Spain’s Christmas Lottery has locals (and tourists) reaching for their wallets

The lottery is a tax on those who don’t understand mathematics. Or at least so they say. And there is no greater demonstration of this quote than the

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A History of Romantic Love – from Exodus to OnlyFans

In 333 BC, Alexander the Great defeated the Persian Darius III at the Battle of Issus. In the chaos of the battle, Darius fled in his chariot. The

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Freedom from Social Media – block your apps and enjoy your life

Is social media hacking your brain? It’s certainly hacking mine. No, I haven’t watched The Social Dilemma, that documentary everybody’s been talking about. But it’s been clear for

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God’s Socialist: Jim Jones on the Martyrmade podcast

I recently listened to the God’s Socialist series on a podcast called Martyrmade. The podcast is by a gentleman named Darryl Cooper, who, from what I’ve gleaned, is

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Back on the Ranch – Mr Chorizo’s humble origins in the Sonoran Wasteland

Most of my first memories are bad… Searching for a favorite stuffed animal I’d lost. Watching my dog get run over when I was about 6.  (Sorry, Bull.

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Do gingers have souls? All your questions about gingers, answered!

I know you’ve wondered about it many times… Do gingers have souls? Well, now’s your chance to find out. ‘Cause I’ll be answering all your big questions about

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Culture shock in Spain – 6 things that drive foreigners crazy

Have you felt culture shock in Spain? I sure have… though it’s been a while. Once you’ve been around for several years, you might still be annoyed by

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Madrid’s San Isidro festival is no match for parties around Spain

I’ve got news for you.  Hold on to your seats. Ready? Madrid’s annual San Isidro festival is once again upon us. And that means it’s time to hit

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Spain’s Controversial Fiesta – how I learned to love bullfighting

Ladies and gentlemen, I have a confession to make: I like bullfighting. I like the colors. The choreography. The ritual. The tradition. The whole wild spectacle.  (Cue the

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Madrid in Love: Readers respond to “Dating a Spanish Girl”

I love the internet. The other day I published my instant classic Dating a Spanish Girl: 7 things you should know. And while I was expecting (and got)

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