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You’ll want to visit the places you’ll be reading about in Spain Destinations. They’re every bit as charming and irresistible as the writers say! Besides, you won’t have any problems getting there; they’ll tell you how.

THE PLIGHT OF WEED CLUBS WITHIN THE GREY AREA OF SPANISH LAW

THE PLIGHT OF WEED CLUBS WITHIN THE GREY AREA OF SPANISH LAW »

14 Jan, 2019
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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.

WHO WOULD KIDS RATHER HAVE, SANTA OR THE MAGI?

WHO WOULD KIDS RATHER HAVE, SANTA OR THE MAGI? »

6 Jan, 2019
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Chances are that Spanish children would have both The Magi and Santa!  Think about it, two bountiful bearers of gifts instead of just one, from the East and from the West, and the Royals coming right on the jovial heels of Ho Ho Ho!

SPANIARDS ARE SPENDING MORE ON TOURISM. GOOD NEWS, SAYS STATE SECRETARY OF TOURISM

SPANIARDS ARE SPENDING MORE ON TOURISM. GOOD NEWS, SAYS STATE SECRETARY OF TOURISM »

29 Dec, 2018
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"A sure sign of the economic recovery of our country and of the resilience of the tourism sector"

THE MERCANTILE TRUTH BEHIND THE “LUCKY 12 GRAPES” OF THE NEW YEAR IN SPAIN

THE MERCANTILE TRUTH BEHIND THE “LUCKY 12 GRAPES” OF THE NEW YEAR IN SPAIN »

29 Dec, 2018
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In 1909 the Spanish winegrowers had such a bountiful harvest there was an excess of supply over demand. They had to think of a way to dispose of the surplus. They told the people eating a grape with each stroke of the clock toward the magic hour will bring prosperity throughout the new year. If, on the other hand, you don't join the ritual, you're cursed.That sent people scrambling to buy the grapes!

GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “HOW TO GET RICH:  TRY SPAIN’S NATIONAL LOTTERY,” 15 November 1963

GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “HOW TO GET RICH: TRY SPAIN’S NATIONAL LOTTERY,” 15 November 1963 »

17 Dec, 2018
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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.

AFTER WINNING THE KARATE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SPAIN IS NOW EYEING OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL VIA SANDRA SANCHEZ

AFTER WINNING THE KARATE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SPAIN IS NOW EYEING OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL VIA SANDRA SANCHEZ »

2 Dec, 2018
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What’s making Spain so excited is the vision of an Olympic gold medal less than two years from now. Spain thinks Sandra Sanchez’s winning the Karate World Championship this year will make Spain’s winning the Olympi gold that much surer, what with morale running high and the skill that the Spanish karateka keeps on piling up over time

BLACK FRIDAY IS ON & CYBER MONDAY IS LOOMING. ARE YOU READY?

BLACK FRIDAY IS ON & CYBER MONDAY IS LOOMING. ARE YOU READY? »

17 Nov, 2018
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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!

GUIDEPOST’S PICKS FROM TAPAPIES 2018: The Best Tapas in the Coolest Neighborhood of Madrid

GUIDEPOST’S PICKS FROM TAPAPIES 2018: The Best Tapas in the Coolest Neighborhood of Madrid »

12 Nov, 2018
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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.

A COLORFUL PLATFORM FOR EMERGING FILMMAKERS AT THE FESTIVAL DE CINE DE MADRID

A COLORFUL PLATFORM FOR EMERGING FILMMAKERS AT THE FESTIVAL DE CINE DE MADRID »

4 Nov, 2018
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If this is the first you are hearing of the Festival de Cine de Madrid, then you have already missed it. But for cinephiles and casual movie-goers alike, last week (23 October 2018) marked the end of a two-week-long indulgence into the colorful world of emerging independent cinema in Spain and from around the world. In a culmination of international and Spanish films, the Festival allows the adventurous moviegoer to explore titles beyond the realm of the oversaturated slate of Hollywood produced films and discover cinema that would otherwise fly below the radar.

IT’S THE DAY OF ALL THE  SAINTS IF IT’S THE FIRST OF NOVEMBER

IT’S THE DAY OF ALL THE  SAINTS IF IT’S THE FIRST OF NOVEMBER »

29 Oct, 2018
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Spain is gearing up for the festivity that is somewhat confusing. It’s a feast that’s celebrated in a very personal way. A special day for communing with the deceased relatives, telling them they haven't been forgotten. But wait a minute, what they're actually celebrating is All Souls Day which in Spanish is Dia de los Muertos, i.e., Day of the Dead, and, strictly speaking, it falls on 2 November! People celebrate ALL SOULS DAY on 1 November which is ALL SAINTS DAY. So there's a bit of confusion here. . .