Sunday, March 19, 2006
Recommended websites about Spain
The Entertainer Online at www.theentertaineronline.com Updated daily.
The New Entertainer (monthly newspaper) www.thenewentertainer.com
El Indalico at www.elindalico.com you'll find a Mojácar webcam here as well.
Sur in English www.surinenglish.com and Valencia Life www.valencialife.net
The Costa Press Club www.costapressclub.com (which kindly made me an Honorary Member recently).
*A good site for general Almeria information and with an extensive message-board is at www.costaalmeria.com, another full service site is at Viva Almeria www.viva-almeria.com
*An eccentric interactive site for Madrid (in specific) and Spain in general, is Jeremy's Multimadrid at www.multimadrid.com/.
*The most complete (and impartial) site available on Spanish news, information and events is, without doubt, Typically Spanish www.typicallyspanish.com.
A complete site for visitors is www.spanishholidays.com. Then there is EuroResidentes (in various languages), a full site, at www.euroresidentes.com and the useful SpainExpat at www.spainexpat.com.
Gibraltar news is covered by David Eade’s www.straitsnews.com.
A full site for Galicia visitors and friends is Galicia Guide at www.galiciaguide.com.
Barcelona Reporter covers Catalonia at www.barcelonareporter.com.
Locally, Roquetas de Mar has a three-language site at www.roquetas.com
and Mojacar’s Tourist office is at www.dipalme.org/mojacar/.
Ciudadanos Europeos, with good information for residents on laws, taxes, politics and so on, presented in English, go to www.c-euro.org. For help on land-grabs and the Ley de Ordenación de Territorio (LRAU or LUV in Valenciano), go to Abusos Urbanisticos No! at www.abusos-no.org The British Expats Association (Spain) for all your paperwork woes at www.ukgovabusesexpats.co.uk. Neighbourhood Watch (!!) is here at www.nhwinspain.com and, for those worried about their investments, there is The Costa Action Group at www.costa-action.co.uk.
There is news and comment from The Spain Herald at www.spainherald.com (right-wing). The Expat Blog Directory at www.expat-blog.com has a full list of blogs worldwide and a forum written by extranjeros.
There are all kinds of blogs around, try some of the following: Per Svensson and his blog, Periscope, at http://periscope.a4r.org/. For funny comment on Spain, go to Sal de Traglia’s Virtual Tapas Bar at http://saldetraglia.blogspot.com/. Thoughts From Galicia is a well-written commentary on Spain at http://colindavies.blogspot.com/. Scribbles from Tenerife is fun – at http://tenerifescribbler.blogspot.com/ and El Casareño Ingles comes from the Costa del Sol at http://elcasarenoingles.blogspot.com/. A Wandering Woman Writes from Spain (from Salamanca) at http://www.wandering-woman.blogspot.com/. Another amusing and stimulating one, this time from Barcelona, is Guirilandia (a joke on foreigners-ville) at http://guirilandia.blogspot.com/, and from Madrid, the always well-written Spanish Cockpit at http://almendro27.blogspot.com/.
*Locally, environmentalists should check www.salvemosmojacar.org.
*A (slightly spurious) site called El Mirador www.elmiradormojacar.com has some tasteful photos of the Mojacar area, plus a few the tourist department probably wouldn’t care to print (no update recently).
*For your spiritual health, go to www.mojacarchurch.org
*Barbara’s Animo – Animal Assisted Therapy – is at http://animospain.blogspot.com/
*A good pan-European blog is A Fistful of Euros at http://fistfulofeuros.net/
...always glad to hear about other sites...
Posted by Lenox at 10:15 AM