YOUR BASIC COURSE IN THE SPANISH SEMANA SANTA

YOUR BASIC COURSE IN THE SPANISH SEMANA SANTA »

24 Mar, 2021
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Holy Week, or Semana Santa, is a celebration of the Passion of Christ and the Sorrows of the Virgin Mary. It is a solemn occasion but it could actually be "glamorous" too. When's the Week in 2021? Sunday, 28 March - Sunday, 4 April.

MALAGA, THE NEW HUB OF CYBERSECURITY

MALAGA, THE NEW HUB OF CYBERSECURITY »

25 Feb, 2021
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On 11 February of this year, Google has announced that it is making Malaga the headquarters of its Cybersecurity Center of Excellence. With a global scope, this will convert the southern Spanish city into one of the most important cybersecurity hubs in Europe. Quite a welcome shot in the arm for a country whose self-confidence is badly shaken by the collapse of its powerful Tourism industry as a result of the pandemic.

A STUNNING SPANISH BEAUTY WOWS FRENCH EMPEROR & MARRIES HER

A STUNNING SPANISH BEAUTY WOWS FRENCH EMPEROR & MARRIES HER »

1 Sep, 2020
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At first the intentions of Charles Louis Napoleon (shortly to be crowned Noapoleon III) might have been less than honorable, but Eugenia, granddaughter of an American Consul, insisted that he think of her as a possible consort and not as another courtesan. Five weeks after the proclamation of the second French empire, Napoleon III proposed to Eugenia de Montijo in December of 1852, and she readily accepted becoming Empress Eugenie of France.

TRIPLE DELIGHT: FIESTAS DE EMPANADA & VIN0, AND A WITCHING ANDALUSI HOUR.  WHAT MORE COULD YOU ASK!

TRIPLE DELIGHT: FIESTAS DE EMPANADA & VIN0, AND A WITCHING ANDALUSI HOUR. WHAT MORE COULD YOU ASK! »

4 Sep, 2019
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Summer is all but over. You’d think, so are the fiestas. But wait, in bracing September the fiestas that combine folklore and gastronomy keep on going on. To name just three: the Fiesta de Empanada (Pie Festival) in A Coruña; the Embrujo Andalusi (Andalusi Bewitchment) in Malaga; and the Ferias y Fiestas de San Mateo y de la Vendimia Riojana (Fairs and Fiestas of St. Matthew and of the Grape Harvest) in La Rioja.

TORREMOLINOS TODAY

TORREMOLINOS TODAY »

1 Jul, 2018
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Torremolinos nowadays would be almost nothing if not an appealing resort with an inexhaustible source of entertainment

LOST & FOUND IN MADRID: PART III

LOST & FOUND IN MADRID: PART III »

19 Dec, 2016
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“I’m back in Madrid, the city where I found myself. The city I adore. I’m back for good”

SPAIN TODAY: Lightning Strikes the Costa Thrice; Health Coverage in Sight for Illegal Aliens; Grandma’s Hut Downed

SPAIN TODAY: Lightning Strikes the Costa Thrice; Health Coverage in Sight for Illegal Aliens; Grandma’s Hut Downed »

1 Sep, 2015
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While lucky lightning strikes Costa del Sol thrice and illegal aliens may soon go to hospital Grandma Canarias is set free but can still lose her humble abode