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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.

WHO WOULD KIDS RATHER HAVE, SANTA OR THE MAGI?

WHO WOULD KIDS RATHER HAVE, SANTA OR THE MAGI? »

6 Jan, 2019
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Chances are that Spanish children would have both The Magi and Santa!  Think about it, two bountiful bearers of gifts instead of just one, from the East and from the West, and the Royals coming right on the jovial heels of Ho Ho Ho!

SPANIARDS ARE SPENDING MORE ON TOURISM. GOOD NEWS, SAYS STATE SECRETARY OF TOURISM

SPANIARDS ARE SPENDING MORE ON TOURISM. GOOD NEWS, SAYS STATE SECRETARY OF TOURISM »

29 Dec, 2018
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"A sure sign of the economic recovery of our country and of the resilience of the tourism sector"

THE MERCANTILE TRUTH BEHIND THE “LUCKY 12 GRAPES” OF THE NEW YEAR IN SPAIN

THE MERCANTILE TRUTH BEHIND THE “LUCKY 12 GRAPES” OF THE NEW YEAR IN SPAIN »

29 Dec, 2018
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In 1909 the Spanish winegrowers had such a bountiful harvest there was an excess of supply over demand. They had to think of a way to dispose of the surplus. They told the people eating a grape with each stroke of the clock toward the magic hour will bring prosperity throughout the new year. If, on the other hand, you don't join the ritual, you're cursed.That sent people scrambling to buy the grapes!

A Second Opinion: Biking in Madrid!

A Second Opinion: Biking in Madrid! »

28 Dec, 2018
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Biking in Madrid is so much fun. Besides, it is less of a challenge than biking in, say, the writer's hometown in the States! Find out why!

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.

ENTERTAINMENT IN NEW YORK EN ESPAÑOL

ENTERTAINMENT IN NEW YORK EN ESPAÑOL »

4 Dec, 2018
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The 2017 - 2018 season of Spanish language entertainment in New York was superb. Read on!

AFTER WINNING THE KARATE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SPAIN IS NOW EYEING OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL VIA SANDRA SANCHEZ

AFTER WINNING THE KARATE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SPAIN IS NOW EYEING OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL VIA SANDRA SANCHEZ »

2 Dec, 2018
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What’s making Spain so excited is the vision of an Olympic gold medal less than two years from now. Spain thinks Sandra Sanchez’s winning the Karate World Championship this year will make Spain’s winning the Olympi gold that much surer, what with morale running high and the skill that the Spanish karateka keeps on piling up over time

EIGHT FOODS TO TRY ON YOUR NEXT TRIP TO MOROCCO

EIGHT FOODS TO TRY ON YOUR NEXT TRIP TO MOROCCO »

26 Nov, 2018
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I will be the first one to admit that I am not a very adventurous eater. However, during my short stay in Morocco with a Moroccan family, I was taken on a culinary journey and encouraged to try so many new and traditional dishes that I never would have experienced had I been on my own. Here are my personal recommendations on eight foods you have to sample on your next visit to Morocco.  Be adventurous and try the amazing things the country has to offer!

A Second Opinion: The New US Embassy in Jerusalem

A Second Opinion: The New US Embassy in Jerusalem »

22 Nov, 2018
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The US Embassy in Jerusalem distances it from other allies who have kept their embassies in Tel Aviv, a more modern and secured city. But Jerusalem has historically been the center of the three great religions that share their roots in the Holy Land: Muslim, Christianity, and Judaism. From the Old Testament to the New, and even in the Koran, Jerusalem still is a bright spot in the dark tragedies of the day