Articles tagged as "Spanish lifestyle"

Articles tagged as "Spanish lifestyle" : 50 articles

Cross-Generational Star Power for Spanish Women’s Golf Open in Marbella

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Top Ladies European Tour action this week at Marbella’s La Quinta Golf Resort in Marbella.

When Laura Davies won the British Women’s Open in 1986, neither Georgia Hall nor Azahara Muñoz was born. More than three decades later, the three players will be the main star attractions competing in the Spanish Women’s Open at La Quinta Golf Resort in Marbella from tomorrow until Sunday…

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Author: 21/11/2018 [0] Comments 

Higher Values for Homes Within Golf Resorts

 

Owning a home near a golf course is an excellent investment… especially on the Costa del Sol

When it comes to golf, the Costa del Sol is renowned as one of the finest destinations in Europe – and, indeed, the world. With 70 courses along the coast and inland, the area offers golfers a veritable smorgasbord, not only of playing options, but also of properties for the ultimate holiday home

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Author: 15/08/2018 [0] Comments 

August: more than just a holiday month (at least according to "cabañuelas")

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As the saying goes: “Don’t go out in the sun in January or August without a hat!” Sage advice for any expat sun-worshipper this summer.

As the sun sets on the month of July, the most significant change for many as we move into August is the promise of a well-earned beach holiday and the opportunity to disconnect from the day-to-day grind for a week or two. But delving deeper into Spanish culture and linguistics, the month of August is unique for a plethora of reasons…

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Author: 30/07/2018 [0] Comments 

Made in Málaga: 7 food & drink products you may not associate with the province

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Many foodies would associate this image with traditional Spanish food, but below you will find 7 curious delicacies that hail from the province Málaga.

For many, the “taste of Málaga” would be something akin to espeto (barbecued sardines), extra virgin olive oil, almonds, or a sweet dessert wine, for these are the region’s most famed exports. However, there are many less conventional flavours and curious gastronomical concoctions you may not be aware of – 7 of which we have hand-picked for you below…

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Author: 23/05/2018 [0] Comments 

Brilliant news for Spain economy as number of jobless falls 180,000

The jobless queues are much shorter now in Spain as the economy enjoys some of the best growth in the EU.

The jobless queues are much shorter now in Spain as the economy enjoys some of the best growth in the EU.

A total of 182,600 new jobs were made in Spain in the third quarter of the year between July 1 and September 30, reducing the percentage of people out of work by 4.66%, and bringing the country’s total jobless figure down to 3.73 million – the lowest it has been since 2008…

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Author: 01/11/2017 [0] Comments 

Spanish property: putting a price on the feel-good factor

Spain never lost its wonderful climate or scenery during the lean years, and as the good times return the country feels more joyful than ever.

Spain never lost its wonderful climate or scenery during the lean years, and as the good times return the country feels more joyful than ever.

Raw data and statistics may be effective in showing the direction and strength of certain trends, but when it comes to something as visceral and life-changing as buying a property in Spain, the less-tangible emotions often come to the fore…

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Author: 03/10/2017 [0] Comments 

The €20 note that’s worth €9,000

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The prize hasn’t yet been claimed, so go and check all your €20 notes right now!

Back at the beginning of September, Pablo Motos, the host of Antena 3’s popular Spanish TV series ‘El Hormiguero’ (The Anthill), introduced a €20 note into circulation, at the same time offering a €6,000 reward to whoever found it…

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Author: 26/09/2017 [0] Comments 

Yes-tember! The ninth, and some say finest, month arrives in Spain

September is a good month in which to explore parts of the Costa del Sol you may have missed.

September is a good month in which to explore parts of the Costa del Sol you may have missed.

#AutumnIsComing – a trending hashtag on Twitter at this time of year, tapped with trepidation on to the screens of social media users right across Europe, aghast that their long, lazy summer of beach cocktails, rooftop parties and summer dresses is to come to an end at the stroke of midnight on August 31…

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Author: 04/09/2017 [0] Comments 

Three ways to guard against reverse culture shock as an expat

Your old home might not look like this, which goes some way to explaining the phenomenon of reverse culture shock.

Your old home might not look like this, which goes some way to explaining the phenomenon of reverse culture shock.

We all know that the post-holiday blues crash-landing is often softened by the return to home comforts. Be it a good cup of tea, your local pub, or even just the smells and sounds of the nearby park, coming home after an extended time away can feel like a steady return to “normality”.

The danger for expats who live in another country is that their “normality” shape-shifts, meaning a return “home” can be just as much of a culture shock as the initial move overseas was.

Brits who have lived in Spain for many years can attest to this phenomenon. For many, a move overseas is the first time that they have been outside of the UK for longer than three weeks at a time – and this can be disconcerting for some.

So if you’re worried about reverse culture shock, take these three easy steps to guard against it and ensure that you feel at home in two places, rather than none…

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Author: 23/08/2017 [0] Comments 

Spain most active country in the EU, study finds

Spain's landscape and climate makes staying active incredibly easy, whether a local or an expat.

Spain’s landscape and climate makes staying active incredibly easy, whether a local or an expat.

While the sweltering temperatures currently cooking Spain may not be the most conducive to active living, the fact that the nation enjoys near year-round warmth undoubtedly plays a major part in making it the most active country in the European Union (EU)…

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Author: 18/07/2017 [0] Comments 
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