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The accord between El Corte Inglés, benchmark of Spanish commerce, and Alibaba, the digital giant from China, is welcomed by both partners with such a great enthusiasm one would think it was marriage made in heaven. El Corte Inglés press releases are rosy and replete with optimism. The partners present the accord as the answer to Jeff Bezos’ dominant position in global e-commerce.
Although it is illegal to possess or sell marijuana in a public area, club owners can obtain licenses to operate private associations to smoke and sell weed. But operating within this space creates a multitude of problems for club owners looking to advance their business. Be that as it may, private weed clubs in Madrid are on the rise. Per some estimates, Madrid will surpass Barcelona, where there are currently over 300 private clubs, as the weed capital of Spain by 2020.
All sectors in the Spanish economy enjoyed export growth from January to October 2018, latest period for which records are available. The main positive contributions to export growth came from the capital goods sector, energy products, chemical products and non-chemical semi-manufactures. The flip side: Imports grew in all sectors too.
The irrepressible tendency of citizens to risk a bit of their hard earned cash in the hope of gaining a sizeable piece of real estate in the Milky Way has been turned to good advantage. In the form of National Lotteries it provides the only form of taxation where the tax payers queue up to contribute their share of the National Expenditure and get quite a thrill out of doing so.
This year La Negra Tomasa celebrated their 20th anniversary, and it’s not hard to see why they have stayed in business for so long. With live music and mojitos flowing every night, La Negra Tomasa is the place to be for a fun and delicious night out in Madrid.
Hospitality is one of the defining ingredients of Georgian culture, and is most vividly expressed at the dinner table. The Georgian tradition of the supra, or feast, is one of familial bonding fielded by the consumption of large quantities of rich breads and cheeses. AND wine. For Georgia has been home to grapevine cultivation for over 8000 years and boasts the oldest living evidence of wine production in the world.
Entering Cafe Bar Tambayan is like stepping into a small slice of the Philippine Islands. The place is alive with authentic Filipino culture. People of Filipino heritage sit around the bar to eat, drink, watch an Arsenal match and reminisce about their homeland. The walls are adorned with Philippine ornaments, not least posters of popular Filipino movies and tropical tourist spots. The combo cost €6.00, the cheapest meal in town! Exquisite too!
It’s the run-up week to Black Friday and some brands aren’t waiting till the Day is here at last. For these early birds, it’s actually BLACK FRIDAY WEEK, starting on the 19th of November this 2018. Others aren’t content with a paltry week. Black Friday is the THE WHOLE MONTH OF NOVEMBER affair! Whatever the date and the period, keep your eyes peeled for exciting bargains!
For the eighth straight year, Lavapies has been the home to the loudest and tastiest Tapas festival in Madrid: Tapapies. With live music performances and flavors from around the world, there’s no better place to get your tapas fix. Of course, with that vast array of offerings there’s no easy way to try them all during the six-day festival. Here are some of the places we liked the most.