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Nice Christmas weather

Although winter officially arrives Spain on December 22nd at 5:48 pm, it does not mean it’s going to be cold and rainy. It’s actually going to be sunny and dry….

Genuine spruce christmas tree

There are very few public Christmas trees in Spain of real spruce. But the Christmas tree in Torrevieja is a shining exception. It comes from the deep forests of Småland…

Tapas in Torrevieja

The thirteenth edition of the Ruta de la Tapa now begins in Torrevieja. This year there are as many as 57 different tapas bars participating in the highly popular event….

Almost hit by falling palm

Pedestrians at Plaza Constitucion in Torrevieja center were close to being hit by a palm tree that collapsed last night. The palm tree turned out to be infected by the Red…

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Mosquito Invasion expected

Due to the recent heavy rainfall, a mosquito invasion is now expected in Costa Blanca. In particular there is a high risk around the salt lakes of Torrevieja and La Mata. The rain has…

Farmers praising the rain

Farmers in the Alicante province calculates that they can have saved up to 25 million Euros during the last days of rainfall. The lack of rain this year has (almost) always been a…

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Demolition in Torrevieja

After being empty for nine years while transforming more and more into a ruin, it seems that the demolition of the bulding La Ballena finally can get started. La Ballena which is a…

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Cruise liner to Torrevieja

On September 22nd a cruise ship arrives in Torrevieja for the first time. Expectations from the municipality’s businesses were large, but they will obviously be disappointed. The ship, owned by Amadea Shipping…

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…

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Lifeguards on Torrevieja’s beaches

Since last weekend, there has been Red Cross personnel at the Torrevieja’s beaches and lookouts, but they are not yet fully staffed. There are a total of 26 lifeguard posts and…