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From snow to sunshine – Russians set their sights on Spanish second homes

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Easter week in Spain is one of the country’s most significant fiestas. Processions take over the country bringing colour and music to the streets. As well as the processions, the Easter treats are well worth looking out for, like traditional sweets such as torrijas (sliced bread soaked in milk, sugar and egg and then fried [...]






Air Méditerranée now links the French capital airport of Paris CDG (CDG) with the Balearic island of Palma de Mallorca (PMI), using the airline’s A320 family of aircraft. The weekly service (Saturdays) on the 1,051-kilometre sector, which began on 12 April, will face direct competition from Jetairfly, which started its own twice-weekly seasonal operation on [...]






Bargain-hunting foreigners purchased one in every ten houses up for sale in Spain in 2013, as foreign investment into the country’s embattled property sector soared to the highest levels in nearly 10 years. Foreign investment into Spain’s stagnant housing market hit a nine-year-high in 2013, new Bank of Spain figures show. Expat home buyers opened [...]






Spanish airline, Vueling, and broadband and telecommunications provider, Telefonica, have announced an agreement to implement high speed wifi on planes so that customers can enjoy an in-air online experience similar to what they are used to getting on the ground. Thanks to this agreement, four Vueling Airbus A320 aircraft will gain the service in 2014, [...]






It appears that Russians are heading south in search of warmer climes, with the Spanish market benefitting more than most. While Bulgaria remains Russians’ overseas destination of choice, recent data from leading Russian property portal Idinaidi has shown that Spain is accounting for an increasing number of searches for property abroad. Helped by the Iberian [...]