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Midsummer’s eve in Spain

The Midsummer’s Eve celebration is something that Spaniards have in common with northern Europe, although the traditions might be slightly different. Midsummer’s Eve (St. John’s eve) is being celebrated in…

San Juan in Fuengirola 2019

The Chiringuitos will again be an important part of the San Juan Celebration in Fuengirola this year. In addition there is a small fair in the El Boquetillo area starting…

Public Holidays in Spain 2019

Spain has some public holidays that apply to the entire country, other public holidays which apply only regionally and even local holidays which apply only to some municipalities. National holidays…

Benalmadena cracks down on dog urine

Benalmadena in the Málaga province, has decided that dog owners must wash away dog urine with soapy water or vinegar. Dog owners who do not comply, risk being fined. Benalmadena…

Christmas lights in Málaga 2018

The spectacular Christmas lights in Málaga will be switched on Friday November 30th 2018 at 7 p.m. In addition to the main shopping street, Calle Larios, there will also be…

In Flanders Fields

By John McCrae. Recited by Leonard Cohen. In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still…

Award winning cheese sold in Mercadona

A cheese sold in Mercadona for 10.2 Euros per kilo has been ranked among the best in the world. The World Cheese Awards  2018 was held last weekend and in…

Train strike on Halloween

The Spanish train company Renfe has announced a strike on Wednesday, that will affect local trains and long distance trains all over the country. The strike will take place the day…

Feria de Málaga 2018

The Málaga Fair, which is the biggest street party in Andalucía lasts from 11. to 19. August 2018. The spectacular opening ceremony begins already on Friday the night before. On…

Heat wave over Spain

Aemet has published a warning of a heatwave over Spain. High temperatures are expected from 1. August to 6. August in most of mainland Spain. During the next few days…