A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “WHAT’S IN A NAME:  WALKING THROUGH HISTORY”, 8 JUNE 1990

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “WHAT’S IN A NAME: WALKING THROUGH HISTORY”, 8 JUNE 1990 »

17 Nov, 2019
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I still travel through the backstreets of Madrid with city plan close at hand. But at every opportunity I carry “Los Nombres de las Calles de Madrid” and let myself get lost – lost in the rich, exciting history that was, is and continue to be Madrid. The book is more than mere recited facts: it is an historical perspective of Madrid during many phases of its development, peppered with insights into tradition, customs and culture. It is a fascinating compendium of personalities, historical, mythical, religious, aristocratic and legendary figures, as well as geographical locations, trades, important battles and other well-placed events, which have all lent their names and distinction to the Spanish capital.

MADRID’S REAL JARDIN BOTANICO  WILL TURN INTO AN ENCHANTED GARDEN THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!

MADRID’S REAL JARDIN BOTANICO WILL TURN INTO AN ENCHANTED GARDEN THIS HOLIDAY SEASON! »

14 Nov, 2019
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Friends, lovers, families, and solitary promenaders will adore “Las Luces del Real Jardín Botánico – Christmas Garden.” An enchanting event in a natural landscape —  the Royal Botanical Garden, Madrid. It’s Christmas fairy tale all the way. Christmas lights and special light effects heighten the beauty of the magical spots that the Real Jardin is so rich with. The after-dark trail is 1.5 km long, lit up by countless led bulbs in their amazing sizes, shapes and colors.

YOU’RE IN MADRID AND FEELING NOSTALGIC? LET THE DJs TAKE YOU BACK TO THE 80s!

YOU’RE IN MADRID AND FEELING NOSTALGIC? LET THE DJs TAKE YOU BACK TO THE 80s! »

5 Oct, 2019
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It’s Fall and you’re feeling kind of nostalgic for some bright and wonderful past? You might want to indulge the craving, letting DJs decked out like Davie Bowie, Alaska and other local and international stars of the decade take you back to the 1980s! Join the party on Plaza Callao!

THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OPEN HOUSE: Why You Might Want to Come

THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OPEN HOUSE: Why You Might Want to Come »

25 Sep, 2019
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Founded by King Philip V in 1712 as the Palace Public Library, the National Library, as it is called today, has a rich history, apart of course from its impressive collections. No wonder it is officially the State Repository of Spain’s Cultural Memory.

AT LAST MADRID IS TAKING CLEAN AIR SERIOUSLY!

AT LAST MADRID IS TAKING CLEAN AIR SERIOUSLY! »

22 Sep, 2019
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When the pedestrianization of the iconic Puerta del Sol is done, and the ongoing remodelling of the Plaza de Canalejas is completed, the Madrileños will enjoy “one of the great urban areas that any European capital must have,” according to the Mayor of Madrid.

THE SPANISH GOVERNMENT’S CONTINGENCY PLANS ARE A PRIORITY AS BREXIT APPROACHES

THE SPANISH GOVERNMENT’S CONTINGENCY PLANS ARE A PRIORITY AS BREXIT APPROACHES »

15 Sep, 2019
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The Acting Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Reyes Maroto, held several working meetings in London to evaluate and strengthen the contingency plans of the Government of Spain in the event of a no-deal withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. “Strengthening contingency plans before Brexit is a government priority,” she says.

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!

KICK THE BALL BUT PLEASE DON’T CHOP DOWN THE TREES!

KICK THE BALL BUT PLEASE DON’T CHOP DOWN THE TREES! »

20 Aug, 2019
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The massive felling of trees constitutes a very serious infringement of the Law 8/2005 for the Protection and Promotion of Urban