A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “THE ALHAMBRA: THE MEN WHO BUILT IT, ITS GLORIOUS PAST,” 18 OCTOBER 1963

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “THE ALHAMBRA: THE MEN WHO BUILT IT, ITS GLORIOUS PAST,” 18 OCTOBER 1963 »

23 Sep, 2018
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There exists in the landscape of the mind an ideal place where every sense is touched by velvet and time cannot intrude, the Alhambra

MADRILEÑOS AND THEIR SUNNY AUTUMN: AREN’T THEY BLESSED!

MADRILEÑOS AND THEIR SUNNY AUTUMN: AREN’T THEY BLESSED! »

23 Sep, 2018
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Afternoon sun dapples trees in front of the Royal Palace in early Fall

 

By Chris Collins

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IT’S HARVEST TIME, PLEASE DON’T RAIN ON THE LOVELY SAFFRON!

IT’S HARVEST TIME, PLEASE DON’T RAIN ON THE LOVELY SAFFRON! »

23 Sep, 2018
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The Fall harvest season in Spain is on. For olives, it starts in September and ends in November. For the wines, September-October is the season. For “the most expensive spice on earth”, the last three weeks of October. . . For most non-locals, joining the pickers and the foot-stompers is great fun and an eye-opening experience

WOULD YOU BE INTERESTED IN ANIMATED ANIMARIO?

WOULD YOU BE INTERESTED IN ANIMATED ANIMARIO? »

14 Sep, 2018
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With the motto "Imagine the real, create what's imaginable," the Animario International Festival of Animation Movies boasts a programming replete with the must-see movies of the genre. For example, The Breadwinner and Another Day of Life. Mexico's Animasivo Festival de Animación Contemporanea is "guest festival".

CHOCOLATE FOR YOUR SWEET TOOTH: SALON INTERNACIONAL DE CHOCOLATE DE MADRID

CHOCOLATE FOR YOUR SWEET TOOTH: SALON INTERNACIONAL DE CHOCOLATE DE MADRID »

12 Sep, 2018
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Listen, you people happily afflicted with Sweet Tooth, you’re in luck. Chocolate is getting its very own annual international fair in Madrid, the Salon Internacional del Chocolate de Madrid, starting this year. And what a sweet event – even aphrodisiac, since chocolate allegedly is! (14-16 September, Galería de Cristal, Palacio de Cibeles, Madrid)

9/11 REMEMBERED WITH SEPT 16 DAR CEREMONY AT PARQUE JUAN CARLOS MADRID

9/11 REMEMBERED WITH SEPT 16 DAR CEREMONY AT PARQUE JUAN CARLOS MADRID »

11 Sep, 2018
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Daughters of the American Revolution, España Chapter: "Patriot´s Day -- September 11th -- is the moment to get together for a remembrance ceremony 17 years after the 9/11 attacks. But as the Day falls on a Tuesday it is more practical for all those who could accompany us to meet on Sunday the 16th. As in previous years, we will meet at the Parque Juan Carlos I - at the site where the American Embassy planted 10 red oaks brought from the US on the 10th anniversary of the attack on the Twin Towers."

GOURMET’S CHOICE: THE  RESTAURANT INDO CHINE & ITS CINEMATIC INDO CHINE VIETNAMESE CUISINE

GOURMET’S CHOICE: THE RESTAURANT INDO CHINE & ITS CINEMATIC INDO CHINE VIETNAMESE CUISINE »

9 Sep, 2018
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If you have ever dreamed of sitting in an Indo Chine  Vietnamese or Japanese garden, then the Restaurant Indo Chine shall transport you and your guests to Asia within a 45 minute plane ride from Madrid or a  2 hour train ride, to Barcelona. This is one of the most acclaimed eateries for authentic Indo Chine Vietnamese Cuisine.

RICH & POOR IN SPAIN: MILLIONAIRES THRIVE IN THE LAND OF WAITERS

RICH & POOR IN SPAIN: MILLIONAIRES THRIVE IN THE LAND OF WAITERS »

8 Sep, 2018
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In a popular talk show on a Spanish TV channel, Spain was dubbed Land of Waiters in an attempt to draw attention to the plight of many university graduates – and the young in general – who can’t find jobs in suitable sectors. Not even in any which sector that pays “decent” and one doesn’t have to be a working poor. Grim, right? Oh but in this “Land of Waiters” the number of taxpayers whose declared assets are worth more than €30 million has tripled in the last ten years!

AS VACATIONERS HEAD FOR HOME AT THE BEGINNING OF SEPTEMBER, SPAIN LOOKS ON ANOTHER BUMPER YEAR FOR ITS TOURISM INDUSTRY

AS VACATIONERS HEAD FOR HOME AT THE BEGINNING OF SEPTEMBER, SPAIN LOOKS ON ANOTHER BUMPER YEAR FOR ITS TOURISM INDUSTRY »

4 Sep, 2018
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Spain ranks second worldwide in international tourist arrivals (81.8 million), second in international tourism earnings ($60 billion), and tops the World Economic Forum's Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index

AMERICAN CLUB IS HOLDING ITS ANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY & WELCOME BACK HAPPY HOUR 11 SEPT 2018!

AMERICAN CLUB IS HOLDING ITS ANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY & WELCOME BACK HAPPY HOUR 11 SEPT 2018! »

3 Sep, 2018
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ACM is back from the summer holidays. See what's lined up for everyone this September!!