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Doñana celebrates 50 years as a National Park

If you’ve not yet visited the Doñana National Park, its 50th anniversary is the perfect excuse to do so—and throughout the year there will be various local events focusing on the past 50 years of the Park’s history, its people and all those who have contributed to the development of the area and the creation …

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The atmospheric markets of the Costa del Sol

They are a colourful aspect of living in southern Spain, the friendly markets that create an important shopping and community outlet for towns on the Costa del Sol. Most municipalities, no matter their size or location, have a weekly market that serves local residents and incoming visitors with food produce, household items and a dose …

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Say cheese! (and ham of course)

Spanish cheese and ham recognised on world food stage It’s not only the population of Spain currently applauding the quality of the county’s cheese and ham produce, as some prize varieties have recently received international recognition from official international organisations. These standard food staples are a main part of traditional Spanish cuisine, and particularly so …

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Philipe Starck adds another wonder in the hills of Ronda

Like so many before and since, when internationally renowned designer Philippe Starck discovered Ronda some years ago he was immensely moved by the enthralling ambience and landscape surrounding the Andalusian town. Starck has described the historic municipality located high in the mountainous countryside of the Sierra de las Nieves National Park above Marbella as one …

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Van Gogh appears in glorious technology at Málaga exhibition

A record breaking exhibition has opened in Málaga yesterday where the public has the chance to view the works of Vincent Van Gogh in a new and incredible format. ‘Van Gogh Alive’ is an extraordinary temporary exploration of the Dutch artist’s work that magically transports visitors back into the post-impressionist world, literally to ‘another time …

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Sbay – high-tech motorbikes from Andalucia

We all know legendary motorbike marques such as Harley Davidson, Ducati or Triumph, but did you know that equally powerful, high-tech motorbikes are made on our very doorstep? There are owners clubs on this coast for everything from Ferraris and Mustangs to Harleys and Minis, but pretty soon someone should think about creating a chapter …

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How about a stroll along our ‘senda litoral’?

There are so many great opportunities to hike the hills of the Costa del Sol. Now walkers are delighted to know that they can enjoy uninterrupted paths along the coast as well, thanks to the Senda Litoral de Málaga (Málaga Coastal Path). This government-sponsored project is intended to deliver a beautiful stretch of 180 kilometres …

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