Spain’s Gateway to Morocco: Algeciras

Stretching nearly to Gibraltar, Algeciras has long been an important port in Spain. It’s a popular crossroads for Moroccan workers on the way to and from France, Holland, and Belgium. Partly for this reason, there’s a strong Arab flavor to the city; many signs are in Arabic, and you’ll find excellent tea shops specializing in… Continue reading Spain’s Gateway to Morocco: Algeciras

Spain Is Good For Real Estate

If you want a home for the summer, something to rent out for extra income or a place to retire than looks no farther than real estate Torrevieja.  With its close location to Alicante, you can’t lose in this pristine spot.  When you buy a property in Torrevieja, Spain you will not be making the… Continue reading Spain Is Good For Real Estate

Spain Is a Great Tourist Destination

Malaga is an ancient city that was founded by the Phoenicians and has been under the rule of many different groups of people over time.  Malaga, which is located in modern-day Spain, was also ruled by the Romans and the Moors.  You can see the remnants of these influences all over the city and this… Continue reading Spain Is a Great Tourist Destination

Spain by Car

While there are many different ways one can choose to travel through Spain by car, there is really nothing that compares to being in charge of the travel time and stops along the way. While many people prefer to save money and choose public transportation, they have little control of the stops, duration of stops… Continue reading Spain by Car

Spain as a Shopping Travel Destination

It may not be on the top of your list when you think of shopping travel destinations, but Madrid has the best of Spain to offer in its shops. If you are looking for upscale chic shopping experiences, there are a number of exclusive shops available in the city. If more organic shopping is your… Continue reading Spain as a Shopping Travel Destination

Shopping in Spain

If you think shopping in Spain is just a place to pick up a flamenco guitar or a straw hat you’re in for a pleasant surprise. Whether you’re at one of the open-air markets or upper-end shops in Barcelona and Madrid, shopping is always an adventure. Here’s a look at the shopping scene in Barcelona… Continue reading Shopping in Spain

Save money on holiday in Spain

Save money on holiday in Spain. Had a great holiday recently for a fraction of the normal price. There are plenty of ex-pats now living in Spain who regularly let out their apartments and with flights being so cheap I saved a fortune. I found the apartment I stayed in, which was fantastic, at the… Continue reading Save money on holiday in Spain

Renting a Property Long Term in Spain

Those who bought off plan a couple of years ago with the intention of renting out their property as a holiday let are now considering the long term rental market. It offers more peace of mind knowing that there are fewer people in and out of your apartment and a guaranteed rental income for a… Continue reading Renting a Property Long Term in Spain

Relaxation and Sightseeing in Spain

There’s a ton of things to see when sightseeing in Spain.  The city, which shares the same name as the province, is also the capital.  Your trip will likely begin as you fly into Alicante Airport or even San Javier, of which both are located right outside of the city.  Though Alicante is the furthest… Continue reading Relaxation and Sightseeing in Spain

Popular Spain Attractions in Large Cities

Spain is a popular destination for tourists from all over Europe and around the world. There are many popular Spain attractions in larger cities and small villages throughout the country. Museums, palaces and old churches give the traveler an opportunity to learn about the history and culture of the various regions in the country. Popular… Continue reading Popular Spain Attractions in Large Cities