Category Archives: National

Socialist Party chief resigns

The political deadlock in Spain might finally come to an end as Socialist Party leader Pedro Sanchez resigned yesterday. Sanchez wanted to open a leadership race in order to elect a new party leader…

Spain’s best supermarket wine

Wine experts have evaluated 981 different wines that are available in supermarkets. The winner is the red wine Vega del Geva from Álora. The wine guide has been published by wine…

Spanish secrets, part 11

Part eleven of beautiful and lesser known places in Spain offers a very beautiful scenery and the opportunity for a refreshing bathe in the summer heat. It is a nature reserve…

Cheaper petrol and diesel

The prices of petrol and diesel started to increase on the second week of August, but now that the summer holidays has finished the prices are falling again. Last week the petrol…

Beware of scammers

Spanish Police is warning of a worrying increase in fraud in holiday lettings via the Internet and new police reports are coming in every day. How the scam is being…

Animal rights in Spain

The support to the animal rights party Pacma is increasing in Spain. On Saturday the 10th of September, a massive demonstration against bullfighting and bull chases was organized in Madrid. Thousands of…

An update on Spanish politics

Politics is often a topic of conversation among Spaniards, but also among many expats in Spain. Here is an attempt to explain the current situation in Spanish politics. After the…

Cycling in Spain

Cyclists are a vulnerable group and they are most vulnerable on country roads when frustrated motorists are driving past in inappropriate places and the wrong way. Cycling has become increasingly popular in…

Train accident in northern Spain

At least three people have been killed in a train accident in Pontevedra, northern Spain. The train has derailed about 200 meters before it got to the train station. It was…

The wildfires in Spain

At the moment, there are wildfires in several places in Spain. It seems that some of the fires seem have been strarted intentionally, while a combination of high heat, low humidity and strong…