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HIT THE ROAD TO THE PYRENEES — III: Go from Olite to Jaca

HIT THE ROAD TO THE PYRENEES — III: Go from Olite to Jaca »

14 Aug, 2021
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Breathtaking views: peaks and valleys, castles and paradors, wildlife and national parks, lakes and waterfalls, AND patés! A proper paradise!

HIT THE ROAD TO THE PYRENEES — II: Go to Jaca-Ordesa

HIT THE ROAD TO THE PYRENEES — II: Go to Jaca-Ordesa »

13 Aug, 2021
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Valley of Tena * Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park * Jaca * Cariñena wine * Medieval monasteries * Wildlife * Mountain trails * Hotels * Paradors * Camping facilities

HIT THE ROAD TO THE PYRENEES — I: Go from Olite to Jaca

HIT THE ROAD TO THE PYRENEES — I: Go from Olite to Jaca »

13 Aug, 2021
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"There exists in certain travel circles the general belief that Spain is a country of only sun, beaches and bullfights. Nevertheless, there are mountain ranges, and among these are the Pyrenees in northern Spain which truly are a kingdom of mountains and valleys, rocks, water and woods with breathtaking scenery.

EUROPE’S TOP HERITAGE AWARDS HONOR 24 EXEMPLARY ACHIEVEMENTS FROM 18 COUNTRIES

EUROPE’S TOP HERITAGE AWARDS HONOR 24 EXEMPLARY ACHIEVEMENTS FROM 18 COUNTRIES »

9 Aug, 2021
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European Commissioner Mariya Gabriel: " The winners of the European Heritage Awards/Europa Nostra Awards 2021 are ambassadors of the beauty of heritage in Europe, whether it be traditions and know-how, breath-taking architecture or the way that heritage can unite communities and generations. With these awards, we honour all those exceptional men and women, heritage professionals, architects, scientists and volunteers who bring our common heritage closer to our hearts.” VOTE NOW FOR THE PUBLIC CHOICE AWARD!

THE BATON GOES TO PARIS FOR AN OLYMPICS “FOR THE PEOPLE”

THE BATON GOES TO PARIS FOR AN OLYMPICS “FOR THE PEOPLE” »

9 Aug, 2021
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The French national anthem played as a filmed video took viewers to sumptuous sites in Paris. It was the apéritif of the coming Summer Olympics 2024. One could only hope that the accursed pandemic will just be a nightmare that will have been long forgotten by the time the Pairs Games come around – but for the lessons that will have been learned. In fact, that’s the mood and promise at the Eiffel Tower last Sunday.

HOW TO SUCCEED AS A MUSICIAN WHEN YOUR RHYTHM IS OUT OF WHACK

HOW TO SUCCEED AS A MUSICIAN WHEN YOUR RHYTHM IS OUT OF WHACK »

6 Aug, 2021
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Aspiring musician but your sense of rhythm leaves something to be desired? Need some coaching? Rehearsals in adequate places? The Comunidad de  Madrid, through the METRÓNOMO, is giving FREE help to make your dream come true!

FREEZING TEMPERATURES IN OPPRESSIVE SPANISH SUMMER HEAT, IT’S ALL GREEK TO YOU?

FREEZING TEMPERATURES IN OPPRESSIVE SPANISH SUMMER HEAT, IT’S ALL GREEK TO YOU? »

4 Aug, 2021
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Freezing summer in Spain. Sounds Greek, doesn't it? It's not really Greek. It's Greeks. Griegos, a diminutive municipality in the Sierra of Albarracin, Spain's coldest town where the temperatures could -- and do -- drop to freezing point at times in midsummer. There's a refuge for you, when heatwaves elsewhere threaten to devour you, to literally chill out!

FROM THE AUGUST 2021 NEWSLETTER OF THE AMERICAN CLUB OF MADRID

FROM THE AUGUST 2021 NEWSLETTER OF THE AMERICAN CLUB OF MADRID »

2 Aug, 2021
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Letter from the Vice President - Inheritance Law in Spain for Expats -- IRS Amnesty -- Ibiza and Ibiza Produce

THE METRO GRAN VIA MAKE-OVER: An Engineering Feat and a Thing of Beauty

THE METRO GRAN VIA MAKE-OVER: An Engineering Feat and a Thing of Beauty »

30 Jul, 2021
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A 3-year €21-million project. The most modern facilities of Madrid's entire subway network. A spectacular landmark marquee of translucent glass and steel. A Metro station that empathizes with passengers. An 8-storey building underground. Respecter of cultural heritage.

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “Spain Goes to the Olympics with High Hopes but no Flag,” 18 July 1980

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “Spain Goes to the Olympics with High Hopes but no Flag,” 18 July 1980 »

27 Jul, 2021
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Although Spain won medals at the Montreal Olympics, experts are hesitant to predict the Spaniards' possibilities for success at Moscow. The Summer Games at Moscow, boycotted by many nations, may not live up to what we have come to expect from the Olympics but still the political entanglements combined with the hope the games will give to traditional underdogs should make the competition interesting.