Tag Archives: News

New luxury hotel in Marbella

In the summer of 2019 a new luxury hotel with 600 rooms will open in Marbella in Real de Zaragoza dunes area. It is the investment fund Platinun Estates which has…

Spanish secrets, part 11

Part eleven of beautiful and lesser known places in Spain offers a very beautiful scenery and the opportunity for a refreshing bathe in the summer heat. It is a nature reserve…

Explosion in Barcelona

One person died and 17 people were injured in an explosion in a building in Barcelona at 8 am this morning. The rescue crews arrived quickly at the scene and there was…

Cheaper petrol and diesel

The prices of petrol and diesel started to increase on the second week of August, but now that the summer holidays has finished the prices are falling again. Last week the petrol…

Beware of scammers

Spanish Police is warning of a worrying increase in fraud in holiday lettings via the Internet and new police reports are coming in every day. How the scam is being…

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…

Garbage in Torrevieja

The residents of Torrevieja are tired of the municipality’s poor cleaning of the the city and very poor waste collection. Many garbage bins on the sidewalks are not being emptied when they…

An update on Spanish politics

Politics is often a topic of conversation among Spaniards, but also among many expats in Spain. Here is an attempt to explain the current situation in Spanish politics. After the…

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…

Train accident in northern Spain

At least three people have been killed in a train accident in Pontevedra, northern Spain. The train has derailed about 200 meters before it got to the train station. It was…