The superb guitar duo Café del Mundo come to Nerja!

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Playing thousands of concerts per year Café del Mundo are Germany’s hottest Flamenco guitarists. Yes, you’ve read correctly: Germany’s hottest Flamenco guitarists. With, standing ovations, and a fan cult on the level of a rock star’s Café del Mundo has released six albums, including “Beloved Europa” which entered Amazon’s Top 100 Jazz Albums within the first month of its release. …

Freddie Starr found dead in his Costa del Sol home

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Comedy legend Freddie Starr has been found dead in his Costa del Sol flat. Originally from Lancashire, the 76-year-old entertainer was discovered by a carer in his Mijas home. Most recently involved with the reality TV show “I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here” back in 2011, Freddie went on the show despite having a quadruple bypass just a …

British expat arrested for alleged theft of iPad at Malaga airport

British expat arrested for alleged theft of iPad at Malaga airport

A British national living in Spain has been arrested after having allegedly stolen a British holidaymaker’s iPad at Malaga airport. The so far unnamed 45-year-old man grabbed the victims backpack at Malaga airport hoping to get away with the 700€ tablet. According to airport police, the victim of the alleged theft had just arrived in Spain from the UK and …

The locals on the Costa can now use a slide to get to work!

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Residents waking up late for work in one Spanish town, can make up for lost time by catching the slide to work. Thanks to the longest urban slide in Spain that has been built on the Costa del Sol, locals now have an unusual form of ‘transport’ to get along to work. Completely funded from private sources, the 38-meter long …

Nerja’s biggest summer festival yet

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Nerja’s  60th International Festival of Music and Dance receives its biggest ever budget. Scheduled to run from June 29th until August 3rd, Nerja’s giant festival includes 11 concerts, 9 of which will take place outdoors in the new 1700 seat Jardines de la Cueva auditorium, while the other two concerts will be held inside the caves. Following the discovery of …

Popular UK Television show is looking for new stars in Spain

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Following their years of filming Bargain Loving Brits in the Sun in Benidorm and taking the hit show to the Costa del Sol last year, the show’s producers Blakeway TV have just announced they will be making a fifth season. The popular reality/documentary follows the lives of British people who have opted to move to Spain for a low-cost life …

Malaga’s Pier One welcomes the “Gene Machine” super-yacht

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Move over Marbella as Malaga’s about to take over! Well, maybe not when it comes to certain attractions that the famous Costa del Sol bling resort is known for. However, having said that slowly but surely we are seeing super-yacht owners decide to moor their multi-million dollar craft in the Port of Malaga rather than Puerto Banus. With all the …

Pop icons Take That are coming to Southern Spain

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Take That have been announced to play at this year’s Calling Festival.  The famous British band will join a culmination of other big names that will perform on ‘the Rock’ on 7th & 8th September this year.  It is noted that the group have achieved 56 number one singles, 39number one albums and have received 8 Brit Awards. As part …

Bull ‘fun’ run event turns into tragedy in Southern Spain

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In this controversial yet popularized event in Cadiz, a bull is released and various organizers enter the same street and then taunt the bull in order to stir a frenzied reaction. The regular event has been known to cause injuries, occasionally fatal injuries, as in this particular incident. After being rammed by the bull, the 74 year old man was …

Work to start on Malaga’s amazing Roman theatre

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Not many cities in the world can boast about being able to show their visitors a Roman theatre, never mind one that sits next to a fortress built by the Moors. The Roman theatre in Malaga hasn’t undergone any work since the information centre was created 20 years ago, but that’s about to change after the Junta de Andalucía’s Ministry …