Thursday, April 18, 2019

Gibraltar airport in limbo

Local Spanish mayor is refusing to sell land for the new cross-border airport

Spain’s trains speed ahead

Spain has developed Europe's largest high-speed rail network

The peak of outdoor Spain

Ronda is now one of the main outward bound hubs in Andalucia, writes Doug Wills

A cook’s tour of Ronda

Over the last few years Ronda has become increasingly popular for lovers of good food

Step back in time

Jon Clarke follows in the footsteps of Michelle Obama... and the Moors and the Romans through historic Ronda

Flight chaos as General Strike hits Spain

Flights grounded as unions get 70 per cent support for the general strike

A land of rebellion, resistance and renaissance

After spending a year living in the region, the Olive Press editor Jon Clarke explains why he identified with the Axarquia

How the Axarquia awakened from its slumber

Novelist David Baird on why, having lived all around the world, he settled in this quiet corner of Malaga, known as a land of rebellion, resistance and renaissance

Buying in the home of bananas and mangoes

The good-value Axarquia is a fabulous place to make a home, writes estate agent Sally Harrison

No socks for me!

Paul Whitelock on why he loves Montejaque

These streets were made for walking

Nicola Cowell takes to the narrow lanes of Jimena to discover why the town is such an enchanted retreat for tourists and expats

Yes, Prime Minister

Despite being discovered by British leader David Cameron, few people have unearthed the true secrets of the Guadiaro Valley

Find true charm in Marbella’s old town

While Marbella has thousands of hotels, the best place to stay is in the Casco Historico

A tale of two cities

Bad boys, IT Girls and Wags... but for those in the know, like Kate Moss, Simon Cowell and Prince Harry, there is a lot more to discover in the heart of Andalucia’s most maligned resort, writes Jon Clarke

Putting on the Ritz

Nicola Cowell takes her first ever stroll around Puerto Banus, Europe's number one haven of ostentatious wealth

A to Z: Secret Andalucian Summer

Take your Andalucian summer beyond the crowded Costa beaches with our 26 favourite spots

Running the gauntlet as a solo blonde in Pamplona

American journalist Sara Wallace, 20, is not as impressed as fellow writer Ernest Hemingway after spending 24 hours at Pamplona’s Running of the Bulls festival

On the gecko trail

Jon Clarke takes a stroll around Andalucia’s most artistic, creative town

What a chestnut!

Jon Clarke takes a tour - and quite a few lunches - around one of Andalucia's best kept secrets

My Top Ten green escapes in Spain

To help launch our new site www.greenguidespain.com, President of Greenpeace Spain, Juan Lopez de Uralde tells the Olive Press about his favourite natural escapes

Malaga airport reopens after ash cloud disturbance

Costa del Sol airport now running but mixed news for Andalucia's other flight hubs

Airports close in southern Spain

Icelandic ash cloud wreaks havoc once more in Spain

Now the dust settles

The flights have landed but the battle has now begun for passenger refunds in Spain

The great escape

Formerly a feared bandit hideout, Andrew Pearce discovers that the picture-perfect town of Olvera is still a great escape – but for very different reasons

A rail Spanish bargain

Half-price Spanish trains give the UK a RENFE their money

How times change

Paul O’Connell re-visits a town of growth and prosperity
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