen at the National Gallery in London until September 29 or at the Museum of Fine Arts in Bilbao

Spain’s long lost ‘Stonehenge’ rediscovered after drought

For residents in Peraleda de la Mata, a village of just 1,400 inhabitants, the ‘miraculous’ event confirms a local legend about buried treasure in the area

How to Turn Your August in Spain Into a Non-stop Party

Spain is among the most popular tourist destinations in the world, especially in summer when this country ‘blooms’ the most. This time of year...

Inside the workshop of an artisan leather designer using the same materials as Gucci and Louis Vuitton in...

CHARMING: The Olive Press spoke to Lupe, the founder of craft company Mittica ©theOlivePress LUPE’S smile is wide...

Which British city is better than Spain for expats?

The Expat City Index has rated 70 cities around the world and ranked them according to four major categories: Economics, Living, Environment and Urbanisation, and Family and Society

Discover a pure Andalucian art form with flamenco at Sevilla’s iconic Casa de la Guitarra

“To ‘have duende’ is to have soul. It is the emotions of the artist converted into pure art. Their talent borders on perfection, it is something magical and authentic”

REVEALED: The five top-earning cultural sites in Spain’s Andalucia

THE Junta de Andalucia has raked in over €1 million from non-EU visitors at attractions like Ronda’s Arab Baths, new figures have revealed. Malaga’s Roman...

Revealing new book chronicles the founding of the Olive Press, ‘Spain’s most popular expat newspaper’

"A publisher wanted to cut out all the juicy bits so I said no and put it in a draw and only discovered it again recently."

Superstition emptied a Spanish village in the 14th century before turning it into a must-visit festival, discovers Jack Gaioni

There is live music, falconry demonstrations, sword fights, hypnosis and magical shows

Inside the dinosaur theme park with zip wires, excavation zones and hiking trails coming to Spain’s Costa del Sol

ARTIST'S IMPRESSION: How the dinosaur theme park on the Costa del Sol could look A HUGE ‘Jurassic’...

Gibraltar’s John Mackintosh Hall theatre to be dismantled and replaced with HUGE 900-seat auditorium

The Queen’s cinema room was proposed for integration into John Mackintosh Hall, but the site will now be kept separate and made free for other uses

RURAL RETURN: Music, dance and theatre festival run by Brit in rural inland town celebrates fifth anniversary

Me Vuelves Lorca is held in a beautiful, handcrafted stone amphitheatre which was built by the local community in 2013 around an ancient corn-threshing circle

Javea’s first-ever Gay Pride parade declared a ‘huge success’ after British participants encounter only one old man ‘growling from...

THE first Gay Pride parade in the whole of the Marina Alta region of Alicante has been declared a ‘huge success’.

REVEALED: Amy Winehouse wrote three songs from Back to Black while holidaying in Alicante

FEW knew that when the soulful, heart-wrenching vocals of Back to Black hit top-ten charts around the world in 2006, they would...

SLOW TRAVEL: Run down your rev count in Ronda where slow travel is the new mantra

In their first piece for the Olive Press, Princeton student interns Regina Lankenau and Maya Eashwaran discover how Ronda has perfected the art of unstructured exploration

Instagram sensation in northern Spain turns out to be TOXIC lake

A turquoise lake in Spain popular among Instagrammers has been revealed to be toxic and ‘dangerous’ to swimmers. Monte...

PICTURED: Grisly fate of Pamplona bulls during Spain’s famous San Fermin festival

THE grisly fate of the bulls at this year’s San Fermin festival in Pamplona have been revealed. Each day...

American football star caught jumping over bulls at Spain’s San Fermin as veterans SLAM festival as ‘TOO SAFE’

This year’s week-long San Fermin festival in Pamplona, has actually been criticised for ‘not being dangerous enough’

US tourist was taking ‘selfie’ when hospitalised by bull in Pamplona

A US tourist has revealed he was taking a 'selfie' when a bull gored him in the neck at Pamplona's San Fermin...

PICS: The Hogueras de San Juan in Alicante were ‘insane’, but that’s why we love Spain, writes Joshua Parfitt

There are few religious festivals you can bring a towel to. There are even fewer you can insult a...

FOR CHRIST’S SAKE: Completion of Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia in trouble AGAIN as 3,000 residents fear their homes will become...

A RESIDENT’S association has begun legal action to stop the completion of Barcelona’s iconic Sagrada Familia. Construction of the...

WATCH: American gored in neck and teen bruises spine as annual San Fermin bull run begins in Spain’s Pamplona

Each day six bulls and accompanying steers are released, before the animals take on matadors in public fights in the afternoon

The Olive Press reviews an illegal art exhibition at one of the Costa Blanca’s most-haunted houses

IT was one of Spain’s most sought-after hotels.  Elites from across Spain came to relax in its hot springs...
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