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A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “CAFÉ GIJÓN, THE LAST OF THE GREAT CAFÉS,” 29 March 1963

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “CAFÉ GIJÓN, THE LAST OF THE GREAT CAFÉS,” 29 March 1963 »

4 Aug, 2018
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Wax representation of the old Café Gijón at the Museo de Cera in Madrid

A Guidepost Reprint

Café Gijón, The

AN INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR, DOCTOR & TRAVEL GUIDE SPECIALIST CORRADO PASSI

AN INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR, DOCTOR & TRAVEL GUIDE SPECIALIST CORRADO PASSI »

4 Aug, 2018
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Meet the incredibly multifaceted Dr. Passi!

CIBELES SUMMER MOVIE PARTIES. JOIN!

CIBELES SUMMER MOVIE PARTIES. JOIN! »

2 Aug, 2018
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This could be REALLY GREAT FUN– with romance thrown into the bargain. From here to 9 September, Your summer to the hilt!

From the Youngest to the Oldest, Cuba Dances

From the Youngest to the Oldest, Cuba Dances »

31 Jul, 2018
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Cuba has a rich dance history that goes beyond its famous exports: salsa, rumba and cha-cha-cha. On a Road Scholar trip, we were treated to the traditional, popular and contemporary dances performed by dancers of all ages in different settings. One such treat was a demo by the award-winning Havana Queens, an independent dance company that celebrates Cuba's African and Spanish roots and whose YouTube videos are dazzling. Cuba dances!

THE EXOTIC YUKATA, YOUR TICKET TO ELEGANCE AND COMFORT THIS SUMMER

THE EXOTIC YUKATA, YOUR TICKET TO ELEGANCE AND COMFORT THIS SUMMER »

22 Jul, 2018
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Yukata! That’s the traditional Japanese summer get-up. It’s kimono but more casual. Less elaborate. It makes for great comfort. And Japanese outfitters say it makes women look particularly beautiful. Not that the yukata is for girls only. It’s for the male of the species too. Try it wherever you are, wherever it's summer!

STATESIDE STORIES: A SUMMER RODEO!

STATESIDE STORIES: A SUMMER RODEO! »

17 Jul, 2018
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I'd been to LAS VENTAS and seen the Bullfight, one in which the Matador was gored…But I’d never seen an American Rodeo in which the Cowboys actually try to ride the wild and ferocious bulls. So it was with great anticipation that I bought tickets.

GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “PAMPLONA: I’M STILL RUNNING,” 19 July 1963

GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “PAMPLONA: I’M STILL RUNNING,” 19 July 1963 »

17 Jul, 2018
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I’VE just got back from Pamplona and if I’ve said it once, I’ve said it and will repeat it again a thousand times; Never Again.You can quote me next year. I’m bearing the scars of several cornadas, mostly in the region of the liver (pronóstico: muy grave.) and that last bit of the trip, after the car blew up in flames sixty nine kilómetros outside Madrid played hell with my gout. So on that happy note of goodwill and Christian charity, I will leave you to retire to my local clinic. And a happy Sanfermines next year to each and every loving little one of you.

PHILIPPINE FIESTA FOOD AT THE EMBASSY RECEPTION IN THE HOTEL INTERCON

PHILIPPINE FIESTA FOOD AT THE EMBASSY RECEPTION IN THE HOTEL INTERCON »

8 Jul, 2018
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Hats off to the Filipino hospitality! Mabuhay!

HEAD FOR ROLL MADRID RESTAURANTE NEOAMERICANO FOR THE ACM 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION!

HEAD FOR ROLL MADRID RESTAURANTE NEOAMERICANO FOR THE ACM 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION! »

2 Jul, 2018
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Join the American Club for an "All-you-can-eat" iconic American-style July 4th dinner!

MADO IS BACK! (Not That It Has Ever Left)

MADO IS BACK! (Not That It Has Ever Left) »

30 Jun, 2018
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Madrid begins Pride Week on June 28 to commemorate the Stonewall riots in New York City beginning in 1969. At the time, Spain was still under the Franco regime, which declared homosexuals as “dangerous” people with “the lowest levels of morality”. Four years after Franco’s death, on June 25, 1978, at the beginning of La Movida Madrileña, Madrid held it’s first Pride (Orgullo) March