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Sugar-coated history of Torre del Mar

Sally Harrison takes a look at what is on offer in the Axarquia town

Iberia strikes could spell chaos for travellers at Christmas

Staff at Spanish airline set to strike for six days before Christmas

Spain’s only circular cemetery set to boost tourism

Built so the dead would not turn their backs on each other, locals in Sayalonga now hope the cemetery can become a tourist attraction

Competa: Goat jams and politics

UK government advisor Ray Rowden finally moved to Competa to open a restaurant

Malaga airport has not turned aircon off, insists spokesman

EXCLUSIVE: Several passengers claim it has been getting unbearably hot waiting for flights

Axarquia – A region of variety

A brief guide to the Axarquia

How the Axarquia awoke from its slumber

Frigiliana-based writer David Baird has witnessed the land of rebellion and resistance turn into a true tourist paradise

Lost in the Axarquia

Eloise Horsfield describes how she ended up on a ‘village hop’ tour of the Axarquia after getting lost

Journey back in time: Genal Valley

Taking a ride around the Genal Valley is a wonderful way to see how ancient Andalucia must have looked, writes Eloise Horsfield

Car hire deposit row in Spain

EXCLUSIVE: Britons claim Benalmadena rental firm took money for damage they did not cause

Keeping Andalucia’s history alive

At Algaba you can find out what Andalucia was like 5,000 years ago, discovers Eloise Horsfield

Get into the ring in Ronda

Spain's oldest bullring offers a fascinating glimpse into the history of the controversial pastime

Discovering Ronda’s ‘hidden valley’

Walking guru Guy Hunter-Watts describes a favourite walk close to his home and heart near Ronda

At home in Ronda – the City of Dreams

Eloise Horsfield makes an emotional return to Ronda, where she lived for over a year

New Axarquia hiking route covering 80km

Tourist boost for area through new route to be marketed to foreign fans of the great outdoors

A village that has kept its charm

Jon Clarke takes a poke around La Cala, one of the Costa del Sol’s last remaining villages

The hiking trails of Mijas

The surrounding hills of Mijas provide the perfect backdrop for a leisurely walk

The changes to La Cala

The tourism boom of the 1970s has completely transformed the town

Spectacular Sayalonga

Sally Harrison explores the history and culture of this pretty Arabic village

Perfect UK getaway for expats in Spain

Elizabeth Gould takes a trip back to the UK for a typical autumn break in Robin Hood territory in Sherwood Forest

A racy evening at the Mijas hipodromo

A day (or night) at the Costa del Sol's only racehorse track is great entertainment

All about Mijas: Ass good as it gets

Don’t be a donkey: the many charms of Mijas make it the perfect weekend escape, discovers Mason Jones

Mijas: donkeys, flamenco and bulls

Gemma Wilson enjoys a stroll around Mijas Pueblo

Top tips for taking a long road trip with a canine

Nazli Kreft from the Pointer Clinic explains all you need to know about travelling with dogs

Making a splash around Andalucia

Rund Abdelfatah explores some of the region's finest spots for getting wet

TripAdvisor on trial: Marbella

EXCLUSIVE: The Olive Press takes an objective look at the phenomenal success of TripAdvisor...with some surprising results

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