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JOSE ANDRES, HUMANITARIAN CHEF, CANDIDATE FOR THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE & GUIDEPOST’S 2018 PERSON OF CHOICE —  Part 2: Chef with a Social Conscience

JOSE ANDRES, HUMANITARIAN CHEF, CANDIDATE FOR THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE & GUIDEPOST’S 2018 PERSON OF CHOICE — Part 2: Chef with a Social Conscience »

21 Jan, 2019
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José Andrés is Guidepost's PERSON OF CHOICE. Why? You'll have to read on!

STATESIDE STORIES: A Fence or a Wall, Trump Gives his All!

STATESIDE STORIES: A Fence or a Wall, Trump Gives his All! »

19 Jan, 2019
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The Democrats refuse to negotiate until the government is reopened and Trump refuses to open the government until the Democrats approve the funding, an impasse that has pundits stymied.

STATESIDE STORIES: TOWARDS A NEW CHINESE NEW YEAR!

STATESIDE STORIES: TOWARDS A NEW CHINESE NEW YEAR! »

16 Jan, 2019
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This year, Chinese New Year falls on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019. It is The Year of the Pig, celebrated by more than 20 percent of the world's population. To all the Chinese people worldwide, we wish you A HAPPY NEW CHINESE NEW YEAR!

A Second Opinion: Oh, those wonderful Rebajas de Enero!

A Second Opinion: Oh, those wonderful Rebajas de Enero! »

8 Jan, 2019
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I have been accused of being a miser, but I prefer to consider myself "thrifty"! I figure why pay more when you can pay less? With my attitude, I'd never make it in the fashion scene in New York or London or Paris. Maybe Madrid is more forgiving!

A Second Opinion: Biking in Madrid!

A Second Opinion: Biking in Madrid! »

28 Dec, 2018
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Biking in Madrid is so much fun. Besides, it is less of a challenge than biking in, say, the writer's hometown in the States! Find out why!

STATESIDE STORIES: TRUMP TOUSLING MELANIA’S HAIR AND VICE-VERSA!

STATESIDE STORIES: TRUMP TOUSLING MELANIA’S HAIR AND VICE-VERSA! »

28 Dec, 2018
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Maybe a little hair tousling might ease some very apparent tensions amongst the upper crust!

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.

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “CHRISTMAS CUSTOMS HERE,” 19 December 1986

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “CHRISTMAS CUSTOMS HERE,” 19 December 1986 »

9 Dec, 2018
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Thirty-two years ago, this lovely article was published in Guidepost. Age hasn't dimmed its vividness. And Spain at Christmas, as the writer described it, still is very much the same despite Santa Claus, the Christmas trees and the Christmas lights which, on the other hand, are welcome imports. FELIZ NAVIDAD everyone!

STATESIDE STORIES: The Legend of Mistletoe, Christmas Kisses!

STATESIDE STORIES: The Legend of Mistletoe, Christmas Kisses! »

8 Dec, 2018
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Tradition dictates that a man is allowed to kiss any woman standing underneath the mistletoe, with bad luck for her all year round if she refused. But there's a very unromantic side to the little bugger: it is parasitic! It feeds on the host plant and stunts it growth.

THE GRAN VIA AND THE MADRID CENTRAL, ¡QUE GUAY!

THE GRAN VIA AND THE MADRID CENTRAL, ¡QUE GUAY! »

1 Dec, 2018
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The remake of the hundred year old Gran Via is part of the city’s broader plan, the Madrid Central, the Central Area of Low Emissions which, ultimately, will phase out pollutant traffic from the central district of the city where 72% of movements  are owing to internal combustion cars. Imagine a place without them. Paradise recouped