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Bla Bla Car threatened with fines

The ridesharing company Bla Bla Car and two of their drivers are threatened with fines. The Regional Governement in Madrid believes that the two drivers have been transporting people without a valid license….

Rome is one of the new destinations from Norwegian. Photo: Jimmy Walker. Wikimedia Commons

More flights from Norwegian

Low-cost airline Norwegian is opening new flights from Spain as well as several domestic flights this fall. The new flights are especially interesting for expats living in Spain. A total of nine new routes will…

Madrid on Saturday 10th of September 2016

Animal rights in Spain

The support to the animal rights party Pacma is increasing in Spain. On Saturday the 10th of September, a massive demonstration against bullfighting and bull chases was organized in Madrid. Thousands of…


Cycling in Spain

Cyclists are a vulnerable group and they are most vulnerable on country roads when frustrated motorists are driving past in inappropriate places and the wrong way. Cycling has become increasingly popular in…


Vuelta a España starts today

Vuelta a Espana – Spain Around – which is one of the largest bike races in the world starts on August 20th and finishes on September 11th. This year’s race consists of…


Skinny dipping in Madrid

Madrid’s swimming pools and municipal swimming pool might arrange a nude bathing day, where swimwear is only allowed as an extra option. A request has been sent to the municipality…


Fire south of Madrid

20,000 inhabitants in the town Sesena south of Madrid has been adviced to stay inside after a fire broke out in a storage area for old car tires on Friday morning. A large column of…


Measures against dog poop and littering

Madrid municipality is planning high fines for those who do not pick up after their dog. The same will apply to littering in public places. It is Madrid’s Mayor Manuela…

Bruce Springsteen. Photo Wikimedia Commons.

The Boss is coming

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band yesterday confirmed the dates for their upcoming European tour. The tour starts in Barcelona on May 14th. There will only be three concerts…

Conversation at a small bar in Casabermeja.

A happy life in Spain

The secret of a happy life in Spain has now been clarified. A study has been done that can give everyone some valuable hints and tips. The survey was conducted…