Spain Travel News 10/13/2010
- The Art of Regenerating Marbella
A new cluster of cultural enterprises in the heart of Marbella are leading to urban renewal and helping bring new life to the city. Travel Writer Andrew Forbes investigates.
- EXTREME SPORTS MALAGATeam Xtreme organizes group adventure tours in Andalucía, Spain packed with exhilarating activities that will make you feel energised and inspired. They are suitable for different ages and abilities and all are provided by experienced and qualified professionals in their respective fields, so you’re guaranteed to have the best possible experience.
- Women relocating to Spain
Relocating to permanently live in a different country is not straight forward and easy. Very few people adapt overnight as any change from your normality will have an impact on you both mentally and physically. Here is a useful piece on relocating to Spain.
- Andalucia Up & Coming Events Guide
Andalucia.com’s selection of up coming events in October.
- Ski season starts on December 1
Heavy snowfall on the Sierra Nevada mountain range has resulted in an early start to the ski season. Pistes at Europe’s most southerly ski resort will now open on December 1 after 15 centimetres of snow fell in a single day.
- Jabugo ham coming to the U.S.
Jabugo, a town nestled in the Sierra de Aracena in southwestern Andalusia, is a name with almost mythic meaning, far out of proportion to the town’s size. That’s because Jabugo is synonymous with great ham. In a region where every little town seems to have a few butcher shops selling ibérico ham, those from Jabugo stand out. And for the first time, that ham will be available in the United States before the end of the year.
- COCKTAILS WITH SPANISH FLAIR
Award-winning American-born journalist, Janel Mendel, shares her secret recipes for cocktails with Spanish flair: sherry-tini cocktail.
- Opera at the Valencia Central Market
Opera music at the Central Market in Valencia: the music starts to sound among the stalls of fruits and vegetables. Excerpts from Verdi’s La Traviata performed in the middle of shoppers.
- Spanish actor, Manuel Alexandre, has died
One of Spain’s best loved actors, Manuel Alexandre, has died after a battle against cancer. He was 92. Rather than being a star outright, he was famous for being a secondary actor in more than 300 films, and was also seen on the stage and TV. He worked with a whole host of famous directors, including Luis García Berlanga.
- Hola Valencia’s Top Five: Churches
Spain is one of the most deeply Catholic countries on Earth. Valencia has an enormous number of churches, many of which have centuries of history. Here’s a look at Spain’s top five churches, picked by Hola Valencia City Blog.