Today a Charity Fashion Lunch has taken place at prestigious MC Café Restaurant of Marbella Club Hotel; in aid of NGO “No Child without a Roof. Boutique Fashion Villa sponsored the event and presented exclusively its new Fall-Winter Collection 2013 in a sublime, elegant and colorful fashion show. La Différenc P.R. has raised 1.250 Euros in raffle tickets for the children of the NGO thanks to the generosity of many collaborators that had offered very exclusive gifts:


Fashion Villa, Optica Banús, Sea Grill Puente Romano, Boutique MALO, Boutique Alfredo Villalba, Doctora Ana Téllez, Hard Rock Café, Centro Médico HILU, Lady Russ, Gómez & Molina Joyeros, Fragancias Emeshel, Hotel Villapadierna, Bang & Olufsen, Intimatelook, Peluquería Seda-Art y Clínica Zhanna Martel.

NO CHILD WITHOUT A ROOF: This Hispanic-Moroccan NGO helps disadvantaged children from the streets of Tangier to get ahead with their lives despite all complicated troubles around them. The President and Founder María Almendros has always been helped by H.R.H. Princess Lalla Fatima Zohra Abdelaziza, until her death; but she still has the support of the royal Family of the princess in her constant struggle. This project is directed to improve the attention of children from the streets that need a balance to take up again their family bonds, their school, etc.

FASHION VILLA: Winter collection 2013 is a festival for your senses. It’s the combination of colors such as Sapphire, Night Blue and Black on cashmere, leather, jacquard and silk giving a breathtaking feminine look. Animal print still causes the Wow-Effect – it’s wild and sensual. Slim fit trousers combined with over-sized shirts, cardigans or jumpers or fitted blazers create a fashion statement – always indulging into the mix of materials. That’s what Fashion Villa stands for: being trendy, feminine, and innovative; reinventing the wide world of fashion.


Costa Women is a social and business network community for women living in Spain, and recognised by the Telegraph’s Best of British competition as the Best of British Social Club internationally in 2012. In addition to helping Spain’s expat women with free advice and online networking, Costa Women are supporting a one day marketing workshop in Marbella. The workshop titled “Marketing Made Simple” will review the most successful marketing methods with the aim of empowering attendees to take control of their marketing.

The day will be presented by four professionals from successful local businesses; Georgina Shaw of Shaw Marketing Services, Ali Meehan of Sociomimetics, Pancho Campo of Chrand Management and Joy Fahey Motivational Coach and Entrepreneur. It will be held on 1st October at the American College of Marbella from 9.30-17.00. It will cover the following –


  • Setting Business Goals
  • Creating a Marketing Plan and establishing and maintaining a great brand
  • Blogging, social media and email marketing
  • Marketing your company on the Costa del Sol and creating a successful offline marketing mix

The workshop will aim to assist small businesses with the knowledge and skills to improve their marketing and communication and to attract new customers. Additionally the organisers are going to create a Facebook Mastermind group which will give support and tips long after the event has taken place. The course will cost 50€ per Costa Woman member, including lunch, refreshments and materials.

Visit to sign up to be a member for free and then register for the event.

To end the summer season with a bang, Nikki  Beach is holding its Season Closing Red Party on Sunday, September 29, from 12pm onwards.


As usual, the party will be packed with VIP guests, musicians and acts that make Nikki Beach one of the best beach clubs in Marbella and around the world.


For more info:

Nikki Beach Marbella
Playa Hotel Don Carlos, Carretera de Cádiz Km 192, 29600
Marbella, Malaga, Spain
tel: +34 952 83 62 39




Torres has been making wines since 1870 and has become one of the most important producers in Spain, making and distributing favourites such as Sangre de Toro and Viña Sol all around the world.

Torres will be bringing a selection of their fantastic wines to El Banco restaurant, bar and café in Aloha Pueblo on Thursday 19th September at 19.00 for a free wine tasting event. The event will take approximately half an hour and guests can learn about the Torres brands, how they are made, how to taste them and of course enjoy samples of several different types of wines. Guests are requested to arrive at 19.00 for a 19.30 start, RSVP to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it as places are limited.

There will then be a special set menu with wine pairing following the tasting where guests can sample some of El Banco’s delicious International cuisine. Please find out more and book your tables by phone 952 907 570 or visit


Yes, you read that right.


CRIS&KIM Travel Designers, a Marbella-based travel agent has teamed up with spaceflight specialists in Barcelona to offer  affluent tourists a six-hour round-tip flight into the stratosphere via a high tech-balloon! For just €110,000, you can have the balloon ride of your life, reaching as far as 36km up into the stratosphere.


Unbelievable? Believe.


According to Jose Urbaneja, company spokesman of the travel firm, two people have already booked seats on the flights which are scheduled in 2015.  One of them is a famous Russian blogger and the other is a Spanish.


CHRIS&KIM and Catalan space-balloon specialists zero2infinity met in a business event in Marbella and thought about the brilliant idea.


Marbella’s Councillor for tourism, Jose Luis Hernandez, also raves about the plan and is looking forward to promote it.  "We can say, ‘from Marbella to space’, as they can have breakfast in Marbella, eat in space and return to Marbella to sleep."


Well, the stratosphere is wayyyyy interesting than  a weekend in Paris, for sure.




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A shark measuring over two meters was seen on the beaches of Guadalmina, in front of Hotel Marriott's Playa Andaluza (Marbella) and Torreguadiario (San Roque, Cádiz), Tuesday. The shark was first seen at eleven o'clock in Marbella waters.

According to witnesses, the shark, which was reported to be wounded, caused panic to the beach crowd  and even attacked a woman.

"It attacked my wife and others who were in the water," a witness reported to the Spanish website El Confidential. "Fortunately, at that time there were few people on the beach," he added.

The disoriented shark was later on spotted in Torreguadiaro beach, which was  also closed by the Civil Protection department.

Environmentalist group,
Servicio de Protección de la Naturaleza (Seprona)  attempted to locate it on a boat to try to direct it to the high seas and save its  life. However, the shark disappeared and was not seen again.

San Roque Vacationers have filled social networking with comments, photos and even a video of the animal, which have forced the local authorities to put  red flags on the areas of beaches where the shark was seen.

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