Oh I do like to be beside the lakeside
Fancy somewhere different to lay down your towel this weekend? Is the Costa del Sol just too busy and the Costa de la Luz too windy?
If you are fat, don’t fly Ryanair
Not one to miss out on a big opportunity, Ryanair is thinking of charging obese passengers more to use their flights
Africa en famille
Is it possible to cart your wife and kids across the Straits for a long weekend in Morocco? Luke Stewart gave it a go
‘Best bargain hotel in the World’ near Ronda
Hotel Molino del Santo, in Benaojan, has also been voted ‘Best Hidden Gem in Europe’ by the millions of customers who use the Trip Advisor website each year.
Andalucia hotels with the mostest
The Olive Press asked seasoned travel writer Guy Hunter Watts to pick out his eight favourite hotels in Andalucia.... one for each province
Not so Lanzagrotty
On a recent trip to the most northern of the Canary Islands, Lanzarote, I was amazed at the breathtaking landscape and sheer diversity of food.
The wolfman of Antequera
Historic Antequera is just a wolf howl away from a fascinating wilderness park in Malaga’s mountainous interior.
Under Extremeño Skies
The reputations of Pizarro and other conquistadores left a legacy for the mother of an extremeño to worry about
Horsing around in the hills
Pale rider Jason Heppenstall does his best Clint Eastwood impression and convinces his family that he is not in fact a cowboy
Journey to the Imperial City
Jason Heppenstall travels to Toledo - the “Rome of Spain” - and ends up in a Brit bar like no other AFTER two days on...
The secret walks led by the superb Alhambra Rambler are nothing to be scared of - as Lisa Tilley finds out
Bob Maddox stops off in the capital of the Costa del Sol and strolls arounds the city’s peculiar – yet spectacular – cathedral
Deia dreaming in Mallorca
Jason Heppenstall spends an idyllic few days on the island of Mallorca – and comes home without his hubcaps
The Olive Press guides you around some of Spain’s best naturist resorts. Factor 30 sun cream a must!
Forget sunburned ex-pats and cheap booze, Jon Clarke discovers the Med’s little Britain has had a makeover
Room with a view – Murcia
The Olive Press sends Vernon Grant to stylish Murcia where he finds a city bucking recent trends across Spain
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
Holiday home swap
Bob Maddox tackles the in and outs of allowing a complete stranger into your home while worrying about the contents of his fridge.
The Twin Alhamas of Granada and Almería
The Olive Press gets steamed up over what is on offer in both Alhama de Almería and Alhama de Granada
Take a Stroll Around Spain’s Regal Capital
JUDITH COOKE takes us from the square of the Discalced Nuns of Saint Clare to the gates of the city's royal palace
Room with a View – Pamplona
Pamplona is the capital of Navarra, a region known for its wine and little else. In itself this is a great shame as the area is unspoilt and very welcoming to visitors
Exciting New Year’s Destinations
THE Olive Press trawls the globe to bring you the best end of year parties and holiday destination ideas to see in 2007 in...
Room with a view – El Torcal
EL Torcal Park Nature Reserve is known as the enchanted mountain range. It is not somewhere for the faint hearted or for those scared...