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La Playa de Santa María del Mar, Cádiz. Photo: Daphne Chui.

Record breaking tourism

Andalusia in southern Spain, and especially Costa del Sol, is approaching the best tourist month ever with record figures for hotel occupancy in almost the entire region. August is the…

waterboys

The Waterboys on tour

The popular British band The Waterboys is back in Spain, giving concerts on the Costa Blanca, in Barcelona and in Madrid. Their tour starts in Albacete on September 17th and ends in Valencia…

Olive Oil

The world’s best organic olive oil

An olive oil from Almeria has been voted the world’s best organic olive oil. Oro del Desierto (Desert Gold) competed with 25 other olive oil producers from Spain, Italy, Portgual…

Oasys Mini Hollywood
Photo: Joanjo Aguara Matoses

Spanish Secrets, Part 4

Part Four of beautiful and lesser known places in Spain does not offer a cooling dip like the last article in the series, but the opposite. Tabernas Desert “Desierto de Tabernas”…

Almeria-Invernaderos

The Plastic Sea in Almería

What looks like snow in satellite photos over Almería is the so called plastic sea where a large part of Spain’s fruit and vegetables are being produced. Large parts of…

junta de andalucia in Seville

Requesting demolition of 98 illegal homes in Albox

The area in the Almeria province where the houses are built is not regulated for homes and lack a valid building permit. The illegal homes in the El Romeral-La Aljambra area was…

Black Leopard

Black panther spotted in the Almería area

A black panther has been caught on film by a person in the area Celin, Sierra de Gador. Also in 2013 a number of meetings with the panther in the…