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Welcome to 'All About Benidorm', the most informative website about Benidorm! Brought to you by the publishers of The Round Town Times, (Benidorm's free newspaper in English) this website, just like our newspaper, is dedicated to informing you of all you need to know about Benidorm!
Beware the Caterpillar Chain Gang!
If you live in Spain or visit in the spring, you might have heard people talking about the processionary caterpillar. This horrible little creature is often mentioned in forums by dog owners who have seen them out on their walks and are warning others of the danger. It’s a real threat too. We don’t usually associate caterpillars with the potential to kill, but these creatures have caused the death of many dogs and other animals and have made their presence felt amongst their adult owners too.[click to read more]
Another Bumper Year for Benidorm!
Gone are the days when the British holidaymaker had to get up early to beat a German towel to the sun bed. Now it looks like we’ll be rubbing shoulders with the ...[click to read more]
Madrid vs Barcelona
The fight continues … and for once it’s not about football![click to read more]
If you’ve been sat in a Spanish bar recently and they had the TV on, you’ll no doubt have seen on the screen groups of people (mainly politicians) debating … well, having full blown slanging matches to be exact …
Spain to Ditch Dubbing
For the first time in over thirty years the Spanish people will hear what British and American actors actually sound like as the government is set to throw away Franco-era measures and introduce subtitles for foreign films in the hope of improving children’s English.[click to read more]
Spain’s ruling political party (for the moment anyway) plans to remove ...
Try Chocolate con Churros!
There are few things more typically Spanish than “chocolate con churros” for breakfast, topped only perhaps by the Spanish tortilla and sangria.[click to read more]
And if you walk down the centre of any Spanish town or city on any morning, you’ll ...
Spanish Royalty Invited to Windsor
King Felipe of Spain is to make a state visit to the UK this spring. The King, who will be accompanied by Queen Letizia, will stay at Windsor Castle during the visit from 8th to 10th of March. It will be the first Spanish state visit to the UK since 1986 although Felipe and Letizia did attend William and Kate’s wedding in 2011 as the Prince and Princess of Asturias.[click to read more]
Where have all the babies gone?
Deaths Outnumber Births in Spain[click to read more]
Recession and high unemployment have encouraged many Spaniards in recent years to seek better prospects abroad.
Spain long concerned about its ageing ...
Spain Faces a Political Headache
Spain’s ruling conservatives win general election but lose grip on majority[click to read more]
Spain was plunged into political instability on 20th of December after voters frustrated with corruption and economic woes dealt a crippling blow to the ruling conservative party, opening the way for deadlock over the formation of a new government.
The Brits are Back and Buying Houses in Spain
The Brits are falling in love again with the idea of buying a foreign property in Spain, and it’s the Costa Blanca that’s coming up trumps as the dream destination.[click to read more]
The number of Britons buying abroad plunged after the financial crisis but the strong pound and the relatively buoyant UK economy are once again making a home in the sun look more affordable.
Elvis for Christmas!
The Elvis Extravaganza is the largest Elvis show ever staged in Europe with a whopping thirteen Elvis look-a-like[click to read more]
tribute acts from around Europe performing throughout the evening. It is an amazing and nostalgic evening – and the closest you’ll ever get to seeing Elvis in the building! And it’s all happening right here on our doorstep at the Benidorm Palace as part of the brilliant Elvis Festival