Tag Archives: Spain

Torrevieja in earthquake study

According to a new study by researchers from the University of Alicante, Torrevieja on the Costa Blanca is not adequately prepared for earthquakes The famous earthquake in 1829 that basically wiped…

Spanish secrets – part 6

Part Six of beautiful and lesser known places in Spain offers a large and several small beaches with cold water, breathtaking scenery and a small village Pantin (La Coruna) Pantin…

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Streaming increases in Spain

Streaming has saved Spanish music industry. Sales of music sold via streaming has increased by 40% in the first six months compared with the same period last year According to a…

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Use of wild animals banned

Catalonia has banned the use of wild animals in circuses and other public perfomances. Barcelona already introduced a similar law in 2003. There will be a two year moratorium before…

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Official siesta in Spanish village

Ador, a small Spanish village in the Valencia province, introduces ordained siesta for all of its 1,400 inhabitants. They should stay indoors between the hours of 2 pm and 5 pm The heat wave…

Extras for The Bourne Legacy

Do you have a dream about acting in the next Bourne movie? Here is your chance! The next Bourne movie will be recorded in Tenerife in September and Surfilm is seeking 800 extras…

Sleeping in the heat

There are many who have trouble sleeping when it gets humid and hot. Here is some advice that can make the summer sleep easier Salvador Tranche of the organization, “Sociedad…

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Accident at Aqualandia

13 people were poisoned by chlorine leaked into the water park at Aqualandia in Benidorm. 5 people were hospitalized Hospital Levante after the accident. The incident occurred because of technical…

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Spanish Secrets, Part 5

Part five of beautiful and lesser known places in Spain offer a varied nature and nice refreshing water, which may be necessary in the summer heat La Viñuela is a…

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Pickpockets are being thrown out

Police in Alicante wants to throw pickpockets out of the cities because the thieves damage the province’s reputation and ruin the tourism industry In Alicante 30 pocket thefts are being reported…