At The Madrid Fudion 2018, chefs from across the seven seas, product producers, photographers, journalists, wine makers, and the Royal Family gathered at the Palacio de Los Congresos to rub shoulders with the greatest culinary artists and dessert designers
These days of mid-winter, here are two “cool” desserts which are heavenly but easy to make: Coffer Mouse & Lemon Cream Cookie Torte
Presenting our rose tissue paper. It's easy to make. It´s fun. And the results are truly remarkable. So much so that I actually dare you to tell me which rose in the video is real!
“Litrato: Una Mirada al Alma de los Filipinos en España” (Litrato: A Glimpse of the Filipino Soul in Spain) seeks to provide the Spanish people an opportunity to recognize and appreciate the artistic talents of Filipinos in Spain who are better known and admired for their dedication and excellence at work.
This February the American Club has an important "Need to Know" opportunity in addition to its regular Happy Hour and Leads group. Please join one or all!
A unique, rivetting, witty, and even hilarious account of the historic days immediately following the end of the 8-year negotiation for Spain's membership in the European Common Market: “It was difficult and freakish work.”
"The galleon is warmly welcomed wherever she goes. It is an iconic vessel, embodying the history of Spanish conquest of the New World, and a major tourist attraction"
A glimpse of the Barcelona of more than three decades ago, from the pages of GUIDEPOST
"Spanish prosecutors asked that a European arrest warrant be reissued so Puigdemon could be extradited from Copenhagen. However, Supreme Court Judge Pablo Llarena argued that the crafty Catalan politician had gone to Denmark 'to provoke this arrest abroad' as part of a strategy to enhance his chances of being sworn in as president of Catalonia again.
Visually, it's idyllic though windy. It's up in the Xistral Mountains of Galicia. And it's got the cheapest electricity in Spain because the municipal mayor thought it was time the people benefited from all the energy that was being generated by the windmills they're having to live with. That's Muras for you!
If Ibiza is a global favorite with savvy travellers – and the height of aspiration for the would-be – it's obviously because it's an enchanting white island where natural wonders abound. And they don't fade into hibernation just because it's winter and the hectic crowds have jumped ship from Europe's Party Central!
Paco de Lucia: “My music has always been cornered in Andalucia, without prestige, even in Spain itself. For many centuries it was thought of simply as gypsy music, from a people without a social class. As a representative of my music I feel I have an obligation to share it, so that everyone will recognize its value and know its worth… This is what I fight for, and why I work, not for money or to be a star.”
Fame is not what Paco de Lucia is looking for, he says. "It ties you up and takes away. . . an indefinable freshness out of your life.” It's bothersome when people recognize him in the streets, though “at first there is a time when vanity makes you like it. . .”
Treat yourself to the Festival Internacional de Magia --Gala Internacional Magia de Escena where you'll be mesmerized by the magic of some of the best magicians in the world!
If your interest in and curiousity about Chinese culture and language go well beyond the New Year Festival but you don't know where you coud go and quench your thirst for Chinese, try the Instituto Confucio de Madrid on Calle Goya 10.
Ronaldo's influence on the Real Madrid team is diminishing. The dimming mega star is a frustrated 33-year old figure these days. He feels unloved by the the Madrileño club. It seems Real Madrid isn't about to pay the 50m-euro annual salary he is demanding.
What the Madrileños were excited about in the New Year of 1987
No matter what plaza you’re visiting, the stands are jam packed. The mercadillos are an important part of the Spaniards' Christmas routine, like decorating their tree and eating their turrón. And they're a major tourist attraction too!
A survey of approximately 2,000 film fans found Star Wars' lightsaber the most popular weapon in film history. Throughout the Holidays its gigantic version can be viewed in Madrid. Ogle now!
It isn't that Madrid is Spain's greatest bike city. Valencia is a bigger pedal pusher. But Madrid is getting there!