Tag Archives: Spain

Fire at campsite

A fierce fire broke out at a campsite in southern Gran Canaria on Sunday. Six caravans and five motor homes were totally destroyed, but no one were killed. The fire broke…

Zika Virus in Europe

Here in Spain there are currently seven people who have been infected by the virus, including a pregnant woman. But there are several people infected in other European countries. Spanish health authorities…

Flamenco fashion

With three months left to Seville’s April fair it is now time for the presentation of this year’s flamenco fashion. It is being presented in the traditional way on a major…

Carnival in Spain

Right now it’s time for carnival throughout the Catholic world, also in Spain. Some of them are truly spectacular and all are definitely worth seeing. A carnival is a festival that…

Benidorm is booming

For the first time in history, Benidorm has more than 11 million overnight stays a year. This is an increase of 3% compared to 2014. 2015 was a good year for tourism…

Rock Festival in Torremolinos

Rockin Race Jamboree 2016 will be held from February 4th to February 7th. It is the 22nd edition of this popular festival where 30 bands from five countries are participating. The…

Fast food in Spain

Spaniards spend less money on fast food than almost all other Europeans. It’s just Italians who spend less per person per year. The Spanish business school EAE Business School has…

New ferry service opened

A new ferry service is now available between Motril in the Granada province and Tangier in Morocco. There will be one daily departure in each direction. The ship used on…

Vehicle Fair in Malaga

It is time for the third edition of the Salón Retro Málaga, a fair for classic cars and motorcycles, parts and accessories. The fair is taking place in the Congress Palace “Palacio de Ferias…

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Mar Menor

The 3000 illegal berths in Mar Menor will be removed. A plan has been developed to upgrade the infrastructure with new traditional, legal docks. Minister for Public Works, Francisco Bernabe, recently…