Tag Archives: Spain

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New flights from Ryanair

The Irish low cost airline unveiled its summer routes from Málaga for 2016 last Tuesday. There will be seven new destinations next year. By summer, Ryanair is referring to the period between April and October,…

Oktoberfest in Calpe

Costa Blanca’s largest beer festival is in Calpe, or Calp as it is called in the local tongue. The party lasts for 11 days. The Oktoberfest starts on October 7th at 7pm…

Spain’s credit rating upgraded

The long-term credit rating for Spain is raised from BBB to BBB+, while the short-term credit rating however is at A-2. It is the US credit rating agency Standard &…

The Fair in Fuengirola is starting

The popular Fair in Fuengirola, Feria del Rosario, is starting today and the party will last from October 6th to October 12th. The events are mostly unfolding on the Fair Ground where there usually is a market on…

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Air traffic controller strike called off

 The Spanish air traffic controllers union, USCA, has called off a 12-hour strike that was scheduled on Saturday, October 3rd. USCA has reached an agreement with Enaire, the public organization…

Two expats drowned in Katalonia

Two British women 36 and 33 years old drowned after they were taken by the waves on a beach in Lloret de Mar (Catalonia). There has been bad weather in this…

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A city with attraction

Malaga has barely had time to draw breath after a record breaking tourist summer before the cruise season starts with a record number of cruise tourists. In October 41 ships with a…

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Properties sold at bargain prices

The Spanish bank Bankia puts out 4,500 homes for sale in Spain with discounts of between 40 and 60 percent. The properties are spread out over almost the whole of Spain…

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Proving that electric cars are good enough

Two electric cars ran a lap around the Gran Canaria on Sunday without stopping to recharge, to prove that electric vehicles can be used on the Canary Islands. There has…

Price war in the air

There is a full price war around Spanish domestic flights. Iberia, Lufthansa and Ryanair have thrown themself into the fight for passengers and prices are now extremely favorable. This applies…