One of the best things about Spain is how long the Holidays last, all the way to Reyes! Now, here are 3 crafts and 1 recipe which are, as always, economical and very easy to make. I hope you enjoy making and preparing them in the few days we have left before Christmas: LED Tea Light Paper Christmas Trees, Folded Tree Napkin, Nutella Brownie, No-Sew Sock Snowman Decoration & Hand Warmer
Come join the fun and get into the spirit of Christmas!
Bilbao has been voted European City of the Year by the Academy of Urbanism. It has undergone remarkable rejuvenation through bold leadership. You might want to be there at Christmastime!
By Guidepost & Jazmin Moore
The Teatro Real, known simply as El Real, is Madrid’s most treasured Opera House. Because
There’s very little people around the world don’t know about “touristic” Spain. And so I’m amazed that many visitors are still amazed that one could have quality vacation in Spain cheaply. Especially when we’re talking about eats!
There’s another way of keeping up traditions – Christmas in a castle in Spain! Log fires crackling in the hearths of ancestral halls; firelight gleaming on the shields and armour. And to make a feast day worthy of the name, a veritable banquet laid before you with all the most typical and toothsome dishes of the region
Though some were glad it rained and even snowed, nothing ever happens to everyone's liking in this driest country in Europe
"Don Juan is the dashing, wanton, blasphemous libertine, first immortalized in Tirso de Molina’s play El Burlador de Sevilla of 1630, who found currency in the best of European literature since and captured the imagination, not only of the Spanish people, but of writers and musicians around the world"
"In his memoirs, Zorilla tells us how he was told of the death of Spanish essayist Larra by a well-known literary figure, Mossard, who suggested he write something for the burial, and which could later be published. Zorilla stayed up all night to complete the work which shot him to fame and fortune. " The work was Don Juan Tenorio
Whatever the literary origins of the legend of Don Juan may be, he certainly caught the imagination of Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries. The Italians took a pantomime version to France in 1657, and there, after attempts by Dorimund and De Villiers, it rooted in a successful version by Molíère
OECD countries have seen life expectancy increase by over 10 years since 1970 to reach an average of 80.6 years. Life expectancy is highest in Japan (83.9 years), and Spain (83 years)
Spain is one of the world’s best places for expats, says "Expat Explorer: Broadening Perspectives," a global report by HSBC
"The government has begun to adopt the necessary measures in response to . . . a series of events that is inadmissible for most people of Catalonia, stealing part of the territory that belongs to all the people of Spain"
Answer: The ousted president of the autonomous region of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont. Also the leaders of the Catalan pro-independence political parties who have already announced they’re running for re-election after they have unilaterally and illegally proclaimed the independence of Catalonia on Friday, 27 October 2017
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!
LA NUEVA MUJER is a collection of 10 American stories by early feminist authors, a sparkling array of early-twentieth century stories some of which have never been translated into Spanish before. A great read! So is the interview with the translator. Read on!
The Holidays are on at ASM; no holding 'em back now!
Here's what the American Club of Madrid has lined up for the month of Thanksgiving. Enjoy!
For the past eight years air pollution in Madrid has consistently topped European Union limits. But some studies rank Madrid as eco-friendly thanks to the city government's plan to reduceambient air pollution!
Until Sunday, November 5th, the theme park will be in spirit with a series of haunted houses, scare zones, shows, and some Halloween costumes that look almost a little too realistic. Voted the best Halloween in Spain!
Fantasy. Horror. Science fiction. Black comedy. They could all be an early Halloween treat for you, thanks to the Festival Internacional de Cine Fantástica Nocturna Madrid