“These locks have been put here by lovers,” says Juan, pointing to what I had taken to be a piece of modern sculpture. “They write their names on the lock, seal it and then throw away the key. It symbolises the permanence of their love.” […]
As you’d expect with a resort the size and popularity of Benidorm, you can literally take your pick of menus from around the world. From fast food to gourmet, Argentinian to Thai and pinchos to paella there’s something to satisfy every palate. […]
Anyone looking for an authentic taste of Spain in the popular tourist resort of Benidorm should head to the maze of narrow streets that run down from the 18th century Church of San Jaime and the Castillo, which form the area known as the old town. […]
Tempting though it may be to spend your entire holiday moving between the sun soaked beaches of Playas Levante and Poniente, and the fun filled Avenidas D’Alcoi and Madrid, somewhere in between a golden tan and saddle bag brown there’s a different world waiting to be discovered. This is my pick of the best of that world: […]
It’s half past midnight in Benidorm and it’s hot and sticky as I stand front of stage where Catpeople have just started their set. The post-punk, Indie revival band are greeted with rapturous applause from the crowds as they turn in a polished and tight performance that sets the bar high for the impressive line-up to come. […]
“Where’s the castle?” asked the woman as she arrived, breathless, at the top of the turret of Alcozaiba – the iconic bell tower of the Castell de Guadalest.
“It’s not here. There are just some more steps and then nothing,” replied her husband.
And they’re not alone. All around us I can hear people asking how and where they get into the castle. […]