Category Archives: National

Stricter lockdown from Monday

Today Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez announced a total lockdown on everybody who are not working in essential sectors Since the lockdown started on the 14th of March, people who…

State of Alarm has been extended

The Congress of Deputies yesterday voted in favour of extending the State of Alarm until the 12th of April. So far the Covid-19 epidemy has killed 3643 in Spain, while…

Questions and answers about the lockdown

Can I walk the dog? Can I drive my kid to the airport? Can I go running? What happens to the homeless? From today Monday 16th of March the police…

Breaking: Spanish cabinet bans all unnecessary journeys

Spain has been locked down in order to prevent further spreading of the Coronavirus Unless you are going to work, going to a supermarket or a pharmacy, visiting a bank…

Public Holidays in Spain 2020

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…

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…

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…