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San Juan Fuengirola 2018

The Chiringuitos will again be an important part of the San Juan Celebration in Fuengirola this year. In addition there is a small fair in the El Boquetillo area starting…

Midsummer’s eve in Spain 2018

The Midsummer’s Eve celebration is something that Spaniards have in common with northern Europe, although the traditions might be slightly different. Midsummer’s Eve (St. John’s eve) is being celebrated in…

No bonfires in Torrevieja on San Juan

The Town Hall in Torrevieja announced on Wednesday that it will be forbidden to make bonfires on San Juan, 23rd of June. The decision has been made in order to…

Spanish PM ousted in no-confidence vote

Partido Popular’s Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy, has resigned today after he lost in a no-confidence vote. Following a corruption scandal where 29 of Partido Populair’s members were recently convicted, the…

Traffic delays affecting half of European flights

Technical problems at Eurocontrol, the agency in control of all air traffic over Europe, could affect as much as half of the flights this afternoon. The source of the technical…

Portuguese man o’ war spotted in Southern Spain

The dangerous jellyfish called Portuguese Man o’ War has been observed on several beaches in Málaga, Marbella, Cádiz and Huelva. The Association for the Conservation of the Alboran Sea, Aula del…

Vuelta a Andalucía starts in La Cala de Mijas

The Bicycle Race Vuelta a Andalucía, also known as Ruta del Sol, starts on Wednesday 14th of February 10 at a.m. in La Cala de Mijas. The race lasts from…

Riding the waves in Tarifa

Tarifa is the most southern point of all of Europe. It is a small city surrounded by incredible nature and a breath taking view of Morocco’s rocky coastal line. The…

Public Holidays in Spain 2018

Spain has some public holidays that apply to the entire country, other public holidays which apply only regionally and even local holidays which apply only to some municipalities. National holidays…

Food collection campaign this weekend

Food Bank Spain is conducting their annual food collection event, La Gran Recogida de Alimentos, on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd of December. 130.000 volunteers will be located outside 11.000…