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Public Holidays in Spain

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. On the…


Tax authorities using a drone

Taxation authorities has since 2013 been using a drone in Menorca to reveal different varieties of illegal construction works. This has been a great success for the government. We have…


More flights from Alicante

Several airlines are now opening new flights to and from Alicante airport – Aeropuerto de Elche, in El Altet. KLM KLM, which is the national airline of the Netherlands and is…


The world’s best ham

A Spanish ham has been internationally recognized as the best in the world. It sold only 80 pieces per year to the nice price of 4,100 euros apiece. The award took…


Art classes in Fuengirola

In English – Swedish – German – Spanish Everybody can be an artist. Somteimes you just need a push to become one, even if you have never touched a pencil or a paint…


Record low interest rates

The EURIBOR interest rate is now at record low levels. This means opportunities to get very low interest payments on your mortgage. At the end of February the interest rate landed on the minus…

Expected temperatures for spring 2016

Dry and hot spring in Spain

The spring will be warm and dry in almost all of Spain according to the latest meteorological forecasts. It looks very good for Malaga, Valencia Alicante and the Balearic Islands. Meteorologist…


Spanish wine export

Spain is the world’s leading wine exporter measured in hectoliters, but sell their products so cheap that both France and Italy have significantly more revenue. In 2015 Spain set a…


Price increase for properties

House prices in Spain will increase by 6.3 per cent in 2016, according to the real estate company Servihabitat which is owned by the Catalan bank La Caixa and Texas Pacific Group….


More fruit and vegetables exported

Spain is exporting more fruits and vegetables. The Spanish exports of fresh fruit and vegetables increased by 11.7% in 2015 compared with the previous year. Last year the value of exported fresh…