Author: Ian Parry

Rojales Fiesta Time!!!!

Its Fiesta time in Rojales. The countdown is on to the official start of Rojales’ fiestas in honour of its patron saint, San Pedro and the Moors and Christians. The traditional way to kick off the celebrations is by setting off a rocket known as the Chupinazo, which will happen in the Plaza de España Read More …

Whats On In June CB South

There are plenty of activities going on in the area during June. Below is a selection of some of the highlights. Guardamar del Segura Guardamar del Segura will be hosting it’s 14th Gastronomy Week form the 4th to the 10th June 2018. The week, which is called the 14a Semana Gastronómic de la Nora y Read More …

Expat Healthcare In Spain

For many would-be home buyers in Spain, health is the number one worry. Our advice is, it shouldn’t be! Healthcare in Spain is available for everyone, and if you’re too poor to pay you should get help with healthcare. These, then, are your essential need to knows. Am I entitled to free healthcare in Spain? Read More …

Venture Further North?

The 5th edition of the Javea Montgo Rock Festival will take place on the 11th and 12th May 2018. The line up includes Tequila, Gran Canon, Rulo y la Contrabana, La Raiz, Dinero, La M.O.D.A, Vinila Von Bismark and many more bands. All of the information can be viewed on the official website where tickets Read More …

What Is Semana Santa?

Semana Santa (or Holy Week) is the Spanish name for Easter, which dates back to the 16th century when the Catholic Church decided to present the story of the Passion of Christ in a way that the layperson could understand. From that point on, scenes from the story of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Read More …

Fallas Time!!!

The main event this weekend is the Fallas This fiesta honours Saint Joseph, the father of Jesus, and also marks Spanish Fathers Day on Monday 19th. Remember that this is a public holiday, so many businesses will be closed. There are Fallas in Benidorm, Calpe and Denia, but by far the biggest and the best Read More …

The Brexit Effect

There have been a lot of questions about how Brexit has/will affect the Costa Blanca property market. Luckily for us someone has taken the time and effort to analyse the data and provide us with a real picture of the current market.The report carried out by Fuster & Associates (a link to which is at Read More …

Food Trucks return To Orihuela

Festival of street food with 15 vintage vans this weekend Orihuela is hosting another edition of the Food Trucks Gastronomy Fair from March 9th-11th. The Glorieta Gabriel Miró in the city centre will be full of food and entertainment to suit every palate. Councillor Sofia Álvarez said there will be 15 vintage vans offering international Read More …