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Do not overpay for your house in Spain!

The currency exchange rate offered to you by your bank could be up to 2% worse than what you will receive by international money transfer services -

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Catalan Independence Referendum: Property news two months on

Catalan Independence Referendum: Property news two months on

On October 1 2017, the Catalan independence referendum was held, in which 90 per cent of voters chose separation from Spain. How has the local…

Christmas in Adeje 2017: Calle Grande this Saturday

Tomorrow, December 9 2017, Christmas in Adeje will be kicking off with Calle Grande transforming into the centre of Christmas celebrations with performances, activities for…

Doggies need your blankets plus Eddie and Poppy need your love

We are trying to keep warm but doggies need your blankets too! It’s easy to wrap your own pets up to keep them warm, but…

Enjoy a rocking Christmas at Hard Rock Hotel Tenerife

The most magical time of the year is fast-approaching and Hard Rock Hotel Tenerife is the ideal place to escape the gloomy winter weather and…

III Noche de La Luz in Huércal-Overa

Crowds enjoyed the III Noche de La Luz in Huércal-Overa on Saturday December 2 2017 and took advantage of discounts offerd by 60 shops and…

F.A.C.E. Christmas Market raises more than €2700

F.A.C.E. (Fundraising in Arboleas, Caring for Everyone) Christmas Market took place on the first night of December in an especially erected marquee situated in the…

Jet2holidays kicks off annual VIP Independent Travel Agent Conference

Jet2holidays kicks off annual VIP Independent Travel Agent Conference

Jet2holidays is whisking 250 independent travel agents away for its annual VIP Independent Travel Agent…

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…

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

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,…

What a Weekend for Walk for Life!

What a Weekend for Walk for Life!

Walk for Life Arboleas had a very busy weekend early in October. On Saturday 7th…

BREAKING NEWS!! Eurofighter crash in Spain

BREAKING NEWS!! Eurofighter crash in Spain

A pilot has died today in a Eurofighter crash in Spain. The fighter crashed close…

El Día del Vino in Huercal-Overa

El Día del Vino in Huercal-Overa

El Día del Vino was once again a great success, uniting kiddies and grownups in…

APSA events and news

APSA events and news

This is the first of our APSA news and events articles. APSA (Animal Protection Society…

Food and Drink in Spain / Easy Spanish Recipes View all

Mallorca retains 10 Michelin stars in the annual awards

Mallorca retains 10 Michelin stars in the annual awards

The Balearic Island of Mallorca has retained ten Michelin Stars at the ninth annual Michelin Star Awards, held in Tenerife, further…

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 tomatoey paste with a slight kick and you’re about…

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.…

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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

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SEUR fails to deliver, literally!

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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…

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

Casa Bougainvillea, Lorca

Casa Bougainvillea, Lorca

Casa Bougainvillea is situated in the wonderful Murcian countryside, with stunning views of the nearby mountains…