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  • Estelada Blava
    President of Catalonia is under judicial investigation after Nov. 9 vote
    Less than two days ago, it was made public that Catalonia's regional government leader, President Artur Mas, is now under 'judicial investigation' due to the 'citizen participation process' that took place on November 9th, 2014...
  • Study: Ecuador scores top ranking among global expats
    Study: Ecuador scores top ranking among global expats
    What would it be like to live in another country? Maybe one where life would be more laid back. Or one where it would be easier to get a job. Or one more romantic. Or cheaper to live. Or one where you’d have more fun.If thoughts like that...
  • Spain announces thousands of winners in world's largest lottery
    Spain announces thousands of winners in world's largest lottery
    Several thousand Spaniards were given quite the Christmas gift this year. ABC News reports that the annual Christmas lottery winners were announced today during a four-hour program. You might be thinking you wouldn’t watch an announcement...
  • Chef Quique Dacosta
    Quique Dacosta: Serving up Fantasy with Panache
    Quique Dacosta the chef patron of his eponymous restaurant in Denia, on the Costa Blanca of Spain received the ultimate nod from the Michelin with a third star in 2013.There is an amusing anecdote about the time when the restaurant was bestowed...
  • HOLIDAY IN SPAIN
    Balms Away
    It was with the crazed “Oh, boy!” joy of an over-anxious opium fiend that I attacked my copy of the new Blu-Ray of 1961's HOLIDAY IN SPAIN, now available from Redwind Productions/Cinerama, Inc. The reason for this jubilation will...
  • Hotel Nelva
    Room Report: Hotel Nelva Murcia, Spain
    Arrival Experience: As the city's top hotel, the Nelva does a sizable meeting and convention business. Murcia, Spain's seventh largest city, has long flown under the radar giving way to larger cities like Malaga and Alicante, known for...
  • Man attacked by lions in a zoo after he got into their cage for some reason
    Attack of zoo lions: Man's gruesome mauling was just lions playing
    An attack by a zoo lion is baffling authorities today as there was no way for the severely mauled man to get into the lion’s cage unless he deliberately broke into the enclosure. The man, a well-known neo-Nazi demonstrator in the Barcelona,...
  • Parador de Lorca
    Room Report: Parador de Lorca, Spain
    Arrival Experience: The Spanish parador system, a boutique hotel grouping supported by the Spanish government, is one of the country's best kept secrets for travelers. Of the nearly 100 locations across the country, all boast unique...
  • NH Eurobuilding
    Room Report: NH Collection Madrid Eurobuilding Hotel
    Arrival Experience: This is one of Madrid's most well known hotels that has been reconfigured for a new segment of travelers. The NH Eurobuilding hotel showcases a modern style and contemporary ambiance that brings together a solid leisure...
  • Intercontinental Mar Menor
    Room Report: Intercontinental Mar Menor Golf Resort and Spa Murcia, Spain
    Arrival Experience: This sprawling resort complex has a distinctive Spanish flavor, but was actually modeled after the resort styles of Miami. Located more inland than many may expect, this resort revolves around its golf course facilities and spa...
  • Spain offers activities and attractions to please everyone
    Family friendly Spain a great vacation destination
    Spain is known throughout the world for its outstanding architecture, magnificent beaches and unique entertainment, including bull fights and flamenco dancing. Abundant sunshine and warm waters lure travelers from all over the world who want to...
  • Marbella for your Soul
    Marbella for your Soul
    If you are looking for amazing nightlife, a day lost on the beach or hiking in the mountains, Marbella is for you. The city located along the sunny southern coastline of Spain offers something for everyone and is an easy drive from the airport in...
  • Catalonia independence referendum vote
    Catalonia votes, but independence will not come any time soon
    Over 2 million Catalonians participated in Sunday’s vote to secede from Spain only to let the region’s voice to be heard. More than 80 percent of the votes supported an independent Catalonia despite a turnout of only a little more than...
  • Sylwia Rajchel selfie death stuns Internet
    Sylwia Rajchel selfie death: 15-foot fall kills Polish nursing student
    Sadly, a polish nursing student died Wednesday in Spain from injuries sustained in a fall.Sylwia Rajchel was taking a selfie at the time, but apparently slipped and fell from a bridge. The tragedy highlights a disturbing trend in which people are...
  • WFP runs feeding programs for refugees in Algeria
    Spain helps feed refugees in Algeria
    The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said today its refugee feeding program in Algeria has gotten a boost from Spain. Around EUR 1.5 million from the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation for Development (AECID) will provide wheat flour,...