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Spanish fashion continues to make a mark

The two main Spanish fashion shows - the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Madrid and the 080 Barcelona Fashion - have transformed and adapted to continue offering designers the finest showcase to the world   The fashion sector is not just an industry capable of contributing...

The History of Spain in 10 monuments

It is possible to tour the main milestones in Spain’s history, thanks to its artistic and architectural jewels   Travelling to Pre-history, to Muslim Spain or even to the future is not altogether impossible. You just have to visit Spain’s villages and cities and...

7 Spanish cities that have inspired famous writers

From Washington Irving, Dan Brown, Paulo Coelho to Noah Gordon and Ken Follet, many authors have been inspired by Spain. We review some of the cities in Spain that inspired books that became bestsellers.   There have been many authors who, throughout the ages,...

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A tour of the UNESCO Geoparks in Spain

With the recent incorporation of the Maestrazgo and Granada, there are now 15 territories with a unique geological heritage recognised by UNESCO in our country. It is the second country in the world with the most geoparks, only behind China   Spain has two new...

Spanish Pride

Spain celebrates the International LGBT+ Pride Day by remembering that we are also celebrating 15 years of same-sex marriage and the enormous progress the Spanish society has made in diversity, respect and security   30 June 2005. After a long journey, the...

This Is The Real Spain is the blog of Global Spain to spread the word about the real Spain, with its strengths and challenges within and outside our borders. Readers can find these strengths divided up between our three main pillars: democracy, modernity and citizenship. Because Spain is a modern country in which its citizens are the basis for the spectacular progress made in recent decades. And the 40 years of Constitution which we recently celebrated provide us with the perfect lever to remember these successes. Find out more