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?

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.

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: The Spanish Scene, Spain’s Massiel Wins Eurovision Song Contest, 12 April 1968

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: The Spanish Scene, Spain’s Massiel Wins Eurovision Song Contest, 12 April 1968 »

5 Jun, 2022
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The Spanish song entry "La, La, La" took top honors in the 13th edition of the continent-wide Eurovision Song Contest held in London last week. Twenty-year-old pop singer Massiel belted it out with enough energy to squeak through with a one-point victory over the English song "Congratulations" sung by Cliff Richards. It was Spain's first Eurovision triumph. When the results were announced, Massiel lit up like a Christmas tree in her sparkling mini-skirt outfit and launched into a real knock-out version of the tune.

POST-BREXIT: HOW BRITS MAY CONTINUE TO RESIDE IN SPAIN

POST-BREXIT: HOW BRITS MAY CONTINUE TO RESIDE IN SPAIN »

24 Jan, 2021
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Attn. Brits in Spain! UK nationals who lived in Spain before 31 December 2020 must secure their right of residence. Now! If you are struggling with your residency and need support, contact the UKNSF organisation in your area to maintain your rights. For details, read on!

COVID-19 VACCINES:  THE WORLD IS EXCITED!

COVID-19 VACCINES:  THE WORLD IS EXCITED! »

4 Dec, 2020
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Suddenly there is a light at the end of the long, dark, scary tunnel – and it isn’t a flickering light either. It is bright and will probably get brighter in the days to come. You could almost hear the world breathe a sigh of relief. But at the same time, there’s some understandable reticence to embrace it with no questions asked. It is the fear of the still-unkown that’s making people hold back, though the scientific community is quite upbeat about them, about the coronavirus vaccines. The CDC answers the questions that plague you so you could have the right idea and make the right decisions about the vaccines.

BREXIT SERIES: (1) What Now?

BREXIT SERIES: (1) What Now? »

5 Feb, 2020
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The EU has lost the UK. Or, put differently, the UK has lost the EU. Put it any way you like. It hardly matters now, does it? Actually, not everything is final. There’s a transition period that will last until the end of 2020 in which the UK and EU will negotiate additional arrangements. . .

BREXIT SERIES: (2) “A New Dawn for Europe,” Joint op-ed by President von der Leyen, President Michel and President Sassoli

BREXIT SERIES: (2) “A New Dawn for Europe,” Joint op-ed by President von der Leyen, President Michel and President Sassoli »

5 Feb, 2020
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As the night draws in this evening, the sun will set on more than 45 years of the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union. Today will inevitably be a day of reflection and mixed emotions. These emotions reflect our fondness for the United Kingdom. At the same time, we need to look to the future and build a new partnership between enduring friends.

BREXIT SERIES: (3) THE DAY OF BROKEN DREAMS

BREXIT SERIES: (3) THE DAY OF BROKEN DREAMS »

5 Feb, 2020
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The European integration, as we know it today – i.e., the EU – is responsible for the unprecedented economic prosperity in Europe. Moreover, during all this time no European major power has gone and waged a war, giving rise to the longest reign of peace in over 2000 years of European history. Perversely, as if to reward the Brits for Brexit, US President Donald Trump has dangled a “massive” trade deal in front of them.

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.