Tag: General

A weekend in Paris…

Paris Having spent a wonderful weekend in Paris a couple of weeks ago, I thought I would share some of my tips and experiences. I booked through an online company as booking last minute and trying to keep it simple, so wanted the accommodation and flight together. However, www.whtravel.es are a better bet to help […]

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Book discounted Golf in Spain

Costa Calida Golf Tours I was just in with the girls in Costa Calida Golf Tours – our neighbours here in La Zenia. It looks like the fairways of Costa Blanca are full of happy golfers. Its hard to believe how many there are seeing as it is the end of November. We tried to book […]

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Recipe for Pavo Trufado De Navidad

PAVO TRUFADO DE NAVIDAD ( Christmas turkey stuffed with truffles). A typical Spanish Tradition at Christmas:   Ingredients: 1 Turkey of 4kg ½ kg of Minced veal ½ kg of Minced lean pork Salt & Ground black pepper 1 Glass of Brandy 1 Large glass of oloroso sherry 150g ´´Jamon Serrano´´ ideally. 3 Tins (eq:90g) […]

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What to do after the Loss of a Loved One in Spain

After you have completed the funeral arrangements for your loved one, you will eventually have to address the financial matters associated with their estate in Spain. Finalising the affairs of your loved one can be stressful, especially when you have little idea what to do. As the solicitor in Spanish Solutions always says, take your […]

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Rory Gallagher’s wish to walk

Rory Gallagher’s wish to walk. We were visited last month by a special celebrity. Comaskey Properties were delighted to help little Rory Gallagher and family have a well-deserved break in La Zenia. They were here primarily to speak to the therapists in a school in Valencia which we hope might be able to help Rory. […]

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FREQUENT ELECTRICITY POWER CUTS

FREQUENT ELECTRICITY POWER CUTS I have never had problems at all in my house on the Orihuela Costa, cooking, washing and using electricity for all manner of things, courtesy of paying Iberdrola a large amount of money every couple of months. Then I started to notice frequent power cuts, when running for example the oven and […]

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Amazing Spanish Student Showmanship

Amazing Spanish Student Showmanship   Special thanks to Ian McAllister,  from Australia,  guest blogger as he explains a very special incident he experienced as a student in Spain,  back a few years ago. I jerked around because of a chorus of yells rapidly approaching behind me. They drowned out polite applause for a very skilful […]

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