The 31st of October is celebrated throughout the world with spooky costumes, decoration and a whole lot of sweets but there is more to Halloween than children walking around the streets in bin bags, or expensive store bought fancy dress costumes as is the norm these days. Halloween has a wealth of history and tradition, historically the USA has had the monopoly on Halloween celebrations but Spain is catching up fast with a combination of tradition, as Spain does so well, and customs from other parts of the world. Let’s have a look at what happens on Halloween in Spain…
There are so many wonderful places you can visit on a day trip from the Costa del Sol, the whole of Andalusia is accessible by car and by public transport within a few hours of the coast. Wherever you’re staying on the Costa del Sol make sure you take some time to go further afield to enjoy more of what southern Spain has to offer.
If you only have 24 hours in Mijas how do you get the most out of your experience? There’s so much to see and do in the beautiful white-washed village of Mijas Pueblo, in the hills above Mijas Costa and Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol, here is our local’s guide on how to spend 24 hours in this wonderful village.
Mijas is one of the most visited villages on the Costa Del Sol, Spain. Tourists, when planning a trip to Spain should always make sure that they visit Mijas. It is both a cosmopolitan city and a mountainous village that can also boast top quality golf courses. It is definitely worth taking some time out to explore this wonderful place with lots of surprising things for you to see.
This May Day weekend extravaganza promises to be a lively affair, full of music, dancing, food and drink. On this weekend each year Fuengirola fairground, and the streets that surround it, turns into a carnival with sights, sounds, smells and tastes from all over the world.