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Palma Film Office busy with hundreds of shoots as business only grows

PALMA Film Office has managed 217 film and photo shoots during 2017, with companies such as BMW, Cartier, H & M and American Express...

HAVE YOUR CAKE: Ryanair allows ensaimadas on flights for free

IT is one of the most common sights while boarding planes at Palma airport. Now airline Ryanair has agreed to allow passengers to take a...

BLOOMING HECK! Almond blossom season returns in Mallorca

FROM the end of January through the middle of February is a special time in the Mallorca countryside as the hills are washed white...

MUST SEE: Semi-annual double rose window in Palma Cathedral

THE rose window spectacular will appear at the Palma Cathedral again on February 2. Only twice a year the two stained-glass rose windows perfectly align...

PARTY TIME! Sant Sebastian celebrated in all corners of Mallorca

THE biggest party Palma has ever seen returns on January 19 to celebrate the city's patron saint Sebastian.  Celebrations start with a parade of Drac...

Top of the Pops: Spain’s most listened to song of 2017 revealed!

DESPACITO was the most listened to song in Spain for 2017, it has been revealed. According to Spotify, the Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee...

After this weekend’s King’s Day comes Mallorca’s largest gathering

ONE of the biggest festivals in Mallorca, Sant Sebastià, is just around the corner with city's most iconic party on January 19. The feast day...

Catalan independence highly opposed by the area’s expats

OVER 75% of expats living in Catalunya are strongly opposed to the region obtaining independence, according to a survey run by Spanish Property Insight. Shockingly,...

Palma celebrates diversity and immigration with a week of activites

Some 9,000 Palma residents moved out of the diverse city in 2016. According to the councillor for equality and civic rights, 35 percent of those...

Tramuntana mountains set the scene for photo contest

STUNNING photos win awards at the first photography contest of the Tramuntana mountains. In total 20 awards were given, with one grand winner in each of the...

Palma street artists need license to perform

PALMA street artists and performers will soon need a license to work in the capitol. Those who wish to to perform music or magic, or...

Spain announces its latest ‘most beautiful villages’ – and four of them are in Andalucia

SPAIN has added 11 new villages to its official 'Los Pueblos mas Bonitos de España' list.  The picturesque additions will become part of the government...

Violence erupts as Madrid seizes medieval treasures from Catalunya in heated culture dispute

CLASHES have erupted after cops in Catalunya began removing medieval artefacts in an ownership battle with neighbouring Aragon. The operation, which started at 4 am,...

Load of bull

BULLFIGHTERS can kill again on Mallorca. It comes after the constitutional court suspended the Balearic law against the mistreatment of animals, which was approved last...

Ronda is a cobbled gem where visitors are quickly transported back in time, writes Jed Neill

IF you were planning for a tour guide but forgot to book in advance... don’t worry, just follow your feet and Ronda will do...

Culture top reason tourists visit Andalucia

Culture has now overtaken weather as the most popular reason to visit

International guitar maestros tune up for Ronda guitar festival

A host of international artists will appear at the event

Benidorm seeks Unesco world heritage status

The land of package holiday heaven wants to become a cultural wonder of the world

Antonio Banderas and Andalucia-based films are big winners at the Goyas

The Malaga-born actor says his hometown is always on his mind

Star-studded Sevilla dance group brings Carmen with a flamenco twist to Andalucia

The show will hit Malaga before jetting off to Asia and South America

Spain’s new favourite export to the US… teachers!

Oklahoma is recruiting Spanish staff

Where did your dinner really come from?

Columnist Jack Gaioni explores the real link between countries and their national dishes

Fake El Greco to be included in exhibition

Origins of 'Lady in a Fur Wrap' are unclear

Art proves big draw in Malaga

The CAC has enjoyed a bumper year

Best ‘slasher’ ever brings cinemas early Christmas present

Ticket price cut sees cinema attendances soar

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