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Do not overpay for your house in Spain!

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Spain News in English View all

Tourists hit by Legionnaires disease in Mallorca

Tourists hit by Legionnaires disease in Mallorca

Tourists have been hit with Legionnaires disease in the resort of Palmanova, close to Magaluf on the Balearic island of Mallorca.…

Gladrags Boutique – still showing ’em how it’s done!

It’s no secret that I love Gladrags Boutique, the super ladies clothing store in Albox, Almería. I headed along on Tuesday October 10 to see…

What a Weekend for Walk for Life!

Walk for Life Arboleas had a very busy weekend early in October. On Saturday 7th over 100 people had a fabulous evening at the annual…

BREAKING NEWS!! Eurofighter crash in Spain

A pilot has died today in a Eurofighter crash in Spain. The fighter crashed close to La Llanos air base and a public park at…

El Día del Vino in Huercal-Overa

El Día del Vino was once again a great success, uniting kiddies and grownups in the treading of the grapes in Puertecico, Hyércal-Overa.…

APSA events and news

This is the first of our APSA news and events articles. APSA (Animal Protection Society Albox – Reg. Charity No. G-04491221) is based, as the…

Sound Matters in Vélez-Blanco: An interview

Sound Matters in Vélez-Blanco: An interview

I (Spain Buddy’s Elle) met with Mike Edwards and Harry Coade from Sound Matters in…

Jannice Jones’ album launch

Jannice Jones’ album launch

Who doesn’t love music eh? Well with Jannice Jones’ album launch on October 1, you’ll…

F.A.C.E. announces its autumn programme

F.A.C.E. announces its autumn programme

F.A.C.E. (Fundraising in Arboleas, Caring for Everyone) are pleased to announce their forthcoming fund raising…

Sidney the Kidney Fundraiser

Sidney the Kidney Fundraiser

If you will be on the Canary Island of Lanzarote on October 7 2017 then…

Walk For Life Calendars Now on Sale

Walk For Life Calendars Now on Sale

On September 5 2017 Museo Pedro Gilabert in Arboleas, Almería, saw the launch of the…

Digital art photography workshop Villamartin

Digital art photography workshop Villamartin

If you’re interested in photography you may be interested to know about a digital art…

Día de la Bici in Málaga 2017

Día de la Bici in Málaga 2017

The 15th edition of Dia de la Bici in Málaga takes place on  September 24,…

Food and Drink in Spain / Easy Spanish Recipes View all

Croquertilla recipe (and background)

Croquertilla recipe (and background)

We are proud to introduce you to a new sensation in Spain. The Croquertilla®.  This croquertilla recipe will enable you to…

The Spain Buddy Rosado Spritzer recipe

The Spain Buddy Rosado Spritzer recipe

The Spain Buddy Rosado Spritzer is probably what I drink the most of when at home. It’s refreshing and light, and…

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 below to be in with a chance to win.…

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 up a little – so here’s one of the…

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WABAS2017 in Vélez-Blanco – WITH PHOTOS!!!

WABAS2017 in Vélez-Blanco – WITH PHOTOS!!!

From November 4 to 6 2017, a group of writers and bloggers from around Spain gathered for WABAS2017 in Vélez-Blanco. For two days they enjoyed…

How to get your article published on Spain Buddy

Alan is featured on Dodho

SEUR fails to deliver, literally!

Moving to Spain? View all

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…

Shops and shopping View all

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…

Latest holiday rental View all

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…