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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!

TITANIC ALLIANCE GANGS UP ON BILLIONAIRE BEZOS

TITANIC ALLIANCE GANGS UP ON BILLIONAIRE BEZOS »

17 Jan, 2019
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The accord between El Corte Inglés, benchmark of Spanish commerce, and Alibaba, the digital giant from China, is welcomed by both partners with such a great enthusiasm one would think it was marriage made in heaven. El Corte Inglés press releases are rosy and replete with optimism. The partners present the accord as the answer to Jeff Bezos’ dominant position in global e-commerce.

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.

MOST POPULAR SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES WORLDWIDE: YOU’VE GOT TO KNOW!

MOST POPULAR SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES WORLDWIDE: YOU’VE GOT TO KNOW! »

6 Jan, 2019
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Over 2 billion active Facebook users worldwide. Instagram, the fastest rising social media, has 1 billion. Odnoklassniki (ever heard of it?) has 71,000,000. It's the 15th top social networking site. Facebook is tops in Spain as in most countries throughout the world.

RINGING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH A BRIGHT SPOT IN THE SPANISH ECONOMY

RINGING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH A BRIGHT SPOT IN THE SPANISH ECONOMY »

29 Dec, 2018
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All sectors in the Spanish economy enjoyed export growth from January to October 2018, latest period for which records are available. The main positive contributions to export growth came from the capital goods sector, energy products, chemical products and non-chemical semi-manufactures. The flip side: Imports grew in all sectors too.

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.

HIDDEN CUISINES OF MADRID, A THREE-PART SERIES: (3) LA NEGRA TOMASA

HIDDEN CUISINES OF MADRID, A THREE-PART SERIES: (3) LA NEGRA TOMASA »

17 Dec, 2018
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This year La Negra Tomasa celebrated their 20th anniversary, and it’s not hard to see why they have stayed in business for so long. With live music and mojitos flowing every night, La Negra Tomasa is the place to be for a fun and delicious night out in Madrid.

HIDDEN CUISINES OF MADRID, a Three-Part Series: (2) Khachapuri

HIDDEN CUISINES OF MADRID, a Three-Part Series: (2) Khachapuri »

8 Dec, 2018
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Hospitality is one of the defining ingredients of Georgian culture, and is most vividly expressed at the dinner table. The Georgian tradition of the supra, or feast, is one of familial bonding fielded by the consumption of large quantities of rich breads and cheeses. AND wine. For Georgia has been home to grapevine cultivation for over 8000 years and boasts the oldest living evidence of wine production in the world.

HIDDEN CUISINES OF MADRID, A Three-Part Series: (1) Cafe Bar Tambayan

HIDDEN CUISINES OF MADRID, A Three-Part Series: (1) Cafe Bar Tambayan »

1 Dec, 2018
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Entering Cafe Bar Tambayan is like stepping into a small slice of the Philippine Islands. The place is alive with authentic Filipino culture. People of Filipino heritage sit around the bar to eat, drink, watch an Arsenal match and reminisce about their homeland. The walls are adorned with Philippine ornaments, not least posters of popular Filipino movies and tropical tourist spots. The combo cost €6.00, the cheapest meal in town! Exquisite too!

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!