by Victor Sesma
Victor Sesma is an Alicantinian living in London. He is a Software Engineer who likes writing about the city he was born.
Your Guide to Alicante [By an Alicantinian]
Alicante has a healthy ecosystem of news sources. Some are public, many private but there is always a way to get the most up to date news about the city.
There are big Spanish media with news sections about Alicante such as El Mundo or El Pais but they are usually not the most interesting sources of information about the city. Other media groups such as informacion.es (in Spanish) or AlicanteToday.com (in English) have been important news sources in Alicante and Alicante’s province for years.
Getting well informed about any topic is complicated. Being able to catch fake news or political influence in the media is key and hard nowadays. Here is a list of news media, influencers and solo news sources to follow to be up to date. Some are in English but many are in Spanish.
There are several blogs and news sites speaking about Alicante that are good news for expects or travellers. The first one to name is going to be the one you are currently reading: alicanteabout.com. Here, we talk about Alicante and the essential knowledge you need to either live or visit the city. Including useful advice.