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 ISLAND HOPPING IN THE TIME OF COVID

 ISLAND HOPPING IN THE TIME OF COVID »

17 Sep, 2021
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The Guidepost Galloping Gourmets were getting restless. Summer was waning and the travel possibilities were ever slimmer as Covid variants reared their ugly heads. "Delta, Smelta," I said, " enough worrying about variants. Let's go Island hopping." Just as the crew scrambled to find passports, I told them all they needed was their metro pass.

FERIA DEL LIBRO DE MADRID, YOUR REENCUENTRO MÁGICO WITH BOOKS, 10 – 26 September 2021

FERIA DEL LIBRO DE MADRID, YOUR REENCUENTRO MÁGICO WITH BOOKS, 10 – 26 September 2021 »

8 Sep, 2021
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A Fair whose poster tells what it is: "a call to a past replete with tradition, a present full of action, and a future of hope." A reencuentro mágico with BOOKS, that's what the Feria del Libro in the nation's capital is about!

MADRID CITY COUNCIL JEWELRY AUCTION,  29  AUGUST- 15 SEPTEMBER 2021. BID NOW!

MADRID CITY COUNCIL JEWELRY AUCTION, 29 AUGUST- 15 SEPTEMBER 2021. BID NOW! »

30 Aug, 2021
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On the block: jewelry and imitation jewelry grouped into more than 200 lots from the Lost&Found Offices of the Madrid City Council

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.

TOKYO OLYMPICS, A BEACON OF LIGHT OR A SUICIDE MISSION?

TOKYO OLYMPICS, A BEACON OF LIGHT OR A SUICIDE MISSION? »

20 Jul, 2021
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At the height of the pandemic, on 2 March 2020, the Tokyo Organizing Committee had confirmed that preparations for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics were "continuing as planned". The IOC did the same. But the widespread sentiment was that Tokyo 2020 should be postponed if not entirely canceled. Today, not even a no-spectator restriction would appease those who don't want the Olympics this summer. COVID-19 has made Tokyo 2020 historic even before it could begin.

“FARRUQUITO Y AMIGOS” IN THE TEATRO REAL

“FARRUQUITO Y AMIGOS” IN THE TEATRO REAL »

4 Jul, 2021
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On July 9th, the purest Flamenco will resound in the halls of the Teatro Real with the presentation of “FARRUQUITO Y AMIGOS”, when three generations of the FARRUCA family will appear on El Real's hallowed stage. Says Farruquito: “I want to share with the audience the basic essence of my flamenco, which is a fusion of improvisation and choreography, two concepts I learned at an early age.” The dancer confesses to barely sleeping or eating for the past two weeks, awaiting the auspicious occasion of his presentation for the very first time in the Teatro Real!

ANOTHER WAY FILM FESTIVAL: HERE’S YOUR CHANCE TO BE A MOVIE PRODUCER, DIRECTOR OR SCRIPTWRITER, OR ALL OF THE ABOVE!

ANOTHER WAY FILM FESTIVAL: HERE’S YOUR CHANCE TO BE A MOVIE PRODUCER, DIRECTOR OR SCRIPTWRITER, OR ALL OF THE ABOVE! »

30 Jun, 2021
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Maybe you’ve got great stuff in your drawer. If it needs polishing up, do it quick and submit it to AWFF. Who knows? Someone out there is a Pedro Almodovar in the making. It could be you!

MADRID LAUNCHES A NEW INTERNATIONAL TOURISM CAMPAIGN

MADRID LAUNCHES A NEW INTERNATIONAL TOURISM CAMPAIGN »

15 Jun, 2021
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In its latest endeavour to inspire future visitors to the city, the Madrid City Council’s Tourism Department has launched a new international tourism campaign to promote the image of the capital. The target is the city’s main strategic markets and the aim is to secure Madrid’s position as a world-leading urban destination.

SAN ISIDRO 2021, WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU

SAN ISIDRO 2021, WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU »

11 May, 2021
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San Isidro festivities are under way! Get into the spirit of things. Join!

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “Sevilla: A Must in Spring,” 13 April 1984 (Part 2)

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “Sevilla: A Must in Spring,” 13 April 1984 (Part 2) »

6 May, 2021
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“Quien no ha visto Sevilla, no ha visto maravilla” (He who hasn’t seen Seville, hasn’t seen a wonder), and truer words were never spoken