What is a gota fría?

What is a gota fría?

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The Best Mosquito Repellants and Relief

waterfall at algar falls benidorm

I suddenly found myself counting down for summer the other day. Why? I’m not too sure. Back in the U.K. I did it all the time, counting down for summer. But in Spain, not so much. The only reason I count down for summer here is to have a long time off work, beach days […]

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2019 Round Up

It’s coming to the end of 2019 and even scarier, the end of the ’10s decade. What did we even call those? It’s like the nothing years. We had the nineties, then the noughties and then the… tens? Anyway, at least when 2020 rocks up this week we’ll have the 20’s. Anyway, slightly off topic. […]

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Hiking Calpe Rock (Peñón de Ifach)

Undoubtably one of the most striking features of the costa blanca is the incredible Peñón de Ifach, the Calpe Rock. Jutting out of Calpe, seen for miles and miles and something you just can’t help but look at, it had been calling me to climb it since I uploaded my Calpe Travel Guide. I had […]

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Dog-Friendly​ Beaches on the Costa Blanca

The dog-friendly beaches on the Costa Blanca are specialised beaches, they usually have good local facilities and the area themselves are such beautiful untouched coastal spots. 

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Shopping on the Costa Blanca

Some people absolutely love shopping on their holidays and a nice bit of retail therapy. Others can’t think of anything worse. You might not think of the Costa Blanca as being the absolute shopping dream and you wouldn’t be far off, I tend to head back to the UK to do my shopping, favouring the […]

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