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Madrid 5th most desirable city to work in, poll finds

The Spanish capital is viewed as the fifth-best place in the world to move to for work

Beaten out, predictably, by London, New York and Paris, Spanish capital Madrid still managed an impressive 5th place in a recent poll to find the world’s top destinations for expat workers

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Author:Ian Clover 16/10/2014 [0] Comments 
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Ramsay’s Costa del Nightmare turns up the heat on Brits in Spain

The first episode of Ramsay's Costa del Nightmare aired on Tuesday night

Gordon Ramsay is tired. Tired of the effing, the blinding, the shouting and the scolding. He’s so tired, in fact, that the latest iteration of his Kitchen Nightmares series – Ramsay’s Costa del Nightmare – is rumoured to be his last. And if Tuesday night’s pilot episode is anything to go by, he is going out with a bang…

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Author:Ian Clover 25/09/2014 [3] Comments 
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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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