Tourism in Spain

Stamping ground

It's not an expression you hear often, but there are clouds on the horizon in southern Andalusia. A tourist poster come to life, Seville is famed for its searing sunshine, brutal bullfights and flamboyant fiestas, all set to a sound- track of flamenco guitars.

Sunday, 1 April, 2012, 12:00am


77 Wyndham Street, Central Tel: 2520 5818

29 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Paws for thought

Last time the Young Post web editor went to Europe to visit her mother who lives in the Balearic Islands in Spain, she had quite a surprise when she opened her suitcase. Out I popped! Hehehe ...

You see, I had never been to Spain, much less to the Balearic Islands, so it was about time.

26 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Impressive Costa Del Sol is a hot property for TT fans

Costa Del Sol turned in one of the best debuts of the season with his impressive win at Sha Tin, and Dennis Yip Chor-hong's galloper looks an ideal banker for Sunday's Triple Trio with Douglas Whyte in the saddle.

1 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Costa Del Sol overcomes early race scare to score a solid debut victory

For a horse with virtually nil experience in the bank, Costa Del Sol had every excuse to be in serious trouble when another horse broke down in front of him during the Citibank Credit Card Handicap.

28 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

Import Tailwind acclimatising nicely to his new home

Trainer Me Tsui Yu-sak has done a good job of settling Tailwind into his new surroundings and the four-year-old hit the ground running at the barrier trial session yesterday, clocking the fastest 1,000m heat of the morning at 59.9 seconds.

19 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Pain in Spain leads to superb bargains

It was the dream of countless sun-deprived Britons: a villa on the Costa del Sol where they could pop over for holidays, or retire to.

27 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Market believed to have reached bottom

With prices for luxury homes at Spanish coastal resorts down by as much as 50 per cent from their peak in 2007, the bottom of the market for these properties may have been reached, according to industry experts.

8 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Calle Sierpes, Seville

Seville's main shopping zone comprises plazas Nueva, Magdalena, Encarnacion and San Francisco, with Calle Sierpes at its heart. The narrow, pedest-rianised street is packed with outlets selling conventional souvenirs as well as high-quality representations of modern, stylish Spain.

15 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Arsenal play away with football village in Spain

The English football club is backing a holiday homes development on the Costa del Sol and Gunners fans are snapping up the apartments

No sooner do Arsenal announce that their London football ground will be turned into flats at the end of this season, they record another first. The English football club is backing development of the world's first football community, in Spain.

12 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Spanish Steps: One Man and His Ass on the Pilgrim Way to Santiago

Spanish Steps: One Man and His Ass on the Pilgrim Way to Santiago

by Tim Moore Jonathan

Cape $120

12 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Perfect 10

1 Seville

11 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Europe offers perfect homes away from home

AN APARTMENT on the Cote d'Azur, a chalet in the Swiss Alps or a villa on the Algarve - Europe is bristling with tempting holiday home options.

Even Britain's southern holiday resorts, once dismissed for their cool weather, are now renowned for their 'cool' trendiness, and new opportunities are appearing in eastern Europe, where markets are opening up.

25 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Dispute continues to rage in idyllic Spanish holiday town

Property experts and homeowners in the Spanish holiday town of Marbella are hoping for a quick resolution to a political conflict that has blighted thousands of homes and left building sites idle.

Many properties caught in the planning dispute between the local and regional authorities are owned by overseas investors and holiday-home owners.

2 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

Spanish eyes shine

WHEN it comes to most beautiful city nominations, Barcelona is usually up there in most traveller's top five, praised lavishly for its architectural elegance and laid-back lifestyle.

9 May 1999 - 12:00am