Skydiving simulator used for Mission Impossible to open in Malaga

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If you are looking for something new and exciting to do while on holiday you will soon be able to experience skydiving without having to jump out of a plane. A skydiving simulator is basically an inverted wind tunnel that forces air upwards at speeds of up to 280 km/h, allowing you to defy gravity and experience the feeling of …

Here comes the sun!

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Sunshine is expected to return to Malaga province after the coast suffered downpours from April showers. Those arriving in Nerja this weekend for a holiday have timed it perfectly according to accuweather. Forecasts reveal that the Costa del Sol should live up to its name next week when heat and sun return to Spain’s Costa del Sol from Friday with …

Nerja Tapas Route 2019

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This year’s Nerja’s Tapa Route will be held from Monday, April 22nd and will run through Sunday, May 19th. The price like last year is great value at just 1.80€ for a beer and a bite to eat. The Nerja Tapas Route is a fun and inexpensive way to try new foods and visit the bars and restaurants you have …

Location revealed of the biggest earning speed cameras in Malaga

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Speed cameras were first brought in with the notion that it would get motorists to slow down and thus prevent accidents, however, since their introduction the number of accidents and fatalities have not gone down. There is even the argument that they actually distract drivers rather than help them. A recent survey by Safe Speed revealed that drivers look at …

Banderas plans to do more work in Malaga

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Spanish actor Antonio Banderas is in Malaga casting for his version of A Chorus Line scheduled to open the Soho theatre in October. “It’s giving me a fantastic problem because there is so much talent,” he says As he takes a short break from the auditions there is now sneaking out the back door or looking for a place where …

Malaga’s hospital has excelled again in delicate brain surgery

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A 17-year-old boy has had his world completely changed for the better following an operation to remove a brain tumour at the Hospital Regional in Malaga. The surgery was carried out to remove a tumour from the left area of the brain, a part of the brain that is responsible for language and was carried out while the patient remained …

Tourists to Spain may face holiday disruption

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Holidaymakers looking for an Easter break in Spain could be in for a massive interruption to their plans as 60,000 Spanish airport workers threaten to go on strike starting April 20th. Ground staff at all of Spain’s airports say that they are prepared to continue negotiating over pay and conditions but if an agreement is not reached by April 20th …

Royal Caribbean to unveil new cruise liner in Malaga

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Royal Caribbean has selected Malaga as the port of choice to unveil its newest cruise liner Spectrum of the Seas. Constructed in Germany by shipbuilders Meyer Werft, the latest edition the Royal Caribbean’s fleet is expected to arrive in Malaga on April 16th. Touted as being the most technologically advanced cruise liner afloat, the Spectrum of the Seas follows on …

Summers in Spain now last five weeks longer than they did in the ’80s

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New studies into climate data have revealed that the length of summer in Spain is five weeks longer than it used to be back in the 1980s.  A report by Spain’s meteorological agency AEMET and the Ministry for the Ecological Transition have come to the conclusion that summers in Spain are lasting longer based on 40 years of data. This …

Malaga’s “Banksy” is replicating Masterpieces on the streets of Europe

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Malaga artist, 23-year-old Julio Anaya Cabanding has captured the public’s attention with his street art that depicts stunning replicas of some of the world’s most iconic paintings. After sourcing derelict building or neglected spaces the former Malaga University of Fine Arts pupil replicates paintings by Rembrandt, Vermeer and Lucian Freud complete with their trompe l’oeil gilded frames. While speaking about …