Asturias

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Tourist-friendly spots in the Caribbean, including Barbados, are likely to see high interest. Photograph: Getty

All those questions about when we might travel again, which dominated every holiday-related conversation in 2020, are slowly being replaced by somewha(...)

Conor Pope looking pretty pleased with himself after his four-hour  paella marathon, but not for long.

Each week during November, former Celebrity MasterChef finalist Conor Pope will be undertaking a culinary challenge for Food Month at The Irish Times.(...)

Prof Terry Tao’s Hamilton lecture will draw on his childhood fascination with astronomy and distances between planets.

Terry Tao is probably the world’s best problem solver in mathematics – the skill that is the essence of this essential creative science. So it’s more(...)

Policemen and security personnel walk on a fallen bridge in Malgrat de Mar, near Girona, Spain. Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP via Getty Images

Several days of storm conditions in Spain have claimed at least 13 lives and left large swathes of the country flooded. Storm Gloria hit Spain last w(...)

Ollolai, Italy: 'Casa a 1 euro', or 'houses for €1', is a scheme aimed at luring new residents, which allows them to buy a house for the princely sum of just €1.

Feeling the post-holiday blues? Wishing you could still be somewhere a bit sunnier – and cheaper? Well, if you’re fed up with the high cost of living (...)

Park Guell in Barcelona, Spain.

Sun holidays are virtually synonymous with Spain, which receives more than two million Irish visitors every year. The beaches of the south coa(...)

In the principality of Asturias more than half the land is protected, as are the bears

Tiny purple autumn crocus are the only flowers this high up, colouring an otherwise harsh terrain. Choughs, the crow of the mountains, call to each ot(...)

Picos de Europa Mountains.

“Vamos, amigos!” Andres said, as I looked down at the gushing waters of the Deva River in La Hermida Gorge, roughly 100m below the cliff where I am ha(...)

A drug-trafficker who managed to evade capture for 15 years by altering his fingerprints  has been arrested by Spanish police. File photograph: iStock/Thinkstock

A drug-trafficker who managed to evade capture for 15 years by cutting and burning the skin of his fingertips and having it replaced with micro-implan(...)

Castro Urdiales is a medieval seafaring and fishing village  on the Cantabrian coast

Ireland’s geographical position on Earth is changing just a little bit this summer; from May we shall be reconnected to Spain, as we were before the i(...)

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