El Gordo de Navidad – the Spanish Christmas lottery explained

Almost as important to the Spanish as the tradition of Christmas itself is El Gordo de Navidad lottery – “the fat one”! One of the largest lotteries in the world, El Gordo is drawn on 22nd December each year in … Continue reading

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The ‘Alps’ on your doorstep – skiing Costa del Sol style

The Costa del Sol reveals just how glamorous it can be when it offers the chance to be on the ski slopes in the morning and on the beach in the afternoon – or vice versa. Just about two hours … Continue reading

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Wintering on the Costa del Sol

Anyone who has experienced winter on the Costa del Sol will agree that it is a very different experience from the long months of cold and darkness typical of Northern Europe. Where evenings in the UK can start at four … Continue reading

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