Category Archives: National

Public Holidays in Spain 2018

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…

Food collection campaign this weekend

Food Bank Spain is conducting their annual food collection event, La Gran Recogida de Alimentos, on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd of December. 130.000 volunteers will be located outside 11.000…

The ski resorts are opening

The Masella ski resort in Girona, Catalonia has opened its ski slopes for the season. Masella opened today, becoming the first ski resort in Spain to open for the 2017/208…

Train strike called off as last minute agreement reached

After Renfe had released info about the called train strikes earlier today, the strikes were called off in the evening after last minute negotiations. Just before 11 a.m. today the…

Train strikes on Friday

Update: Strikes called off on Wednesday evening. After negtiations on Wednesday, the strikes that had been announced earlier today have now been called off. Read more: Train strike called off as…

Airport Unions and Aena reached agreement

Low probability of airport strikes. After a meeting today Monday 25. September between the airport unions and the managers of Spanish airports, the parties have reached an agreement in principle. The…

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Ryanair about to publish all cancelled flights

Ryanair will publish a list of all cancelled flights today or tomorrow. According to a reply on their own Facebook page, Ryanair is planning to publish a complete list of all…

Spanish airport strike update: Closer to an agreement

After the last meeting between the Spanish airport unions and Aena on Friday, the parties are fairly close to a solution. Next week they could come to an agreement that…

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Ryanair cancels around 2000 flights

Ryanair cancelling between 40 and 50 flights every day for the next six weeks. In a press release Ryanair states that: “By cancelling less than 2 percent of our flights,…

Shark sighting in Benidorm

“Never seen so many people get out of the water so quick in my life”, tweeted @shanksy03 yesterday. A Twitter user named @shanksy03 filmed something that could be a shark…