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SPAIN IS GEARING UP FOR EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK, 16 — 22 SEPTEMBER!

SPAIN IS GEARING UP FOR EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK, 16 — 22 SEPTEMBER! »

9 Sep, 2019
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The fast approaching European Mobility Week is spotlighting safe walking and cycling as a means of clean and sustainable transport. Join the campaign!

THE WORLD’S BEST COUNTRY TO VISIT IS NONE OTHER THAN SPAIN, SO SAYS THE WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM!

THE WORLD’S BEST COUNTRY TO VISIT IS NONE OTHER THAN SPAIN, SO SAYS THE WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM! »

8 Sep, 2019
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WEF: “The popularity of Spain, which has claimed the top spot in the Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index since 2015, is bolstered by a world-class ranking in natural and cultural resources – from its vibrant cities to sunny beaches, and a diverse cultural programme that spans medieval festivals to contemporary art. Infrastructure is another important measure of a country’s travel competitiveness, and on these criteria Spain rates highly.”

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “GO FLY A KITE!”, 21 JULY 1978

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “GO FLY A KITE!”, 21 JULY 1978 »

7 Sep, 2019
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A witty and incisive look into the innovations in art today — that is, in the 1970s. After a savvy’s critique, the author concludes: ” Often, the work [of an artist] can only be supported by institutions or museums, and there is literally nothing to sell, but that seldom happens. More often than not, some manner is contrived in order to get the product or by-product into the hands of the consumer. Idealism can only go so far. I mean, anyone who digs holes or flies kites had to eat also. Be an artist, go fly a kite!”

FACTSHEET ABOUT THE ISLAND TRUMP COVETED

FACTSHEET ABOUT THE ISLAND TRUMP COVETED »

4 Sep, 2019
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Sermiligaaq settlement near the Sermilik Fjord

 

 

 GREENLAND FACTSHEET

1. GREENLAND (Kalaallit Nunaat in Greenlandic; Grønland in Danish):

NASA: Landsat Illustrates Five Decades of Change to Greenland Glaciers

NASA: Landsat Illustrates Five Decades of Change to Greenland Glaciers »

4 Sep, 2019
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Unusually warm air temperatures this summer have caused record melt across Greenland. Approximately 90 percent of the surface of Greenland’s ice sheet melted at some point between July 30 and Aug. 2, during which time an estimated 55 billion tons of ice melted into the ocean, according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center.

TRIPLE DELIGHT: FIESTAS DE EMPANADA & VIN0, AND A WITCHING ANDALUSI HOUR.  WHAT MORE COULD YOU ASK!

TRIPLE DELIGHT: FIESTAS DE EMPANADA & VIN0, AND A WITCHING ANDALUSI HOUR. WHAT MORE COULD YOU ASK! »

4 Sep, 2019
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Summer is all but over. You’d think, so are the fiestas. But wait, in bracing September the fiestas that combine folklore and gastronomy keep on going on. To name just three: the Fiesta de Empanada (Pie Festival) in A Coruña; the Embrujo Andalusi (Andalusi Bewitchment) in Malaga; and the Ferias y Fiestas de San Mateo y de la Vendimia Riojana (Fairs and Fiestas of St. Matthew and of the Grape Harvest) in La Rioja.

A SECOND OPINION: BREATHE — How many Rainforests are there left in the World? Fewer and fewer…

A SECOND OPINION: BREATHE — How many Rainforests are there left in the World? Fewer and fewer… »

31 Aug, 2019
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In Brazil it almost seems that forests are being cleared for ranching and other purposes. Forests are a pain in the neck to people who see nothing but profit and progress. But forests fill a basic need for human life: O2. We breathe because of the oxygen produced by trees and plant life and especially the rainforests of the world. Bolsonaro may just have to deal with the world on the issue of the wildfires in the Amazon.

FOLKS ARE BACK FROM SUMMER VACATION! AMERICAN CLUB ANNOUNCES ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

FOLKS ARE BACK FROM SUMMER VACATION! AMERICAN CLUB ANNOUNCES ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING »

31 Aug, 2019
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Date:  September 10, 2019. Time:   First call to order 5:00 pm; Second call to order 6:00 pm. Place:    Hotel Intercontinental, 49 Paseo de la Castellana, Madrid

PEOPLE: CR7 & GEORGINA — HAS THE SPANISH CINDERELLA MARRIED FOOTBALLER PRINCE CHARMING?

PEOPLE: CR7 & GEORGINA — HAS THE SPANISH CINDERELLA MARRIED FOOTBALLER PRINCE CHARMING? »

28 Aug, 2019
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Star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo and his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez may have tied the knot secretly and their – but especially his – fans are all atwitter! What brought the news on was an image of Georgina watching the film Snowhite and the Seven Dwarfs and saying: “Waiting for my husband. Saturday night.”

EMBASSY ROW: THE ITALIAN EMBASSY IN MADRID ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIPS AT THE LEGENDARY LA SCALA DE MILAN

EMBASSY ROW: THE ITALIAN EMBASSY IN MADRID ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIPS AT THE LEGENDARY LA SCALA DE MILAN »

25 Aug, 2019
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Hurry, the period of application for the scholarships is about now!