Granada and Andalucia pages
Andalucia.org - Granada city tourist information.
Turismodegranada.org - Granada province and city tourist information.
granadatur.com - Granada province and city tourist information.
in Spain Granada Page - one persons take on Granada. Very
Granadainfo.com - An excellent site for content from two English speaking
Alhambra-tickets.es - buy your tickets before you go!
in Granada - wonderful arab baths and spa in the center
of the city.
Sol.com - covering
all of Andalucia in English and Spanish.
Andalucia.org - official tourism page for the region.
Andalucia.com - one of the largest sites about Andalucia in english.
Andalunet.com - portal for Sevilla and Andalucia in Spanish only.
Maribelsguides.com - PDF format guides, more for high end travel. Good writing,
Spain country and city pages
Spain.info - official Spain tourism page
Okspain.org - tourist information for traveling to Spain.
Spainalive.com - this link is not working...hmmm...
Wild-spain.com - focusing on nature and wildlife in Spain.
Thinkspain.com - news, helpful information and more in this English language
About.com - Spain page with links and information about traveling in
Travelinginspain.com - a good, one man operation covering more and more of Spain
Spain - very ugly page, but very good information in English,
Spanish and German.
Lanetro.com - mostly in Spanish, but a callejero, or map section
Spanish-living.com - covers all the regions in Spain, with travel information,
tours, car rentals, etc.
Cyberspain.com - culture and history on yet another very useful, but ugly
In-spain.info - a portal with information on Spain, the regions and general
Spaindreams.com - tourist information focused on destination and vacation
in Spain Cordoba Page - one person's take on Córdoba.
Infocordoba.com - American Tony Reed's guide to Cordoba with some great insider's
Photos from a native - take a look at some photos from
someone who knows the city.
in Spain Malaga Page - one persons take on Málaga.
it's Malaga, and it's filled with guiris. I love
it just for the name.
Town Hall Page - from the Ayuntamiento to you. Helpful
Tourism page - information about visiting Mijas
Hall page - from the Ayuntamiento to you. Helpful information.
Museum Page - worth a visit to learn about Carmona
Marbella and Puerta Banus
& Puerta Banus Photo Album - ok, this is to my own
Town Hall page - from the Ayuntamiento to you. Helpful
Tourist Guide - lodging, pubs, restaurants, golf and more.
Tourism Page - information about visiting Mijas
multimadrid.com - everything you want to know about Madrid and more from Jeremy.
Very active forum.
madridman.com - Great site with a ton of information about Madrid. Madridman
runs it all from the US!
Maribelsguides.com - PDF format guides, more for high end travel. Great writing
and very good advice.
Tourism page - information about visiting Mijas
in Spain Ronda page - one persons take on Ronda. Very
Expat resources: Spain and
Spainexpat.com - Seville based lawyer helps you learn about moving, working,
visas and legal issues
Malaga based site with tons of information for expats.
Spanish-forum.org - non-profit web site with helpful information, first person
stories and a forum
Expatriatecafe.com - information, forums and more for those wanting to teach
English in Spain.
Globalrelocate.com - services to help you get moved abroad
Thespanishdream.com - moving to Spain with a focus on UK residents.
Thinkspain.com - a section of hot topics which cover expat themes.
Thisisspain.info - small site with information on those looking to relocate
Sispain.org - free exchange of information on Spanish culture, current
events, language and more.
Escapeartist.com - Spain page from this well known expat website.
Expatexpert.com - author of several books, the site is small, but the links
section a great resource.
Expatica.com - the Spain page with a lot of information and an active
Expatexchange.com - the Spain page with expat advice, city profiles, classifieds
Embassyworld.com - locate just about any consulate or embassy in the world.
Expatforums.org - European based forum on many general expat topics
Firstgov.gov - U.S. government guide to all the legal aspects of living
and traveling abroad.
Expatfocus.com - the Spain page on the site, with practical information
on living and moving.
Spainview.com - Freelance spain,a resource for journalists and editors.
Justlanded.com - the Spain section with some good info. Services: housing
location, translation, CV.
