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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…

The beach in Torrevieja. Photo: Wikimedia.

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…

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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….


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…


Avoid drowning

The beach season is here and with it comes the drowning accidents. Unfortunately most often them happen due to stupidity. El Altet Today a 47 year old Romanian man drowned on the…


New flights from Manchester to Spain

The low cost airline Norwegian has recently opened new flights from Manchester to Málaga and Alicante. The summer fares start from £34,90. Norwegian Airlines began serving Manchester in 2011 and now…

AVE train. Photo: PromoMadrid. Max Alexander.

Shuttle Bus to Alicante train station

After years of disagreements, there will now be a permanent bus connection between the AVE train station in Alicante and Benidorm with surrounding towns. The reason for the delay is that…