Artist residencies in Andalucía

Looking for inspiration? We look at the vast offerings of artist residencies in Andalucía, for all types of artistic practices and creative projects.

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A Woman’s Home

Men and women value houses very differently. In this article, we take a closer look at what women want in a home.

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Climbing La Torrecilla in La Sierra de las Nieves National Park

The ascent of La Torrecilla, one of the most popular hikes in the Marbella area, overviewed by walking guide and author Guy Hunter-Watts.

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“Marbella is a jewel” – interview with Paul Bramley

BRIGHT talks to Paul Bramley, long-time resident, tireless entrepreneur, and dynamic supporter of Marbella, for his always-insightful thoughts on the future of the town.

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A Brief Guide to Spanish Attitude

Living it up like a local. A brief and light-hearted look at the Spanish attitude and the cultural differences Northern Europeans can expect.

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A mindful approach to New Year’s resolutions

New Year’s resolutions might make you panic, sweat, or crack your best jokes. Here’s a stress-free approach to this festive ritual.

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Marbella’s NYE parties to consider

Time to plan your New Year’s party, after-party, and recovery time! We review Marbella’s best options for ringing in the New Year, 2023.

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Tis the Season: Christmas in Marbella

From traditional 5-star events to a Malaga getaway, Giles Brown guides us through the festive season on the coast.

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Get into the Marbella Christmas spirit!

Get into the festive spirit, Marbella style, with our Christmas markets selection, concerts, charity and sporting events.

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Adding Soul to Marbella

An interview with Emma Tremlett of Alma Essentials, who is adding soul to Marbella, one essential oil blend at a time.

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Seaside or hillside?

Choice of location for your dream home frequently comes down to this – hillside or beachside – and here we make a comparison of the options.

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Loud and Live: Marbella’s music scene

Even off-season, there are a few remarkable venues around Marbella where one could go to catch a live gig... Special correspondent Giles Brown overviews the offering.

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Healthcare on the Costa del Sol: The best in the world on your doorstep

Three of Spain’s best hospitals are located in or near Marbella: Quiron, Costa del Sol Hospital and Hospiten Estepona. An overview of Spain’s healthcare options.

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The flags we see around us

With the flag of Andalucía celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, we look at the Flags of Spain, where they came from and what they mean.

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Music festivals coming to Marbella & San Pedro

The next month sees some great classical music festivals coming to Marbella & San Pedro. Be inspired by these musicians and Andalucías musical history.

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Millionaires’ Row

The most exclusive street in Spain is in Benahavís, Marbella’s neighbour.

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