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5 great reasons to enjoy Spain this summer

Culture, gastronomy, security, charm,… There are many reasons why millions of foreign tourists visit our country every year. This summer you have the opportunity to re-discover them.   That Spain is a tourist superpower is no secret. During 2019, it broke its own...

The international success of Spanish series

  ‘Valeria' and 'White Lines', recently premiered on Netflix, and have joined the phenomena enjoyed by 'Elite', 'La Casa de Papel' and 'Toy Boy', which have been among the most watched series worldwide during quarantine   Thanks to the worldwide expansion of...

The pioneers of LGBTI+ rights in Spain

Our country is today a world reference in LGBTI+ rights and tolerance. A journey that began in the 1970s by thousands of courageous people who risked their lives to defend their rights and freedom   With the new century almost upon us, Spain became in 2005 the...


Spain’s contribution to sustainability

Today we celebrate Earth Day by highlighting the value of our planet and our country's role in its conservation   The coronavirus has paralyzed the world. A slowdown that, perhaps, can make us reflect on how we treat the planet that welcomes us and how countries...

Renewable energy continues to grow in Spain

After some years of relatively slow growth renewable energies are beginning to take off again in Spain. The new capacities for renewable energy that took place in 2016 and 2017, the competiveness of new technologies and the ambitious objectives of the European Union...

Spanish healthcare, once again leading world rankings

According to The Global Competitiveness Report by the World Economic Forum, Spain is the country with the best healthcare in the world, along with Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore.   Once again, Spain's healthcare is leading a world ranking. According to the annual...


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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