Travel Forums with Spain
MultiMadrid Boards - Jeremy keeps his Madrid topic boards
MadirdMan Bulletin Boards - all the way from Ohio, USA
is MadridMan with a pretty active forum
Forums - community and forum with very specific topics
but less active.
Thorn Tree - very active forum from the guidebook company.
Message Boards - for the high end traveler. Active,
but not for budget travelers.
Go Forums - from the popular books comes a very poor
forum with little activity.
Steves' Graffiti Wall - Active, but poor functionality
Travel Talk - for the high end traveler. Active, but not for budget
Bootsnall.com Forums - wait to see if you are accepted...hmmm.
Not a bad forum, though.
Boards - for the "hip, young traveler"
Forums - budget travelers unite!
Expatforums.org - European based forum on many general expat topics with
plenty of posts
Forums - pretty weak in terms of active community
Groups Spain Travel - don't like the format, not bad
for activity and a spammers paradise.
Hostelseurope.com - the world of hostelery (jobs) and some decent activity.
Travelinformation.org - not much going on over here.
iAgora.com - they put together a very bad forum for Erasmus students.
Adventure and Active Tourism
Skydivespain.com - they offer several options when it comes to leaping out
of a plane!
Vertical - a paragliding school in the Sierra Nevada
Pedalyaventura.com - offer guided mountain bike excursions in Andalucia and
Bikingandalucia.com - Located in Granada, they can take you on mountain or road
Ridesierranevada.com - Mountain biking in the Sierra Nevada National Park.
of Andalucia - In the Sierra Norte, an hour from Sevilla.
Horseback riding in a Natural Park.
Equiberia - Horseback riding excursions: up to 8 days with routes
in Sevilla and Huelva.
Fincalasuerte.com - guided horseback riding in a Natural Park. Guide from
the British Horse Society.
Centuresa.es - the official page of the Sierra Nevada's Slopes - skiing
Buentour.com - rent a "ski" apartment in the Sierra Nevadas
and hit the slopes.
Sierranevadaactiva.com - Sierra Nevada National Park activities when there is no
Bullfight Schedule - from portaltaurino.com
Toros - English information on bullfighting in Andalucia
Mundotoro - another bullfighting portal
Dates in Andalucia - dates of festivals throughout Andalucia.
Renfe.es - home page for the national rail system. English version
RENFE (Train) schedule page - get timetables and prices
for trains in Spain.
City Bus System - see all the bus lines and where they
Bikes and Scooters
jmoto.com - rent a moto in Granada
Carjet.com - highly recommended by me after several good experiences
Pepecar.com - Spanish provider with low cost rentals
Autoeurope.com - like carjet, as broker with good prices. I still think carjet
has the best prices!
Plane and Airport
Airport - some information on the Airport in Granada
Airports - a breakdown of every airport in Spain
Flights by Airport - find where you can go from any airport
Airberlin.com - cheap flights from Spain, with many flights to Germany.
Easyjet.com - cheap flights in Europe
Ryanair.com - you always find mentions of this airline in the forums!
Ferry Service Morocco
Maps and Driving Information
Via Michelin - think mapquest for Europe.
MotoEuropa.com - a good resource for driving in Europe.
Hotels and Hostels
sevilla5.com Hotels in Granada
sevilla5.com Hostals in Granada
Sol.com - offers discount voucher system with great rates. Many
hotels are not in the center.
Venere - the majority are not in the center, and perhaps not good
Booking.com - about 20 hotels, central location,
poor information and photos.
Spainhostels.com - list of hostels in Sevilla from Madridman
Coming soon a list of apartments...
Toprural.com - find rural houses and lodging in the province of Granada
or in Spain and Portugal.
Ruralandlaus.es - country houses for rent in Andalucia. Small link to enter
on their insane Flash intro.
Turismorural.org - rural houses, apartments and hostals in Spain.
Rinconesdelmundo.com - covering most of
Masrural.com - tourism information plus rural accommodation.
Parador.es - the official site for the Paradors of Spain. They have special
Safety and Health
Embassy Spain - official home page
Embassy Spain - official home page
U.S. State Department
Travel page - passports, travel warnings and more
Department Arrest Services - help for U.S. citizens who
have legal troubles abroad.
