The Día de la Hispanidad commemorates the exact date when Christopher Columbus set foot in the Americas and there are processions and parades throughout the country.
Roadworks. If you’re thinking of heading into Spain, watch out for major roadworks as the region continues with its project of widening the A9 motorway.
Barry Blend, true to his name, loves nothing more than mixing things together.
There is an old Provencal saying: “Plantez avant la Sainte Catherine et vous auriez de bonnes racines” – plant before 25 November to have good roots.
A weekly update of local news in the Pyrenees-Orientales
Have you ever thought of bell ringing as a pastime? This year, St.George’s Church in Vernet-Les-Bains received ten new bells and you can try your hand at ringing them (or just enjoy those who know what they’re doing?!)
The carrying of compulsory car breathalysers (éthylotests), made law in 2013, has now been officially scrapped
Strike action from BA, Ryanair and Transavia could affect flights to and from various European countries, which could cause maximum chaos for the end of the summer
To leave or remain in the PO? Many birds will be doing one or the other now that the breeding season is over and winter approaches. But each species is hardwired to make the right…
The latest app creating a buzz for all the right reasons is Too Good To Go: designed to help reduce the staggering amount of food wastage we create.