Sunday, May 16, 2021

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Portrait of a pueblo

Three decades in the life of a unique Spanish village advising guests to cancel their bookings in Spain due to coronavirus

BOOKING.COM have been advising guests to cancel their bookings due to coronavirus.

A cook’s tour of Ronda

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

German flights scheduled to fly into Spain’s Mallorca for pilot tourism test CANCELLED after failing to obtain government approval

More than 200 holidaymakers were set to land at Son Sant Joan airport on Wednesday to partake in the pilot tourism test

King of the slopes

The Sierra Nevada is a resort fit for the King of Spain who particularly enjoyed putting his feet up at the Nevada terrace champagne bar

Top hotels awarded at luxury Marbella award ceremony

Hotel owners flew in from across the globe

The history of Telemark – one of the Sierra Nevada’s oldest ski companies – has roots as far back...

The company also runs amazing wilderness trips that literally end up in another world...

Ryanair puts on extra 200 flights from Germany to Spain’s Mallorca and Alicante this Easter

SPAIN’S regions may have agreed to keep their borders closed within the country for Easter, but it seems that international travel is about to...

So long, farewell, adios… and thank you

Molino del Santo owners Pauline and Andy on the final days of the summer season

A view truly fit for a king as the Olive Press climbs continental Spain’s highest peak

The Olive Press sent JAMES BRYCE to the highest point in continental Spain, Mulhacen, in Granada, which according to legend is the final resting place of a Muslim monarch

Spain extends border closure with Portugal until at least March 16th

SPAIN’S government has confirmed that police checks at the border between Spain and Portugal will continue until at least March 16th, and only cross-border...

Two Old Fools go house-hunting

IN 2004 British expat Victoria Twead convinced her ‘long-suffering husband’, Joe to relocate from England to a tiny mountain village in Almeria. She then went on to write Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools, the first in a trilogy of books based on her experience which has now spent four months on the UK Amazon Top 100 bestsellers list. Here the Olive Press begins a series of extracts from the popular book …

Hundreds of tourists left with nowhere to stay in Marbella after Rainbow Villas’ sudden collapse

One group of 20 flies out on Friday with nowhere to stay

Dreamtime in the Aracena

Aracena counts some of the best quality and most peaceful hotels in southern Spain, reckons Jon Clarke

BOOMING HOTELS: Hotel sector a growing industry in the Balearics

THE hotel sector in Mallorca remains one of Spain’s most profitable, despite its seasonal nature. Over the last seven years, the average price of a...

Spain should follow steps of Australia in terms of Gaming Tourism

Australia is referred to as the lucky country having every natural substance. The country has a comprehensive tourism management and gets millions of tourists...

Excursions in the mountains of Ronda and Granada

Inveterate walker-cum-author Guy Hunter Watts takes up the story

How Brits will join Americans and Japanese needing a European visa from 2022

THE joys of travel have been severely curtailed for almost everyone this year. As the spread of COVID-19 gripped the world, airlines drastically cut routes,...

Gardens of Andalucia

Landscape gardener Nola Lyttle takes a tour of some of the botanical delights of Andalucia, Spain and offers a handy hint when it comes to your own back garden

This hotel bookings loophole could save you money in Spain and the UK

Major travel comparison websites aren’t always offering the bargain prices they claim for hotel bookings

British couple arrested after leaving children in hotel to go out drinking

A BRITISH couple have been charged with child abandonment after repeatedly leaving their children alone at a Mallorca hotel to go out drinking. The Scottish...

Marbella is the second most expensive beach destination in Spain

Second only to Ibiza, Marbella has become a hotspot for celebrities and the super-rich

Non-Lucrative Visa: The new residence permit in Spain

The non-lucrative residence visa is intended for people who wish to establish their residence in Spain and have sufficient economic means to live in...

Ryanair pledge not to cancel flights to and from Spain after announcing mass losses

MAJOR airline Ryanair has confirmed that it will continue to “operate normally” and that no flights to or from Spain will be cancelled in...

Wheely good fun in Spain

Tristan Cano has a fun day out on Andalucia’s best known Via Verde cycle and walking route near Olvera




UK rock legend Joe Strummer finally gets his Spanish plaza in Granada

TRAVEL SELFIE: Clash front man has been honoured with a square named after him in Granada... CAN YOU FIND IT?


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