Category Archives: Costa del Sol

Record breaking tourism

Andalusia in southern Spain, and especially Costa del Sol, is approaching the best tourist month ever with record figures for hotel occupancy in almost the entire region. August is the…

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Virgen del Carmen

In the evening on July 16th, fishermen and sailors are celebrating their patron saint Virgen del Carmen in many coastal towns and fishing villages in Spain and South America. The celebrations…

Jazz on Costa del Sol

During July and August there will be a large number of jazz concerts in several towns along the Costa del Sol. Here is a small selection. Malaga A la fresca…

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New flights to Aberdeen

Ryanair is opening two new routes between Spain and Aberdeen next winter. Ryanair announced that there will be two weekly departueres between Málaga and Aberdeen and two weekly departures between  El Altet (Alicante) and…

Gibraltar could become Scottish

Scotland and Gibraltar are discussing the possibility of coming up with a plan to stay in the EU after UK’s Brexit. Spain is now licking their lips at the thought of Gibraltar becoming…

Spanish Secrets, Part 10

Part ten of beautiful and lesser known places in Spain has a mountain with a breathtaking view of the Costa del Sol and on a clear day you can see…

Beer Festival in Torremolinos

This weekend there is a happening in the Congress Palace in Torremolinos for those who appreciate homemade beer. 40 national and international microbreweries are participating. Beer is the most consumed beverage in the…

Heat wave over Spain

A minor heat wave is on its way this week in many parts of Spain. Temperatures of more than 10 degrees above normal for the season are expected. In Madrid temperatures…

Blood donors needed

The blood transfusion centre in Málaga has an acute shortage of blood of all blood types. Everyone who can, are now being asked to donate blood. The regional blood transfusion…

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New flights from Manchester to Spain

The low cost airline Norwegian has recently opened new flights from Manchester to Málaga and Alicante. The summer fares start from £34,90. Norwegian Airlines began serving Manchester in 2011 and now…