Category Archives: National

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…

Vuelta a España starts today

Vuelta a Espana – Spain Around – which is one of the largest bike races in the world starts on August 20th and finishes on September 11th. This year’s race consists of…

Spain’s best beers

A lot of beer is being brewed in Spain. Here is a presentation of the best varieties that are available in regular grocery stores in Spain. There is no doubt that…

Illegal properties demolished

This could be the beginning of the end for many homes that are illegally built. 214 homes that have been built in a natural reserve in the Cantabria region in northern Spain…

Faster check-in at airports

Several airlines are now demanding that measures must be implemented to make it faster to check in at the airports and that the baggage is being handled faster. Spain is one of only four…

That’s why we love Spain

There are many reasons why Spain is our favorite travel destination. Here are 12 reasons. Spain has experienced a large increase in the number of visitors this year, with a twelve…