How to Order Coffee in Spain: Types of Spanish Coffee Drinks

In general, coffee drinks in Spain are classified by how much milk they contain. Below, we’ve listed several of the most common Spanish coffee drinks, from least to most milk. Coffees with Little or No Milk Café Solo: A small cup of strong, black espresso. Café Americano: If the intensity of a café solo is […]

Dia de Vilago

In Pinoso, the ‘Dia de Villazgo’ is celebrated on the Sunday closest to February 12 to commemorate the granting of indepèndence from the town of Mónovar by King Fernando VII in 1826 Since 1997, the Mostra del Pinós Antic has been held, in which local groups and associations participate with demonstrations of old trades and […]

About Murcia

Murcia is a city in south-eastern Spain, the capital and most populous city of the autonomous community of the Region of Murcia. It is located on the Segura River, in the Southeast of the Iberian Peninsula, noted for its hot and sunny climate and its fertile agricultural land. The city was founded by the emir […]

Ubeda’s Summer Fiesta

Spain is well renowned for its colourful and noisy fiestas and during the summer we take every opportunity to experience them at first hand. Although we had been to some carnivals that were wonderful, our very first fiesta was special to us as it was held in our own village. Having just moved into the […]

About Pinoso

Pinoso is a charming town located in the province of Alicante, southern Spain. The municipality covers an area of 102.6 square kilometres and is home to a population of approximately 8000 people. The town is located in a beautiful setting, surrounded by mountains and pine forests. The climate is Mediterranean, with hot summers and mild […]

Help and Advice when buying Property

Many of our guests are home seekers, looking for their perfect piece of paradise in the lovely Costa Blanca region of Spain. Having worked as an estate agent for many years locally, but now retired, we can help you find your dream home with unbiased and up to date knowledge of the area. We can […]

Elche -Nit de l’Albá – Night of Fire

The night of the 13th of August is the Nit de l’Albà, one of the most eagerly awaited celebrations by the people of Elche. This night, in which hundreds of fireworks light up the night with light, colour and sound, is also known as the night of the fire (Nit de Foc). The pyrotechnic show […]

Bonfires of San Juan, Alicante – Las Hogueras de San Juan

The Bonfires of Saint John are a traditional and popular festival celebrated around the world during Midsummer, which takes place on the evening of 23 June, St. John’s Eve. It is customary in many cities and towns in Spain; the largest one takes place in Alicante, where it is the most important festival in the […]


Carnaval is one of Spains most vibrant, colourful and fun winter fiestas offering a welcome relief to the winter months. Held in most towns during February or March, this lively festival is celebrated as a lead up to Easter and especially the 40 days of Lent. Carnaval typically involves celebrations and parades combining elements of […]


Aqualandia is a huge water park for all the family. Situated on the west side of Benidorm in the hills, Aqualandia is twinned with the Mundomar which is next door and shares the same free car park. With over 20 water attractions, including water slides, swimming pools, river rapids and sunbathing areas, Aqualandia is currently […]