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Discover Costa del Sol’s countryside!

May 2020

Discover Costa del Sol’s countryside! Andalusia is a vast expanse when you are from a smaller country like myself it takes a little time to adjust, endless rolling countryside “campo” to explore and potential to get lost!! I have a trusted hirsute companion to assist and sometimes hinder but is always grateful for every adventure! He … Continue reading "Discover Costa del Sol’s countryside!"

My favourite restaurant on Costa del Sol

April 2020

My favourite restaurant on the Costa del Sol My favourite restaurant on Costa del Sol: Much of the pleasure, if you own an apartment on the Costa del Sol, is that you can go out almost every day and eat at all these countless restaurants that are available. It does’t cost too much neither, like … Continue reading "My favourite restaurant on Costa del Sol"

A Weekend by the Atlantic Ocean

April 2020

A Weekend trip Camping – Torre de la Peña A weekend by the Atlantic Ocean: If you did not know, the Strait of Gibraltar is the connection between The Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. One may not think that there is not much of a difference between the two coastal shores. However, as soon as … Continue reading "A Weekend by the Atlantic Ocean"
Home Sweet Home for abandoned animals

Home Sweet Home for abandoned animals

April 2020

Home sweet home for abandoned animals! As so many other people have ever done in life, one day we wondered what we could do to help abandoned animals. How can we help and feel useful in the process? At home we decided to join an association to help abandoned animals, we offered our home to … Continue reading "Home Sweet Home for abandoned animals"
Our favorite beaches Costa del Sol

Our Favourite Beaches Costa del Sol

April 2020

Costa del Sol and it’s beaches. An important part of our life on the coast is its beaches. We asked our colleagues and some friends to share their favorite beaches for the best beach-life!  Here are  our favourite beaches on the Costa del Sol. La Cala de Mijas The beaches of La Cala de Mijas … Continue reading "Our Favourite Beaches Costa del Sol"

Schools on the Costa del Sol

April 2020

In Spain, compulsory schooling applies to children and teenagers aged between 6-16 years of age. However, most children start already during the year they turn 3 in “educacion infantil” (preschool). Many students also continue the last two voluntary years between the ages of 16-18, “Bachillerato” (high school / A-level). This is a short description about … Continue reading "Schools on the Costa del Sol"
Romeria The best cultural events on the Costa del Sol

The best cultural events on the Costa del Sol

March 2020

There are so many things to do on the Costa del Sol! We asked our staff, collaborators and local residents about their opinion. These are in their views the best cultural events on the Costa del Sol that you shouldn’t miss! FERIA One of my favourite times of the year would be celebrating the annual … Continue reading "The best cultural events on the Costa del Sol"
What to do on the Costa del Sol with kids

What to do on the Costa del Sol with kids

March 2020

If you have purchased a property or are thinking about purchasing a property in Mijas Costa, here’s a few ideas on what to do on the Costa del Sol with kids! Within easy reach of Calahonda, Riviera del Sol or La Cala de Mijas, you will find a variety of things such as water parks, … Continue reading "What to do on the Costa del Sol with kids"
Tapas and Food on the Costa del Sol

StartGroups favourite TAPAS bars! The best TAPAS on the Costa del Sol!

March 2020

Tapas, tapas, tapas!! The whole world is in love with the Spanish tapas! The best TAPAS on the Costa del Sol! These small dishes of delish. The presentation differs from the south to the north of the country and each region have specialities of their own. In the north they are known as “pinchos” (or … Continue reading "StartGroups favourite TAPAS bars! The best TAPAS on the Costa del Sol!"
Andalusian Countryside

Favourite Day trips on the Costa del Sol!

March 2020

Thinking about buying a holiday home on the Costa del Sol in the south of Spain and imagining yourself on the beach or golf course. But there are so many other things one can do. For example there are plenty of fantastic day trips to enjoy! So much culture and exiting events! Where else can … Continue reading "Favourite Day trips on the Costa del Sol!"