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Dinosaurs in Torrevieja

Between 3rd and 28th of August 2016 Europe’s largest dinosaur exhibition is visiting Torrevieja, with 20 different dinosaurs in natural size. The exhibition has been visiting many countries like Germany,…

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…

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…

Illustration: Istockphoto

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….


Virgen del Carmen

In the evening on July 16th, fishermen and sailors are celebrating their patron saint Virgen del Carmen in many coastal towns and fishing villages in Spain and South America. The celebrations…


Jazz on Costa del Sol

During July and August there will be a large number of jazz concerts in several towns along the Costa del Sol. Here is a small selection. Malaga A la fresca…


Choir Festival in Torrevieja

The 62 edition of Torrevieja’s major Choir Festival will be held between the 18th and 24th of July 2016. 16 choirs from 11 countries will participate in the Habaneras competition. The…


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…


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…