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Latest news on new Algeciras-Almeria train route

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

[caption id="attachment_6296" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Algeciras-Marbella section of proposed new high-speed coastal railway, Corredor Ferroviario Mediterraneo."][/caption] The latest plans for the new train route known as the "Corredor Ferroviario Mediterraneo", or Mediterranean Rail Corridor, have been announced. The first project for strategic freight transportation was approved by the Government in March last ...

Life in the fast lane

Saturday, November 6th, 2010

After living in the western Andalucian countryside for three years, in a fairly quiet area with very few foreign people around, coming to the Costa del Sol is a shock to the system. I went down there for a work meeting this week, and felt like the country mouse in ...

Life’s a Beach

Monday, August 30th, 2010

When you think of Spain, what comes to mind - sun, sea, sand, paella, bulls, tapas? Something that I will add to that list from now on is chiringuito (beach bar). They’re everywhere on the coast and my week wouldn’t be the same without a visit to one. I’ve often ...

Michelle Obama in Marbella

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

It's Business as Usual as Marbella Graciously Receives Michelle Obama in the City's Charming Old Town - Press release from Marbella town hall. Michelle Obama's visit to the Costa del Sol may be brief, but her brief stay is having the Midas touch on the image and popularity of Marbella. Following Mrs. ...

Marbella Town Hall Welcomes Michelle Obama to the ‘New Marbella’

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

Marbella Town Hall Welcomes Michelle Obama to the ‘New Marbella’ as can be seen from their press release: City Highlights Three Years of Achievements Contributing to Marbella’s Regeneration Excitement is running high as the visit of America’s First Lady, Michelle Obama to Marbella draws ever closer. Mrs. Obama, her daughter Sasha ...