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CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS WAY UP HIGH!

CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS WAY UP HIGH! »

28 Nov, 2022
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Looking for Christmassy fun up in the clouds? You’re in the right place if you’re in Pozuelo de Alarcon, northeast of the Autonomous Community of Madrid. Because that’s where Madrid’s tallest Ferris wheel goes round and round this Season. On descent, it whirls at the heart-stopping speed of 126 km/h. And you get a memorable view of Madrid for miles around into the bargain. Who knows, you might even bump into Santa, with sackful of gift on his sleigh, when you're up there in the sky!

BLACK FRIDAY or VIERNES NEGRO?

BLACK FRIDAY or VIERNES NEGRO? »

21 Nov, 2022
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Is Spain getting jaded about Black Friday so soon? There was a time, not so long ago, when embracing Good Friday was some sort of a mark of the cosmopolitan. Or at least a mark of someone who was open to new ideas.

THE THAI ZAFRA RESTAURANT: FROM GRIT TO GRIT

THE THAI ZAFRA RESTAURANT: FROM GRIT TO GRIT »

6 Nov, 2022
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At Thai Zafra, all of the restaurant’s exotic decor serves to highlight the main event: the food. Thai cuisine is distinct, a combination of different tastes in one dish. Soon to be in their sixth year -- it seems like only yesterday! -- restaurateurs Darren and Olivia are happy to meet new challenges for Zafra after the pandemic pause but always keeping in mind the old adage that the customer, as is the food, is what really counts.

FRUIT ATTRACTION 2022: AS FABULOUSLY FRESH AS YOU’D WANT YOUR FOODSTUFF TO BE!

FRUIT ATTRACTION 2022: AS FABULOUSLY FRESH AS YOU’D WANT YOUR FOODSTUFF TO BE! »

9 Oct, 2022
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Fruit Attraction is held every October and has become the indispensable sales component for the demand cycle for fresh products, providing a major platform and meeting point for fruit and vegetable operators, growers and agriculturists. Breaking all past records, Fruit Attraction 2022 has enshrined Madrid as the World Fruit & Vegetable Capital.

MBFWMadrid 2022, SPAIN’S LEADING FASHION EXTRAVAGANZA, SASHAYED ITS WAY OUT IN A BLAZE OF GLORY

MBFWMadrid 2022, SPAIN’S LEADING FASHION EXTRAVAGANZA, SASHAYED ITS WAY OUT IN A BLAZE OF GLORY »

26 Sep, 2022
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The amazing 76th Mercedes–Benz Fashion Week Madrid (MBFWMadrid) kicked off at Ifema on the 14th of September, and the curtain was rung down on the 17th. The entire four-day Spanish fashion extravaganza fascinated and delighted professional buyers, designers, clients, invited guests, and the over one thousand national and international press who gave excellent coverage to the 41 runway shows and all the other aspects comprising the production of MBFWMadrid 2022. Needless to say, the sponsors got their money’s worth. And everyone is holding their breath for the next extravaganza!

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “Alta Batik,” 20 May 1969

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “Alta Batik,” 20 May 1969 »

13 Sep, 2022
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“Batik” is a complicated design-dyeing process that has been on the Fashion scene for over 2,000 years. The “número uno” rage in Paris and Rome for several seasons, the technique only just reached Madrid and has caught on so quickly that when Argentinian Inez Lezama Ovejero moved to the Spanish capital and went into the batik business she enjoyed immediate success.

SNAPSHOT: Rafa Nadal’s Breathtaking Spin and Bounce to Share

SNAPSHOT: Rafa Nadal’s Breathtaking Spin and Bounce to Share »

4 Sep, 2022
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Rafa, the amazing Spanish professional tennis player who never gives up in the face of overwhelming odds has been ranked world No. 1 tennis player for 209 weeks;, won an all-time record 22 Grand Slam men's singles titles, including a record 14 French Open titles; won 92 ATP singles titles including 36 Masters titles. His 81 consecutive wins on clay is the longest single-surface win streak in the Open Era. He is currently ranked world No. 3 in singles by the ATP.

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “SPAIN–WHERE THE ACTION IS,” 19 May 1989

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “SPAIN–WHERE THE ACTION IS,” 19 May 1989 »

1 Sep, 2022
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In this new and wonderful decade (of the 1980s) in which we are living, where is Spain going? My country has undertaken throughout the past ten years a great effort to adjust itself to modernity. In twelve years, since the first free elections in 1977, Spain has undergone two gigantic transitions: the political and the economic.. we have established a democratic and constitutional political regime and carried out an economic minirevolution.

ORGANIC WINEMAKERS CAUSE AN AMAZING STIR AT THE ORGANIC FOOD AND ECO-LIVING TRADE FAIR!

ORGANIC WINEMAKERS CAUSE AN AMAZING STIR AT THE ORGANIC FOOD AND ECO-LIVING TRADE FAIR! »

30 Aug, 2022
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The success of the trade fair and its numerous support in the sector, the diversified products, the all-out support for the “ecological” products, chefs, and restaurants amongst numerous others have caused an amazing stir in the movement of organic food and eco-living.

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “WHERE JOURNALISTS JUNK IT,” 25 April 1969

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “WHERE JOURNALISTS JUNK IT,” 25 April 1969 »

22 Aug, 2022
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"Be it ever so humble, there´s no place like your own office. I´m proud of my office. It is not really grand, I suppose, less esoteric, you might say, than Mr. Heffner´s penthouse suite in Chicago. We haven´t—as yet—any sunken Pompeian swimming pools, color stereophonic TV, or a heliport with built-in cocktail cabinets. And there is a grim shortage of nude bunny rabbit girls scurrying around the joint and twitching their cute little furry tails. To tell the brutal truth, neither Harry nor I have made a fortune out of our profession of journalism. I suggested to Harry that we might change our trade, and enter a profession even older than our own."