Malaga’s new Hard Rock café opens early

hard Rock Cafe Malaga

Originally scheduled to open for Easter, the American casual dining Hard Rock Café surprised visitors to Malaga’s Muelle Uno on Sunday by opening its doors early without any prior notice. Spain’s newest Hard Rock Café will feature delicious cocktails craft beers and of course their legendary burger. Known for having rock star memorabilia on its walls the Malaga hard Rock …

Nerja and Malaga locations suggested for new Disney film

Disney Airel Little Mermaid

Disney studios have asked the Axarquia Film Office to put forward some location ideas for a remake of their popular Little Mermaid cartoon which this time will not be animated. Of the locations put forward, several are in and around Nerja and include the Nerja Caves, the Velez-Malaga Fortress,  Bezmiliana fortress, Marques de Valle Niza and the Tesoro Cave. Other …

Coca Cola features Frigiliana in their new advert

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You might be forgiven for thinking “that place looks familiar” after watching the soft drink giant Coca Cola’s new advert. With Louis Armstrong’s What A Wonderful World playing in the background, viewers are treated to scenes of people having lunch on the Barribarto mirador on Calle Santo Cristo. When asked about what he thought of the video Frigiliana mayor, Alejandro …

As 1000’s more use low-cost airlines to Spain – these top tips may help.

low-cost flight to spain

Recently released figures show that Spain has seen an increase in the number of people visiting the country using low cost budget airlines. Considering figures released by the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism recorded from January 2018 till January 2019 there is a trend towards people using airlines companies such as Ryanair, Easyjet and Jet2 when visiting Spain. Just …

Rio Chillar hiker rescued thanks to a dog and a sock

rio chillar hiker rescued

A member of the Frigiliana Local Police managed to rescue a lost hiker thanks to a dog and a sock. The Frigiliana policeman found the missing 62-year-old Finish woman thanks to his Alsatian and one of her socks provided by her husband. The curious rescue occurred at night after the Finish hiker failed to return from a hike through the …

Spain welcomes temporary Brexit airline deal

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The Spanish government has welcomed a temporary EU deal to help soften the impact on airlines should the UK exit the European Union without a deal.  “We have obtained seven months to avoid any problem,” Spanish Industry Minister Reyes Maroto said. “We have more time for the company to decide which changes it opts for.” Spain’s national airline Iberia is …

Massive Disney like theme park coming to Spain

With plans to have it up and running by 2023 a new tourist destination rivalling Euro Disney is to be built in the municipality of Castilblanco halfway between Madrid and Seville. Called Elysium City in reference to Greek mythology’s idea of paradise the park will feature a 40,000 seat stadium, four hotels an 18-hole golf course, equestrian centre, marina, water …

Spain calls for a ban on alcohol sales at airports and on flights

ban on alcohol sales at airports

If you are off to Spain on holiday you may have to wait until you get there in order to have a drink. Fed up with having to deal with drunken passengers Spanish authorities are calling for a ban on the sale of alcohol at airports and on flights. Leaders in the tourism industry say that “courage and ambition” are …

Film Company looking for extras to audition in Malaga

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The production crew is looking for men and woman aged between 16 and 90 to appear as extras in the new series. Roles include waiters and waitresses, martial art experts, athletes, security staff, DJ’s and people of African and Romani heritage. The film company ModExpor are holding auditions in Malaga on Sunday for people looking to work as extras in …

Antonio Banderas to open Malaga theatre and star in A Chorus Line

Banderas new theature in malaga

Spanish actor, Antonio Banderas, has kept his promise by opening a theatre in his home city of Malaga. His new venture in the Costa del Sols capital is called the Teatro de Soho CaixaBank and will open this autumn with the Broadway-hit  A Chorus Line. The new theatre is to be located in the Teatro Alameda following a major renovation …