Chris Newsham

Michelin stars for the Costa del Sols gastronomic scene

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Three chefs in Malaga province have just achieved their first Michelin stars for their restaurants. In a ceremony held on Wednesday at the Parador de los Reyes Católicos in Santiago de Compostela (Galicia) to present the ‘Guía Michelin España & Portugal 2016’, three new stars were added to those already held in Malaga. The province’s […]

Marbella goes to the Caribbean

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Ive just returned from a most fabulous trip to Barbados and a Caribbean cruise on the famous luxury liner Silver Whisper with 50 other friends mostly from Marbella including Marbella’s own Olivia Valere, Princess Bea Von Auseberg, Saeko Hamada etc. Also the World champion tennis legend Martina Navratilova and Selima Sfar. The trip was organised […]

Sean Connery’s Marbella Courts now go for wife for fraud

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SEAN Connery’s wife Micheline Roquebrune has been charged with avoiding millions of euros in Spanish property tax.The charge relates to the 1998 sale of the couple’s €6.4 million Marbella property at the beachfront Malibu complex close to Puerto Banus. If convicted the 86-year-old Roquebrune faces up to two and a half years in prison and […]

Malaga Christmas lights 2015

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Malaga Christmas lights are switched on. Christmas is just around the corner and Malaga welcome in the festive season on Friday night as Calle Larios became bathed in seasonal light. Throughout the evening, there were various events catered to all ages, including a theatre production of ‘Peneque el Valiente’ for children. There were also be […]

Halloween in La Cala

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La Cala had a very busy night on Saturday for Halloween. Its only the last few years that Halloween has become very big in Spain. I noticed on Friday all the kids walking around La Cala in full costume as school had let all the kids go in Halloween dress, it was great to see. […]

Sai Indian Restaurant 1 year anniversary

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Sai Indian restaurant in La Cala ( Calle Torromolinos ) last night had there 1st anniversary party. Invited Guests were treated to a fabulous Indian meal in a great atmosphere with Live music of authentic Indian Sitar Music. We left our ordering to the owner Danny and was very surprised with some Indian dishes we […]

La Cala will host a festival on the 16th and 17th of October in honour of the patron, St. Teresa of Avila

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The Mass and procession will be on Thursday 15th, the day of the Saint, while the pilgrimage to Los Olivos Park will take place on Sunday 18th Mijas (Málaga), 6 de Octubre de 2015. The day of the Patroness of La Cala, Santa Teresa is approaching, and the Local Council, in collaboration with the residents […]

About La Cala

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The location of La Cala de Mijas acts as a natural divider between ‘east’ Costa del Sol (or north Costa del Sol, depending on your handle on geography) and ‘west’ Costa del Sol (or south). The town delivers a mixture of expat-haven, affordability, authenticity and affluence. The town centre has fountains for roundabouts; manicured tree-lined […]

La Cala Market days and times

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Take a 2 minute walk from La Cala town centre, on a Wednesday or a Saturday, and you can find yourself at La Cala Market, one of the many local markets in Costa del Sol. Here you can purchase anything from fresh fruits and vegetables, to clothing and pottery. Negotiation is possible, but you will […]

Fuengirola Feria 2015

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Yesterday we visited the Feria at Fuengirola which is one of my favourites. I love this particular Feria because of the horses. All the local men, women and children really go put all their very best on and parade around the Feria ground with such style and grace, they absolute love the admiration they get […]

Out and about in La Cala de Mijas

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Last Thursday night I had a great night out in the wonderful village of La Cala de Mijas At the heart of the Costa del Sol on Mijas Costa, only a short distance from Marbella and Fuengirola, you will love the charm of this old fishing pueblo. Unspoiled by mass tourism with golden sandy beaches […]