JUST SO YOU KNOW: MADRID IS UNDER “RESTRICTIONS” (AGAIN!) SINCE 21 SEPTEMBER 2020

JUST SO YOU KNOW: MADRID IS UNDER “RESTRICTIONS” (AGAIN!) SINCE 21 SEPTEMBER 2020 »

23 Sep, 2020
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“Restrictions”: it is the regional government of Madrid’s euphemism for partial lockdown, or “selective confinement” as the Deputy Counselor of Health and the COVID Plan had blurted out. Demonstrations in various parts of the region are being held, protesting against what they see as drawing a dividing line between the north and south -- rich and poor -- of Madrid. In truth, "selective confinement" is not exclusive to Madrid these days. Similar measures are being applied in some places in Spain.

A STATESIDE STORY: A Justice Dies; a Nomination Looms

A STATESIDE STORY: A Justice Dies; a Nomination Looms »

20 Sep, 2020
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Chief Justice John Roberts:   “Our nation has lost a jurist of historic stature.”

IN MEMORIAM: WARM WORDS FROM U.S. SUPREME COURT JUSTICES FOR RUTH BADER GINSBURG

IN MEMORIAM: WARM WORDS FROM U.S. SUPREME COURT JUSTICES FOR RUTH BADER GINSBURG »

20 Sep, 2020
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"I loved her to pieces."

ACM PRESIDENT’S LETTER OF INVITATION FOR GENERAL ASSEMBY

ACM PRESIDENT’S LETTER OF INVITATION FOR GENERAL ASSEMBY »

20 Sep, 2020
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If you're a Member, come and join!

FIVE SHOWS TO WELCOME AUTUMN IN THE NEW NORMAL

FIVE SHOWS TO WELCOME AUTUMN IN THE NEW NORMAL »

17 Sep, 2020
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Gooood old showbiz in the new normal, face mask, social distancing and all. Five shows GUIDEPOST has chosen to help you ease into the Fall, when you're in Madrid, with the feeling that this pandemic will not stay with us forever. And that we’re in fact one step ahead of it already even when the panorama looks bleak outside because of a looming Second Wave. Time to take entertainment seriously!

SEVEN BEST COUNTRIES TO SETTLE IN AFTER THE PANDEMIC

SEVEN BEST COUNTRIES TO SETTLE IN AFTER THE PANDEMIC »

15 Sep, 2020
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The pandemic confinement gave people time to ponder their way of life and, accordingly, their place of residence. Spain, next to the UK, is a top choice of those thinking of moving to a new country when the coast is clear. France comes third.

CAN YOU IMAGINE A WORDLESS STAND-UP? “FRIDO” IS!

CAN YOU IMAGINE A WORDLESS STAND-UP? “FRIDO” IS! »

14 Sep, 2020
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It’s hard enough to tickle the audience's funny bone with just a few words. But a mute stand-up? See what “Frido” can do!

QUINTESSENTIAL GREEK VILLAGE IN DOWNTOWN MADRID

QUINTESSENTIAL GREEK VILLAGE IN DOWNTOWN MADRID »

14 Sep, 2020
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Taberna Griega could be the quintessential Greek village in downtown Madrid, where GUIDEPOST's "Three Musketeers" celebrated Guidepost Publisher Dan Lowell's birthday which was actually in March but due to the pandemic lockdown we could only celebrate it this September. We had spent an afternoon in its lively taberna and lingered over the luscious Meze served with hot Pita bread and sipping high quality Cretian wines. And of course we feasted on the main courses. Ya mas!

A STATESIDE STORY: SUMMER WINDS WHIP WILDFIRES

A STATESIDE STORY: SUMMER WINDS WHIP WILDFIRES »

9 Sep, 2020
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We’ve written about the wildfires before, since they are a seasonal scourge in the West, but this year’s “season” has been one of the worst on record. It takes a smoke-filled couple of days to bring the reality of the devastation to the fore.

HOW TO GET HEALTHY ANYWHERE IN THE EU: GET A CARD!

HOW TO GET HEALTHY ANYWHERE IN THE EU: GET A CARD! »

7 Sep, 2020
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The European Health Insurance Card allows anyone who is insured or covered by a statutory social security scheme of the EU countries plus Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway, Switzerland and the United Kingdom to receive medical treatment in another member state free or at a reduced cost, if that treatment becomes necessary during their visit or if they have a chronic pre-existing condition which requires care. The term of validity of the card depends on the issuing country.