¡Alegria!’s Benchmark Articles Collection Reply

Asturias in autumn

¡Alegría! publishes its 250th article today, March 5, 2014. We’re taking advantage of this milestone to review some of our favorite stories published over the past year and a bit. They range from Spanish photo portfolios to interviews with people who have fallen for Spain in a big way, along with stories on art, gastronomy, sport and culture.

We’re also creating a new menu category, which we will update from time to time with additional articles. We’ve called it “Featured Articles,” and you will always be able to access them directly from the menu in the left column of your screen.

Here’s the list of links to our favorite ¡Alegria! articles, ordered from oldest to most recent:

Portfolio — Bill Booth Looks at Granada’s Insects with a Macro–January 19, 2013

The Isidro Villó Portfolio–Hitting the High Spots–March 22, 2013

“Salobreña Inspired Me”–An Interview with Helen McCormack–March 31, 2013

“We were amazed by just how kind everybody was…”–April 9, 2013

Portfolio–Ernesto Sofos, Adventurer and Visual Poet–April 17, 2013

The World’s Best Restaurant is Spanish–Again–April 30, 2013

Jean Dominique Dallet’s Portfolio–The People of Spain–May 6, 2013

Fascinated by Spanish Guitar Music?–May 10, 2013

Mike Randolph Discovers There’s Folks for Everything–May 22, 2013

Culture Straight from the Street–Steamroller Art in Granada–May 27, 2013

“Full Cycle” on the Camino de Santiago–Reflections on a Life–June 12, 2013

It’s About Loving Spanish Spain 1/2–June 26, 2013

Neymar, Welcome to FC Barcelona–July 29, 2013

Francisco Goya – The First Modern Artist? -1/3–September 3, 2013

Annie Sibonney Presents an Old Friend of Ours–September 9, 2013

It’s Official: The World’s Best Paella is from Santa María del Campo Rus (Cuenca)–September 18, 2013

When the Moors Ruled in Europe – History of Islam in Spain. Part 1–October 4, 2013

Slow Roasting Lamb on an Asturian Mountaintop–October 14, 2013

The Fabada Asturiana Story and Recipe–October 20, 2013

Pure Bred Spanish Horses on Show in Seville–December 7, 2013

Wild Spain with Michael Portillo – BBC Documentary–December 19,2013

“Turncoat!” I’m Guilty and Here’s How It Happened–December 26, 2013

From The Outside This Is A Derelict Cement Factory. But Go Inside And…–December 31, 2013

Wrestling Wild Horses in the Rapa das Bestas de Sabucedo, Galicia–January 13, 2014

Spanish Architects Convert Abandoned Barn into Dream Home–January 23, 2014

Munira’s European Road Trip Becomes a Life in Spanish Leather–February 5, 2014

I Belong to Dublin but Spain is Mine–February 6, 2014

Paco de Lucía, The Death of a Spanish National Monument–February 27, 2014

Wikipaella on Mission to Save Paella from Being Lost in Translation–March 4, 2014

Is your favorite ¡Alegria! piece not on this list? Just drop us an email and we’ll add it.

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