Barcelona was all set to host the Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest mobile show. And then – wham! – the killer coronavirus broke out from the confines of Wuhan, China and the major exhibitors pulled out over fears of contagion. After this, there was nothing left for the organizers to do but to ring down the curtain even before the sensational tech show began.
It used to be that much as one wanted to travel on the high speed AVE (Spanish High Speed train), with speeds of up to 310 Km/193 mi., one just had to forego the luxury because the prices were – and still are – prohibitive for some pockets. But now, out of the blue, you could go to Madrid from Barcelona, and vice versa, for a stupefying €5! Or €10 if you missed the promo.
EGYPTIAN ACTOR MOHAMED ALY AND EGYPTOLOGIST HAMDI ZAKI HOLD A PRESS CONERENCE AT THE TEMPLE OF DEBOD IN MADRID »
Aly presented his project for creating a unique cultural center with the purpose of establishing a special link between Europe and Africa, in San Adrian de Besós, Barcelona. The presentation took place at the best Egyptian scenario Spain has to offer, the Temple of Debod.
Barcelona may have an abundance of fine architecture and offers a good deal of artistic pleasures to everyone and anyone. But it lacks that warm home feel that one gets in Madrid. That sense of having arrived at a place where one belongs
Dear Mr. Kino Heinze, You can keep Madrid to yourself. I’ll have Barcelona, home if not the very birthplace of all that‘s great in contemporary Spanish culture
The Basilica and Expiatory Church of the Holy Family, better known as the Sagrada Familia, Barcelona: “The inside was so surprisingly
The world's largest mobile event is being held in Barcelona these days, 25 - 28 Febraury 2019! Mobile World Congress (MWC) is the world's largest exhibition for the mobile industry, and incorporates a thought-leadership conference featuring prominent executives representing global mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology providers, vendors, and content owners. MWC Barcelona 2019 expects attendance to surpass 100,000 people from more than 200 countries across the globe.
I don't know who first coined the phrase "La Movida Madrilena" but I know from my own experience that it was a real phenomenon in the city of Madrid. If the young are allowed to have their own voice, they will create new cultural phenomenons continuously.
Uber has become a sensational platform to many ordinary, business, and celebrity people. It has created a fundamental possibility for anyone to get to their destination at the press of a button, cash not necessary. It also provides a stiff competition for taxis. And that's the trouble, at least for the cab drivers who went on strike in Barcelona (later in Madrid). But how about the Uber users?
JOSE ANDRES, HUMANITARIAN CHEF, CANDIDATE FOR THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE, & GUIDEPOST’S 2018 PERSON OF CHOICE — Part 1: The Intrepid Entrepreneur »
JOSE ANDRES, HUMANITARIAN CHEF, CANDIDATE FOR THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE & GUIDEPOST’S 2018 PERSON OF CHOICE Part 1: The Intrepid