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SPAIN IS NUMBER 1 TOURIST DESTINATION!

SPAIN IS NUMBER 1 TOURIST DESTINATION! »

7 Feb, 2024
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In 2023, Spain was visited by 85.1 million international tourists. This record smasher makes the legendary land of the Man of La Mancha the world’s top tourist destination. Moreover, Spain hold the highest score in Statista's Travel and Tourism Development Index. France, the perennial Number One, is expected to slide down to second place, attracting an estimated 79 million to 85 million foreign visitors. Sangria anyone?

A SECOND OPINION: Thanksgiving Thoughts

A SECOND OPINION: Thanksgiving Thoughts »

18 Nov, 2023
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May your Thanksgiving be blessed with food and fun, and may you remember those who live without.

PUNK AIN’T DEFUNCT

PUNK AIN’T DEFUNCT »

29 Sep, 2023
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From the pop-up Eighties parties to the production of Good Vibrations, a punk rock musical in Hell's Kitchen, it appears punk is alive and well albeit gentrified. Guidepost sent its original Punk Rockers, the Gut-Wrenching Gourmets, to check out the punk scene. Read their vivid and fast-moving fun report!

A SECOND OPINION: No Rodeo and a Trip to the Sea

A SECOND OPINION: No Rodeo and a Trip to the Sea »

12 Sep, 2023
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I’ll be giving the Pendleton Round-up Rodeo and Wild West Parade a miss this year. Leaving the dry hills of Pendleton behind, I’ll be heading for Portland to have fun with all the family I have left for the first time in a long time. So if you don’t hear from me for a couple of weeks you’ll know why.

Stateside Stories: Biden Proposes Compensation Plan for Airline Passengers

Stateside Stories: Biden Proposes Compensation Plan for Airline Passengers »

13 May, 2023
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U.S. President Biden: “I know how frustrated many of you are with the service you get from US airlines, especially after you, the American taxpayer, stepped up in 2020…to provide nearly 50 billion in assistance to keep the airline industry and its employees afloat. You deserve to be fully compensated.”

FASCINATING BULGARIA: WAITING TO BE DISCOVERED

FASCINATING BULGARIA: WAITING TO BE DISCOVERED »

6 May, 2023
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It is a good idea to stray off the beaten path and follow a route less traveled but no less fascinating. An endeavor that falls well within the propitious motto "More Spain in Bulgaria and more Bulgaria in Spain."

FROM FLAMBOYANT TO FLAMBÉ: A Trip to the MAD Museum, Beyond and Below

FROM FLAMBOYANT TO FLAMBÉ: A Trip to the MAD Museum, Beyond and Below »

15 Jan, 2023
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"The costumes in the Machine Dazzle Exhibition reflect Matthew Flower's eclectic careers, and then some. Should I mention it's over the top? Joyfully excessive says it better. If Coco Chanel advised clients to take one thing off before leaving, Machine Dazzle would advise putting on the kitchen sink before leaving."

THE FREE EUROPEAN HEALTH INSURANCE CARDS: TRAVEL WITHOUT CARE! 

THE FREE EUROPEAN HEALTH INSURANCE CARDS: TRAVEL WITHOUT CARE!  »

26 Aug, 2022
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Summer is coming to an end. But travel and tourism remain uppermost in the minds of Europeans whose wanderlust seems insatiable after the lockdowns of the pandemic. A card in time saves nine hassles during vacations beyond national borders. Therefore, Spaniards and their European brethren had better be aware that there’s such a thing as the European Health Insurance Card which entitles travelers to public health assistance in the country they’re visiting. Get full info if you don't have it already!

HOW TO HAVE A HEALTHY COST-FREE TRAVEL: “GET AN EHI CARD,” SAYS EU

HOW TO HAVE A HEALTHY COST-FREE TRAVEL: “GET AN EHI CARD,” SAYS EU »

25 Aug, 2022
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The EHIC, available free of charge, confirms that a person is entitled to receive medical treatment that becomes necessary on a temporary stay abroad from the host country's public healthcare system on the same terms and at the same cost as nationals of that country. The card is issued for free by their national health insurance provider in the home country.

DON QUIXOTE TACKLES THE WINDMILLS OF JAPAN–WITH MUCH SUCCESS!

DON QUIXOTE TACKLES THE WINDMILLS OF JAPAN–WITH MUCH SUCCESS! »

21 Aug, 2022
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Spain-Japan relationship is not particularly close as to warrant a shrine to Spanish history, culture and tradition on Japanese soil. There lies the enigma of the Parque España--Shima Spain Village in the Mie Prefecture, a sprawling fun shrine that has been attracting local tourists for three decades now. A Land of Don Quixote that smacks delightfully of genuineness.