Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Magaluf gets a shopping mall – adding another attraction to their year-round trade

A BRAND new shopping mall has finally opened in Magaluf. The Melia-owned Momentum Plaza adjoins the newly-opened Plaza Hotel. Both the hotel and mall are open...

My long road to Ronda – mostly on foot, reveals walking guru

WHEN I first came to Andalucía in the ‘80s Alastair Boyd’s travelogues The Road from Ronda and In The Sierras of the South were...

Which Andalucia landmark used in STAR WARS was voted best in Europe at TripAdvisor awards?

ICON: Sevilla's Plaza de España has been used in several movies THE results of TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Awards,...

STRIP TEASE: Nudists protest apartment block to be built behind their Costa Blanca hideaway

SAFE HAVEN The L'Almadrava beach is one of the last untouched strips of beach in Marina Alta NUDISTS...

Pensioners fuming as £4,000 Benidorm hotel booking turned out to be a BUILDING SITE

FUMING: Betty Rickerby and Barbara Molloy spent three weeks in the half-built hotel in Benidorm TWO British pensioners...

SOUTHERN COMFORTS: Why it’s not just the infamous Atlantic wind that keeps the Costa de la Luz so spiritually...

The coastal town in Cadiz province is an endearing mix of beach bum bohemianism and boutique chic, with the added attraction of great seafood and restorative Atlantic winds

New coastal path planned for Spain’s Costa del Sol

Work will soon begin to open an uninterrupted route along the coast from Estepona centre to Rio Guadalmansa

Camping holidaymakers can now buy RAIN insurance in Spain

CAMPING holidaymakers can now buy insurance against the infamous rain in Spain. The innovative insurance allows customers to cancel...

First-time skier Charlie Smith slopes off to Spain’s Sierra Nevada to discover the thrill of the chill on our...

I poke my head out of the cable car window and the Sierra Nevada’s fresh alpine air hits my lungs

Spain’s Renfe activates train ticket refunds amid coronavirus Crisis

The refund policy is aimed to aid all those affected by the health measures taken to combat the coronavirus crisis.

A family day out in Gibraltar

What to do on the Rock

WATCH: Tourists abandon boat off coast of Spain before it EXPLODES

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dGJ_mLvr6s THIS is the moment a boat carrying tourists off the coast of Spain burst into flames before exploding.  Five tourists jumped and swam for their...

Mallorquin cyclists to adopt ‘extreme caution’ after shocking number of accidents

A SHOCKING five cyclists have died on the roads in the Balearics this year. In addition, the emergency services have responded to over 250 accidents...

‘BREXIT ZONE’: Airport boss denies claims it is preparing separate area for Brits in southern Spain hotspot

It comes after staff at Alicante Elche Airport claimed new passport control barriers were being installed to separate Brits alongside Algerians, Russians and Ukrainians

Michelin star chef Albert Adria opens first restaurant outside Spain with Cakes and Bubbles in London

The champers and sweet treats restaurant is open for business ahead of the festive season

IS IT A BIRD? Gibraltar introduces helicopter sightseeing tours in 2019 with Norwegian firm Fonnafly

It comes after years of collaboration between the Gibraltar government and Mr John-Erik Sogn, a Norwegian pilot living in Marbella

Easter travel chaos in Spain avoided after pilot strike called off

But technical difficulties mean the hundreds of flights that were cancelled ahead of expected walkouts will remain so

Body of British diver, 69, recovered from seabed off coast of Murcia

THE Body of a British diver has been found 170ft underwater off the coast of Murcia. Phillip Evans, 69,...

Infinity pools, romance and why DDG Retreat is the best secret escape on the Costa del Sol

WITH the shimmering hills of the protected Sierra Crestellina reflecting in the deep end and a glass of cold bubbly in hand in the...

THOMAS COOK: UK Government to rescue 150,000 stranded holidaymakers in Spain and elsewhere as travel firm collapses

Thomas Cook's chief executive, Peter Fankhauser, said it was a ‘matter of profound regret’ that the holiday company had gone under

Alicante airport named Spain’s most disruptive destination with boozy Brits blamed for 75% of airborne incidents

BOOZY Benidorm-bound Brits are back in the spotlight after figures revealed they have made Alicante airport Spain's most disruptive destination.

Campaigners slam ‘squandering of public money’ as Murcia’s trouble-ridden Corvera Airport celebrates its first anniversary

MURCIA region’s ‘new’ airport, Corvera, celebrates its first anniversary today, after an auspicious opening in January 2019. Although the...

EXCLUSIVE: Spaniards abroad fear for their loved ones back in Spain amid coronavirus lockdown

AROUND 2.5 million Spaniards live abroad and the situation in Spain with regards to coronavirus is making a lot of them nervous for their friends and family.

How to make your move to Spain effortless

Life changes don’t come much bigger than moving home, and moving overseas is a good way to increase the challenge by a significant factor....

Ryanair changes check-in window to 48 hours before flight – unless you fork out for a reserved seat

Travellers will still have up to two hours before the flight to check in
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