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Happy 19th birthday, andalucia.com!

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

[caption id="attachment_16351" align="aligncenter" width="515" caption="Andalucia.com is 19 years old!"][/caption] On Friday 17  April Andalucia.com celebrates its 19th birthday - the website was founded by Chris Chaplow on 17 April 1996. Andalucia has established itself as the leading website about the region, with visitor statistics which have grown exponentially, as southern Spain is a ...

3rd Edition of Foro La Zagaleta: “The Brand of the 21st Century”

Monday, June 9th, 2014

GUEST POST BY SOPHIE CAREFULL [caption id="attachment_14037" align="aligncenter" width="515" caption="The team behind a very successful Foro La Zagaleta 2014, the luxury brand forum held in Marbella."] [/caption] Last Friday 6 June, for the third year, some of the biggest names in the international business world came together at the Marbella Conference Centre ...

New app for Seville

Friday, February 7th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_13141" align="aligncenter" width="320" caption="Contents list for the new Seville app."] [/caption] A large majority of people have smart phones these days, and apps have become part of our everyday lives, especially for finding out information when travelling. So if you're planning a trip to Seville, you'll be pleased to read ...

‘Bang & Olufsen by the Sea’ Event

Friday, May 17th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_10786" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Tiny patisserie treats for high tea"] [/caption] GUEST POST: MORWENNA FRANCIS Last night Andalucia.com had the pleasure of attending Bang & Olufsen by the Sea, a "champagne afternoon and high tea party" held at La Cabane Beach Club in Marbella. The event was to celebrate the product world ...

“Embracing the world”: ICANN in Beijing – the biggest turnout ever

Monday, April 8th, 2013

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="CEO of ICANN, Fadi Chehadé, opens the 46th Public Meeting in Beijing"][/caption] ICANN Engagement Center to Open In Beijing; 46th Public Meeting in Beijing is Largest Ever ICANN President and Chief Executive Officer Fadi Chehadé announced today that the organization will open its first new global engagement ...

TEDx Marbella: a surefire success

Monday, March 11th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_10032" align="aligncenter" width="550" caption="Members of the andalucia.com team at TEDx Marbella"] [/caption] GUEST BLOG: by CHRIS CHAPLOW Photos by Fredy Torra and Michelle Chaplow I don’t remember how I first heard about TED, the movement which brings together eminent speakers with ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’, about five years ago - perhaps I just ...

An independently-organised TEDx event in Marbella next month, featuring Michelle Chaplow

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_9672" align="aligncenter" width="568" caption="TEDx offers a day of inspiring speakers, including andalucia.com's own Michelle Chaplow, bringing together innovative and creative ideas."][/caption] If you've heard of TEDx, you'll know this is exciting news. If you haven't, then here's the lowdown. TED is a non-profit organisation devoted to "Ideas Worth Spreading"; it started ...

Light show extraordinaire in Sevilla

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Last Christmas, the Ayuntamiento (city council) of Seville put on a light show, where fast-moving images are projected onto the back wall of its main building, in Plaza Nueva. The facade facing Plaza San Francisco comes alive with ships, the solar system, books and toys - and, of course, the ...

Foro La Zagaleta, Marbella: luxury brands examined

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

[caption id="attachment_6621" align="aligncenter" width="575" caption="Fashion round table with Ángel Asensio, David Delfín, José Víctor Rodríguez Caro and José Luis Medina del Corral - better known as Seville-based design duo, Victorio & Lucchino."][/caption] GUEST POST: CHRIS CHAPLOW In these challenging economic times it is difficult to imagine anybody being brave enough to ...

A new way of working

Monday, May 21st, 2012

[caption id="attachment_6381" align="aligncenter" width="570" caption="The monthly workINcompany get-together is called a "Jelly"."][/caption] A few weeks ago I went to an event called a "Jelly". No, it wasn't anything to do with food, or kids, or indeed kids' food - it was a get-together of self-employed people to introduce a new workspace ...