No more tolls on Costa del Sol motorways

It has been announced that toll charges on Costa del Sol motorways will be scrapped by the end of the year. This is good news for those that usually make the long journey in their own vehicles to mainland Spain. Using a combination of these toll roads currently, can add significant cost to your trip. People driving along the AP-7 …

Canadian airline to offer non-stop flights between Montreal and Malaga

Starting in November Canadian leisure airline Air Transat will add Malaga, Spain to its list of European destinations. Transat joins many recent airlines that will soon fly to and from Malaga. Based in Montreal, Canada, Air Transat will offer twice-weekly seven hour nonstop flights aboard one of its Airbus A330-200 aircraft, according to a press release put out by the …

Famous bands to rock the Costa del Sol next week

Get ready to rock next weekend as heavy rock legends the Scorpions, Rainbow, The Darkness and UFO take to the stage in Fuengirola. The inaugural two-day “Rock the Coast” festival will be held at Sohail Castle Park, at the foot of the Castle in Fuengirola on Friday and Saturday the 14th and 15th of June. Together will the big name …

Malaga boss awarded by DiCaprio for looking after staff

How would you like to work for a company that pays you five days salary for working a four-day week? If that sounds good! How about throwing in a free breakfast and time at the gym during your lunch break? Add to this all-expense paid staff holidays and you would be forgiven for thinking you had landed the dream job. …

Cancer patients to benefit after billionaire donates 5 radiotherapy machines to Malaga hospitals

 As many as 3000 cancer patients a year will benefit from radiotherapy sessions following the donation of 5 linear accelerators (LINAC), by the Amancio Ortega Foundation. Amancio Ortega is a Spanish billionaire businessman. He is the founder and former chairman of Inditex fashion group, best known for its chain of Zara clothing and accessories shops. Two of the accelerators will …

British resident arrested for accidentally starting Nerja fire

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Firefighters were called out Monday at around 1.30pm to extinguish a forest fire near to Nerja in an area known as the Cerro de San Isidro. From what we know it appears as if a 45-year-old British resident of Nerja is responsible after admitting he lit a small fire to burn some rubbish. The small fire quickly spread due to …

Banksy exhibition comes to Malaga for the summer

Banksy exhibition in Malaga

The Térmica arts centre in Malaga is hosting an exhibition of works by the anonymous England-based street artist Banksy, with many of the works being shown for the first time in Spain. “Banksy is probably the best-known contemporary artist in the world,” said Alexander Nachkebiya, curator of Banksy. Titled the “Art of Protest,” the exhibition contains more than 40 of …

Malaga Airport passenger numbers increase for the first four months of 2019

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Data from Spanish airports operator Aena shows that passenger numbers at Malaga airport are up 7.3% for the first four months of 2019 when compared to 2018. Considered as being the gateway to the Costa del Sol, Malaga airport saw 5.2 million passengers either arrive or depart Malaga airport between January and April of 2019. Of this number, 4.3 million …

Jamie Oliver opens restaurant in Malaga airport

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Celebrity British chef Jamie Oliver has just opened a new restaurant in Malaga airport with the aim of giving travellers a better option when it comes to airport food choices. The name of the new restaurant is “Jamies Deli”and it will be serving freshly prepared, sandwiches, artisanal pizzas, salads, hot products and a large variety of sweets. Malaga province is …

Popular Nerja beauty spot to be looked at following the latest rescue

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Local and regional authorities have decided to take a look at what safety measures are currently in place to stop people getting lost along the Rio Chillar. This comes about after a 34-year-old Swedish tourist called the emergency services when she and five other girls failed to find their way back to the start of the hike as the sun …