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Adeje signs up to sustainable tourism

Adeje signs up to sustainable tourism

The Adeje mayor, José Miguel Rodríguez Fraga, met with the president of the Institute for Responsible Tourism, the ITR, Tomás de Azcárate y Bang, this…

English teacher vacancies in Lorca, Murcia

When applying for any of these English teacher vacancies in Lorca, please direct your enquiries to Inlingua and not us. We are not involved in…

Jet2 defends crew for removing hen party

Jet2 has supported the decision by flight crew for removing a hen party from a flight from East Midlands to Mallorca for wearing t-shirts displaying…

British couple detained for selling daughters for sex

Officers from the Guardia Civil have detained a British couple convicted of selling their daughters for sex. The couple are now rotting in prison.…

Race from Sea to Sky with the Cajamar Tenerife Bluetrail

Cajamar Tenerife Bluetrail, the island’s most popular (and extreme) long-distance mountain race, will take place on Saturday 10th June, marking the seventh year in a…

Arboleas charity faces a busy June

Arboleas charity fundraisers, F.A.C.E. (Fundraising in Arboleas, Caring for Everyone) are all set for a busy June with several events planned.…

Photographic exhibition in Mojácar, Almería

Photographic exhibition in Mojácar, Almería

We are very happy to support the upcoming photographic exhibition in Mojácar, Almería for the…

Gloria Gaynor in Adeje

Gloria Gaynor in Adeje

In advance of her first ever concert in Tenerife, in the Adeje Las Torres pavilion,…

F.A.C.E. donates a wedge

F.A.C.E. donates a wedge

Recently, some of the committee members of F.A.C.E. (Fundraising in Arboleas, Caring for Everyone) went…

Marbella job offered – May 2017

Marbella job offered – May 2017

The company Spain Global have a job opportunity available in Torremolinos, Mijas Pueblo or Marbella…

Travel Man’s Richard Ayoade discovers Tenerife’s natural beauty

Travel Man’s Richard Ayoade discovers Tenerife’s natural beauty

‘Travel Man: 48 hours in Tenerife’ airs this evening (March 27) at 8.30pm on Channel…

The only way is… Roca Nivaria Gran Hotel!

The only way is… Roca Nivaria Gran Hotel!

The only way is… Roca Nivaria Gran Hotel! A luxury 5 star beachfront property in…

Playa Blanca ballerina wins scholarship

Playa Blanca ballerina wins scholarship

Big news for a little girl this week as an 8-year-old Playa Blanca ballerina has…

Food and Drink in Spain / Easy Spanish Recipes View all

World Tapas Day 2017: Spain Buddy winners announced.

World Tapas Day 2017: Spain Buddy winners announced.

Today is World Tapas Day 2017 and that means that we can now announce the winners of our “Favourite Tapa” competition…

Almogrote recipe – a taste of the Canaries

Almogrote recipe – a taste of the Canaries

The almogrote recipe will enable you to enjoy one of the lesser known flavours of the Canary Islands. Imagine a cheesy…

Win a Spain Buddy recipe book

Win a Spain Buddy recipe book

In this latest competition, you can win a Spain Buddy recipe book. Simply pick your favourite tapas dish from the list…

Albondigas recipe version 1

Albondigas recipe version 1

Albondigas are Spanish meatballs, often served as tapas, and usually smothered in a tasty tomato sauce. I like to spice mine…

Chorizo Soup

Chorizo Soup

This warming chorizo soup recipe is fabulous as a quick lunch… or if you thicken it slightly, it works well over pasta too! You can add in other ingredients… but…

Easy Paella recipe

Easy Paella recipe

There are so many different variations on this Spanish dish – but this easy paella recipe will help you if you’re trying it for the first time. Begin with an…

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Ssshhh… don’t tell Alan!

Ssshhh… don’t tell Alan!

Ssshhh… don’t tell Alan! He’s away in England at the moment, caring for an elderly family member. I felt it was about time we gave…

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We’re not lucky to live in Spain

America First. Spain Second! VIDEO

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Learning Spanish View all

The Spain Buddy Spanish language survey results

The Spain Buddy Spanish language survey results

A couple of weeks ago we posed this question to readers of our website “How good…

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Spend and exchange £ and € easily with a Revolut card!

Spend and exchange £ and € easily with a Revolut card!

Having recently been introduced to the Revolut card and app we can’t sing its praises highly…

Paperwork in Spain View all

No excuses for benefit fraud

No excuses for benefit fraud

A Briton who lived in Mazarrón, in southwest Spain, and claimed that being penniless and homeless…

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No 9 – Two bedroom modern townhouse in Palomares, Costa Almeria

No 9 – Two bedroom modern townhouse in Palomares, Costa Almeria

Our lovely townhouse is in the village of Palomares, on the Costa Almeria. The area is…