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Spain Travel News 12/15/2010

  • My Recipes published at DELICOOKS, and 4 delicious recipes for you to celebrate 3 Years of Blogging!

    That's how it all started 3 years ago. My husband convinced me that starting a blog could be a positive experience… and here I am, 3 years after… when I look back I see how this blog has helped me to grow as a person, as a cook and as an amateur photographer. It's been my therapy and my hobbie; yeah, there's been ups and downs, blogging fever and blogging fobia; but I'm still here and the experience has been highly positive and enriching. Thank you all ♥ for being there and making it possible.

  • Sport Blog Network of Valencia

    If you’re coming to Valencia, are fond of sports and understand written Spanish, don’t miss this Blog network of the Region of Valencia. You’ll find quality information written by experts related to sports that can be practiced both at sea and ground.

    Currently the platform has six blogs devoted to the latest news and tips on diving, hiking, mountain biking, windsurfing, kitesurf and surf.

    Discover everything the Region of Valencia has to offer. Check it out on

  • Spanish Government to ask Congress to extend the ‘State of Alarm’ in Spain airspace until January 15

    The Spanish Government has decided to propose to Congress that the ‘State of Alarm’ introduced by the Government to allow the military to supervise the air traffic controllers at civil airports across the country be extended until January 15.

    The measure, which was brought into effect for an original 15 days in the face of wildcat strike action by the controllers on December 3, will now go to a vote.

  • El Teatro Campoamor in Oviedo

    The Teatro Campoamor is Oviedo’s most important theater, home to the annual Prince of Asturias awards in October and the scene of operas and theater pieces throughout the year.

  • Junta Andalucia preparing to excavate Civil War mass graves

    DESCENDENTS of Franco’s victims will finally get to bury their loved ones.
    Malaga’s government has allocated 6,000 euros to study the excavation of common graves in the Las Torres castle in Alora.
    Around 170 Republic sympathisers are believed to be buried in the castle.
    Most of them were shot in repressions shortly after the fall of Malaga in early 1937.

  • 5 Fascinating Facts about Christmas

    If you've never spent Christmas in Andalucia before, then you're in for a treat. From the joyous musical specialities of the season, to festive decorations both traditional and contemporary, it is a great time to be in southern Spain. Eat, drink and be merry – and dance round a bonfire in a pagan ritual, if you're really lucky.

  • New Series: Spanish Slang Sundays

    For the first in a new series of Sunday posts focusing on Spanish slang, we’re talking M O N E Y:

    Pasta literally means, well, pasta, but is a slang-y way of talking about money. For example: “Tienes pasta?” “Do you have money?”

  • Living in Andalucia

    Interview with Mums in Andalucia: Sandra Europe


    One of Spain's leading flamenco singers, Enrique Morente, died on Monday at a Madrid hospital where he had been in coma following an operation for an ulcer on December 6, after several days of a tough struggle against death, though the reason for his death is unclear, because while the family has said it intends to submit a complaint in court for medical malpractice, doctors defend themselves by saying that he had a cancer of the esophagus with metastasis. Whatever the cause, he is dead now and he was 67 and an unique performer and a wonderful person, according to people who knew him .

  • What to do in Barcelona New Year 2011

    If you are spending New Year’s eve in Barcelona, we have plenty of ideas about where to go in Barcelona on New Year 2011. After the Christmas celebrations in Barcelona, everyone prepares for the big party on New Year’s eve in Barcelona, if you don’t want to miss out on the best New Year’s eve party in Barcelona, read on!