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Bodega Stratvs is reopening

Bodega Stratvs is reopening

This vineyard has been closed by since December 2013 but now Bodega Stratvs is reopening its doors in the next couple of weeks after a…

158 dogs rescued from puppy mill

The Guardia Civil have rescued 158 dogs from an illegal dog breeding facility, or puppy mill, close to Madrid. All have been rehomed with 85…

Adeje firefighters launch 2017 calendar

The volunteer Adeje firefighters have published a 2017 calendar with funds raised going to the Asociación San Juan, which cares for special needs children and…

Christmas in Adeje – 2016

Christmas in Adeje, Tenerife, is almost upon us, and with it comes a month full of fun family activities inluding culture, sport, nativity scenes, the…

Hotels exceed Valencian recycling standards

Hotels in the Valencian commuity are ahead of legislation, already recycling almost 500 tonnes of light packaging and cardboard in just 6 months.…

Pigeons on contraception in Barcelona

Pigeons on contraception in Barcelona

Officials are investigating the option of placing pigeons on contraception in Barcelona in a bid…

Goodbye Barcelona!

Goodbye Barcelona!

No, we’re not talking Catalan independence here in saying goodbye to Barcelona… we’re talking climate…

Children and Adolescent Protection Day

Children and Adolescent Protection Day

The first Adeje Children and Adolescent Protection Day will take place on November 30 2016…

Carol Concert in Mojacar 2016

Carol Concert in Mojacar 2016

The Dames in Spain are hosting a Christmas carol concert in Mojácar on December 5…

Christmas lights in Malaga city 2016

Christmas lights in Malaga city 2016

From November 24 2016, the Christmas lights in Málaga city will be displayed with a…

Close Shave Benefits F.A.C.E.

Close Shave Benefits F.A.C.E.

At Bar Pablos in Arboleas there was a special charity event held on the 17th…

Food and Drink in Spain / Easy Spanish Recipes View all

Recipes from the Canary Islands

Recipes from the Canary Islands

Here we bring you our favourite recipes from the Canary Islands. All the recipes are suitable for vegetarians, and some for…

Spanish Recipe – Plato Alpujarreño

Spanish Recipe – Plato Alpujarreño

Plato Alpujarreño is a Spanish recipe that has many variations, just as paella does. Almost the Alpujarran version of the British…

Spanish Recipes – Pasta with vanilla and parmesan

Spanish Recipes – Pasta with vanilla and parmesan

A really really simple yet tasty dish, this pasta with vanilla and parmesan recipe is adapted from one by Ferran Adriá,…

Spanish Recipe – Olives Anyone?

Spanish Recipe – Olives Anyone?

If you are anything like me… you’ll always make a beeline for olives at a party. This Spanish recipe features these…

Cauliflower with Dates and Olives

Cauliflower with Dates and Olives

This year I needed to lose a bit of weight… so went on a bit of a hardcore diet resolution kick for  a while. I cut out bread, rice, pasta,…

Artichokes with quail eggs and Spanish cured ham

Artichokes with quail eggs and Spanish cured ham

It’s always nice to have a bit of posh nosh and this “artichokes with quail eggs and Spanish cured ham” recipe is one to whip out when you want to…

Chicken Croquettes Recipe

Chicken Croquettes Recipe

This chicken croquettes recipe (croquetas de pollo) always goes down well with me when grabbing some tapas or a lunch. As tasty as fish croquettes, these are moist on the…

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10k followers on Facebook

10k followers on Facebook

We have just reached 10k followers on Facebook – thank you to you all! We love Facebook and it is our pleasure to keep bringing…

We’re not lucky to live in Spain

America First. Spain Second! VIDEO

And the winner of the Spain Buddy 2016 travel photography competition is….

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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…