Monthly Archives: February 2011

Circulo de Bellas Artes for GREAT Madrid Skyline Views

The other day I went to the rooftop terrace of the Circulo de Bellas Artes in Madrid. It was my first time and couldn’t believe I had yet to discover it. Sure, I’d been to the lower level Café & … Continue reading

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El Pais English Edition

Recently I saw a “tweet” from El País notifying the public that their new English Edition was now online. El País is Spain’s largest circulation newspaper and represents the barely-left-of-center political segment of society whereas the ABC Spanish paper represents … Continue reading

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Fake Spanish Saffron: Buyer Beware

According to THIS El País Newspaper article, posted a couple days ago in their NEW El País In English edition, the vast majority of exported saffron labeled as “Made in Spain” IS NOT, in fact, made in Spain. The article … Continue reading

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Recycling Fail or Identity Theft?

Did your dad ever jokingly yell at you through the bathroom door, “Don’t fall in!“? But seriously, folks, are we recycling humans now, too?? Check out the “legged” paper recycling bin above as seen this afternoon on the streets of … Continue reading

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