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Snail day and market

The traditional snail day in Riogordo is not just a day where you eat free snails, but also a day with entertainment and an exciting local market. Riogordo is a city…


New flights from Alicante

The Spanish airline Vueling are opening new domestic routes this summer from El Altet airport in Alicante to some popular holiday destinations in Spain. The new flights will go to Tenerife…


Spanish air traffic controllers strike

Air traffic controllers in Spain have announced that there will a strike on four dates in June. The dates for the strike will be 8th, 10th, 12th and 14th of…


Costa del Sol news

As a variation from all the news about the election, here are some updates on some of the more interesting projects that are underway on the Costa del Sol. Senda Litoral…


Europe’s largest water park

On Saturday May 30th Aqualandia in Benidorm are opening the doors for the season. It is their 30th anniversary for Europe’s largest water park. The park was opened for the first time…


Railway modernization

The Minister for Development, Ana Pastor, has announced an investment of 1.257 billion Euro to improve commuter traffic in Spain. It is historically the largest single investment that has been…


Subsidies for car replacement continues

The Government has approved the eighth edition of the subsidy Plan Pive which is given to buy a new car while you dispose of an older and more polluting car….


Spain is most tourist friendly

For the first time Spain has been ranked as the world’s most tourist-friendly country in the World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competititveness Index. The World Economic Forum is best…


Ferris Wheel to Malaga

There are very far advanced plans to assemble a giant Ferris wheel at the entrance to the port of Malaga. There have been months of paperwork, and three possible areas…


Costa Blanca hikers

There is a large group of people who meet twice a week to enjoy mountain hiking in the Costa Blanca region of Spain. They call themselves the Costa Blanca Mountain Walkers…