Tag Archives: travel

Record breaking tourism

Andalusia in southern Spain, and especially Costa del Sol, is approaching the best tourist month ever with record figures for hotel occupancy in almost the entire region. August is the…

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Virgen del Carmen

In the evening on July 16th, fishermen and sailors are celebrating their patron saint Virgen del Carmen in many coastal towns and fishing villages in Spain and South America. The celebrations…

The best water parks in Spain

There are many excellent water parks in Spain. In TripAdvisor’s annual ranking of waterparks, Siam Park in Tenerife was voted as number one in the world. This is the third consecutive year that Siam Park…

Spanish Secrets, Part 10

Part ten of beautiful and lesser known places in Spain has a mountain with a breathtaking view of the Costa del Sol and on a clear day you can see…

Jellyfish in the Mediterranean

Experts are warning of an increased presence of jellyfish along the coast of the Mediterranean this summer. Some information and what you can do about it. Professor Josep Maria Gili from Barcelona’s Marine Research…

Beer Festival in Torremolinos

This weekend there is a happening in the Congress Palace in Torremolinos for those who appreciate homemade beer. 40 national and international microbreweries are participating. Beer is the most consumed beverage in the…

Beautiful Costa Blanca

The regional government of Valencia has made a promotional video of Costa Blanca as an eye-opener for the “White Coast”. They have concentrated on the northern part of the Costa Blanca and the…

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New flights from Manchester to Spain

The low cost airline Norwegian has recently opened new flights from Manchester to Málaga and Alicante. The summer fares start from £34,90. Norwegian Airlines began serving Manchester in 2011 and now…

Disobedient bathers fined

Now that summer is approaching, the police is increasing the patrolling of the beaches. Several municipalities have introduced strict fines for all sorts of offenses. One of the municipalities is Guardamar…

Aqualandia has opened

Europe’s largest water park, Aqualandia in Benidorm, has opened for the season. There were more than 1,000 visitors on the opening day, Saturday the 28th of May. The park was opened…