Travel and Health Insurance
Mapfre - private health insurance provider in Spain.
private health insurance provider in Spain.
Asisa - private
health insurance provider in Spain.
Travelinsure.com - travel insurance provider.
TravelGuard.com - travel insurance provider.
Global - travel insurance provider.
currency converter - convert currency online, see the
Express Office locator - locate the closest American
any VISA/Plus ATM - worldwide ATM locator for the Visa
and Plus system.
any MasterCard ATM - worldwide ATM locator for Mastercard.
Conversion and Translation:
Language, Numbers, Electricity
Zone Converter - calculate the hour difference between
two time zones
Convert Numbers and Words
Conversion - convert anything to anything. Thousands of
Electric Current - help with the dreaded electric current
change by country
Translation - from babelfish, through altavista.
Traveling with Disabilities
Horizons, Accessible Travel News
Access Disabled Travel Network
For a list of Spanish schools please see the Spanish Courses section. Soon I will have more links to this section.
Study Abroad Portals and Directories
Goabroad.com - smaller list of study abroad programs
Studyabroad.com - The largest directory geared towars college students
but lists all. Ad supported.
Petersons.com - online guide plus publishes a print guide.
iiepassport.com - now owned by studyabroad.com
Transitionsabroad.com - study and other opportunities. Smaller listings but more
Telephone and Internet Providers in Granada
Mobile and Home Telephone
Telefonica - largest home phone provider
Wanadoo - internet and home phone
Ya.com - internet
and home phone
Auna - internet,
home phone and cable television
Vodafone - good coverage, medium price range
Telefonica's mobile provider. Best coverage, most expensive.
Amena - worst
coverage, cheapest provider. Cheap international calls can
be made with a card.
Mobile Phone Guide - everything you need to know about
standards and mobile systems.
Phone Dialing - country codes for every country
Cards - a calling card with cheap rates to many countries.
High Speed Internet Service Providers
Telefonica - largest provider, reliable service (once connected), most
Terra - Also
Telefonica, just a different name.
Wanadoo - offers
good bundled plans for high-speed internet plus telephone.
Ya - offers bundled
service at cheap rates but a lower speed connection. Higher
Auna - bundled packages
for cable modem internet, telephone and cable TV.
Free Dial up Internet providers (you pay only
cost of call)
Gonuts4free.com - national, free dial up with one national phone number for
Zork.com - national,
uses an ad supported model; One dial-up number for Spain
Tiscali.es - national, 4 email accounts, 10MB web space, get your email
Terra.es - national, 1 email account, 5MB "briefcase", 5MB
photo storage and Terra Messenger.
Oriolnet.com - national, 1 email account, one dial-up number for all of
Offcampus.net - email account, no longer offer phone support for free customers
Jazzfree - national, 1 email account, very cheap call
rates and 24 hour technical support!
Iredi.com - very easy set-up, one national number (with local call rate),
multiple email accounts.
Eresmas.com - national, cheap local dial up rates, pop-up
blocker, email account.
Atodevela.com - Asturias only, with 2 email accounts,
Cable and Satellite Operators (and more channels)
Plus - only satellite provider in Spain, about 120 channels
Auna (Supercable) - limited, urban area coverage for cable television.
Sky Satellite - English satellite TV available to people with a UK address,
or through a third party.
NASN - the North American
Sports Channel, only available through Sky Satellite
BitTorrents (watch the TV shows from back home
on your computer)
a BitTorrent Client - you'll need a program like this
FAQ about bittorrents - learn about the technology and
Donvitorrent.com - come here to download movies and TV series so you can keep
up with your shows!
torrents - another directory of downloadable TV, games,
music and more.
Suprnova.org - one of the larger sites, with TV shows, sports, movies,
games and more.
Spanish National TV
TVE La 2
Spanish Regional TV
Canal 9 Televisió
Canal Sur (live feed avail.)
ETB1 (live feed avail.)
TVG- Galicia (live feed avail.)
TVC Canal 3 - Catalunya
Castilla y Leon