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World’s biggest liner makes her European debut in Málaga


Weighing in at a massive 225,000 tonnes, measuring 361 metres from stem to stern and carrying 6,360 passengers plus 2,394 crew, Málaga – where she stayed 12 hours – was the leviathan cruise ship’s first landfall after upping anchors in Miami six days earlier…

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Author:Carolyn Mowlem 15/09/2014 [0] Comments 
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Have you checked out Zahara de los Atunes yet?

Nowhere encapsulates the beauty of southern Spain better than Zahara de los Atunes

The southern reaches of Spain are dotted with more hidden gems than a stowed-away pirate ship, and one of the best among them must certainly be Zahara de los Atunes.

This laid-back beach town is blessed (or cursed, depending on your perception) by the fact that its larger neighbour Tarifa acts as a kind of tourist buffer. If you’re heading south from the Costa del Sol for a weekend of Atlantic swimming, dune trekking, chiringuito-frequenting fun then Tarifa ticks all your boxes. And it’s closer, too…

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Author:Ian Clover 21/08/2014 [0] Comments 
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Can the SiestApp revive Spain’s disappearing siesta?

Time for a siesta? There's an app for that...

While the stereotype of lazy Spaniards catching forty winks every afternoon under the cooling shade of tree-lined boulevard may be as strong as ever, the actual siesta custom is in danger of dying out in Spain, with new research showing that only 10% of Spaniards find the time for a siesta on a regular basis.

However, all that could be set to change with the launch of a new smartphone app… Continue Reading

Author:Ian Clover 13/08/2014 [0] Comments 
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Famous faces bring extra heat to Marbella for premiere of The Expendables 3

The Hollywood stars Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes, Jason Statham, Antonio Banderas, Kellan Lutz and producer Avi Lerner have been in Marbella for the Spanish premiere of their new movie The Expendables 3 (‘Los Mercenarios 3′ in Spanish)… Continue Reading

Author:Holly Purnell 07/08/2014 [0] Comments 
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Free money!

That got your attention didn’t it?

And rightly so, because this is exactly what it says on the tin. *Free cash* And all you have to do… is find it. Not a bad deal, eh?

Where and when, I hear you cry!

Well let’s start with a little bit of background shall we, before we get down to the nitty gritty…

So I hope you’re sitting comfortably because you’re about to feel all warm and fuzzy insideContinue Reading

Author:Holly Purnell 10/07/2014 [0] Comments 
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Classic cars take over Puerto Banús

Free Classic Car Event and Demonstration Day in Puerto Banús on Sunday 8 June 2014

The organisers of the Marbella Classic Grand Prix and Marbella Town Hall are delighted to present a classic car show and demonstration day in Puerto Banús on Sunday 8th June. This free event will introduce classic car owners and the public to the concept of a regularity rally and bring together these beautiful cars in the iconic Antonio Banderas square in preparation for the Classic Grand Prix in November… Continue Reading

Author:Holly Purnell 06/06/2014 [0] Comments 
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BBC1 documentary seeks British expats!

British expats in Fuengirola

The BBC are recruiting British expats for a new documentary about life on the Costa del Sol

Calling all Fuengi ex-pats!

Mentorn Media, the producer of Question Time and many award-winning documentaries, is making a new programme for BBC1 looking at the British expat community in Fuengirola.

They want to hear firsthand what it’s like for us Brits living here on the Costa del Sol. So if, like many of us, you too have taken the plunge into a new life in the beautiful Spanish Mediterranean sun, whether you are a British expat enjoying your dream retirement or perhaps a young professional working here on the Coast, this is your chance to have your say whilst taking part in an exciting new documentary… Continue Reading

Author:Holly Purnell 05/05/2014 [0] Comments 
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Marbella nominated for Europe's Leading Beach Destination 2014

Marbella nominated for Europe's Leading Beach Destination 2014

With miles of beautiful golden sandy beaches it's hardly surprising that Marbella has been nominated for 'Europe's Leading Beach Destination 2014'

Fantastic news for the Coast as Marbella has been nominated for the award for ‘Europe’s leading Beach destination’ in the 2014 edition of the World Travel Awards… and even better news – you can help it win with your vote!

Nominated alongside Cannes, France; Costa Smeralda, Italy; Corfu, Greece; Formentera Island, Ibiza, Spain; Oludeniz, Turkey and The Algarve, Portugal, Marbella has some serious competition for the hugely coveted award... Continue Reading

Author:Holly Purnell 16/04/2014 [0] Comments 
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World’s first international Zip Line!

Límite Zero

Ever wanted to travel back in time? Well, now you can on the world's first 'cross-border' Zip Line, Límite Zero!

The new Zip Line ride over the Guadiana River connecting the Spanish village of Sanlúcar de Guadiana with Alcoutim, in Portugal is now officially open!

A privately funded project of Englishman David Jarman, the world’s first – and only – ‘cross-border’ zipline (tirolina in Spanish) crosses 720 metres over the Guadiana River, 50 feet above sea level, connecting the two countries… Continue Reading

Author:Holly Purnell 20/03/2014 [2] Comments 
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Lexland invite VIVA to celebrate the opening of their new offices

Lexland Abogados

Lexland Abogados modern new offices on Avenida Ricardo Soriano 21, Marbella

With a refreshed and updated corporate image, on 20 February 2014, law firm Lexland Abogados invited the entire VIVA team to celebrate their move to their brand spanking new offices on Avenida Ricardo Soriano 21, Marbella. Bright, spacious and stylish, the new offices provide the highest quality facilities to offer all clients and collaborators a premium service.

Not only a chance to see the new offices, the event was also the perfect opportunity for all staff from both companies to meet and to build a close professional relationship, and for our VIVA team to gain a wider understanding about the foundations and philosophy of Lexland AbogadosContinue Reading

Author:Holly Purnell 11/03/2014 [0] Comments 
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