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!

STATESIDE STORIES: TRUMP TOUSLING MELANIA’S HAIR AND VICE-VERSA!

STATESIDE STORIES: TRUMP TOUSLING MELANIA’S HAIR AND VICE-VERSA! »

28 Dec, 2018
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Maybe a little hair tousling might ease some very apparent tensions amongst the upper crust!

HOLIDAY SEASON AT THE TEATRO REAL

HOLIDAY SEASON AT THE TEATRO REAL »

4 Dec, 2017
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By Guidepost & Jazmin Moore

 

The Teatro Real, known simply as El Real, is Madrid’s most treasured Opera House. Because

BEST WISHES FOR THE NEW YEAR !

BEST WISHES FOR THE NEW YEAR ! »

1 Jan, 2017
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Cheers !

STATESIDE STORIES: Bring On the New Year!

STATESIDE STORIES: Bring On the New Year! »

31 Dec, 2014
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Take a new broom and sweep the old year out the door. Bang pots at the stroke of midnight to herald in the new!

EDITOR’S BLOG: Tio Pepe is Back!

EDITOR’S BLOG: Tio Pepe is Back! »

10 May, 2014
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The sight of Tio Pepe back in all his Andalusian garbo brought a lump to many throats

IN A FIT OF POSITIVE THINKING SPAIN CELEBRATES DUBAI’S NEW YEAR WORLD RECORD

IN A FIT OF POSITIVE THINKING SPAIN CELEBRATES DUBAI’S NEW YEAR WORLD RECORD »

2 Jan, 2014
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The blogger tries positive thinking in place of lament as he takes stock of Spain’s chances of recovery during the New Year celebrations.

ENTERTAINING: Holidays 2013-2014

ENTERTAINING: Holidays 2013-2014 »

23 Dec, 2013
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How to’s: Ferrero Rocher Copycat Recipe, Cream Strawberry Santas, Mini Christmas Trees, Chocolate Walnut Fudge, Glitter Nails, Paper Star, Lemon Candles