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Public Holidays in Spain 2018

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…

Weather warning for Costa Blanca

Aemet has issued an yellow alert for Alicante, Valencia and the Baleares with rough seas with waves up to 3 meters. The warning applies to the Alicante province, Valencia Province…

Strike at Alicante airport

Baggage handlers at Alicante airport are striking from Friday 14th to Monday 17th. There will be a minimum service during the strike, but there will be delays and disruptions in the…

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New hope for coastal train to Marbella

Costa Blanca does not get it’s long-awaited coastal train that could have connected the coastal towns with Alicante and Madrid. Instead the government wants to invest in the train line to Marbella….

Housing sales plummet after Brexit

Housing sales to expats is plunging after UK voted for Brexit. The housing sales in the Alicante province has fallen by 75% in the lower and middle price range. The president of…

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…

Wildfires on Costa Blanca

Several wildfires are raging on the Costa Blanca, one of them is very serious. More than 1,000 people have been evacuated and several homes have burned down. The most serious…

Attracted to Costa Blanca

Practically all of Spain has experienced a tourist boom this year and this particularly applies to the Costa Blanca, which this year is seeing historical record figures. Last year more than 68 million tourists visited…

Properties on sale

One of Spain’s largest banks, Bankia, has released 5,900 properties with up to 40% discount. The campaign goes under the name “Días Locos” – Crazy Days and lasts until September 30th….

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New flights to Aberdeen

Ryanair is opening two new routes between Spain and Aberdeen next winter. Ryanair announced that there will be two weekly departueres between Málaga and Aberdeen and two weekly departures between  El Altet (Alicante) and…