Category Archives: National

13 killed in terrorist attack

Thursday afternoon a white van drove into the popular pedestrian street La Rambla in the center of Barcelona. The van drove 600 meters in zigzag through La Rambla in irder…

Train strike on Friday

The Spanish train company Renfe has announced a strike on Friday, that will affect local trains and long distance trains all over the country. The strike announced by the CGT…

Midsummer’s eve in Spain 2017

The Midsummer’s Eve celebration is something that Spaniards and Brits have in common, although the traditions might be slightly different. Midsummer’s Eve (St. John’s eve) is being celebrated in Spain on June…

New heat wave over Spain

Today on 20. June, Aemet has published a warning of a new heatwave over Spain. High temperatures are expected on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. During the next few days high temperatures…

Making Gambas Al Pil Pil

Super easy to make and incredibly delicious. See video here. One of the most popular Spanish dishes you can get at any tapas bar or restaurant in Spain, is Gambas…

Driving a foreign registered car in Spain

There has been some fake news spreading around the facebook recently, claiming that the rules for how long you can drive a foreign registered car in Spain has been reduced…

Supersano bans Palm Oil

The ecological supermarket chain Supersano is the first in Spain to ban palm oil in all of their products. More than 100 products have been removed from their shelves. There…

Torremolinos beach

Public holidays in Spain 2017

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…

Golden visa regulations for non-Europeans

The Spanish government has introduced new rules for visa application, a “Golden Visa”. The new visa rules make it easier for people from Russia, the US or other overseas countries…

Ryanair is recruiting in Spain

The Irish Low Cost Airline Ryanair is already among the largest in number of passengers between Spain and UK and now they are planning to become even bigger. Now they…