Júzcar used to be a traditional white village situated near Malaga in Andalucía bu last summer it has been chosen by Sony Pictures as the setting for the premiere of their new film “The Smurfs 3D”. To gain more publicity Sony’s experts have come up with an innovative idea to paint the whole village blue! Now traveling in Spain you may visit almost real Smurfs settlement.
“Hotel” for plants (Hotel Para Plantas) concept is the brainchild of experiential marketing agency Ogilvy Action for the Isla Azul shopping center in Madrid. With their free full-board hotel service for plants, providing love and attention, the mall tries to attract plants owners while they are on vacations.
According to the Guinness Book of World Records the oldest restaurant in the world is Sobrino de Botin in Madrid. It has been operating continuously since 1725. Originally opened as Casa Botin by James Botin, it was inherited by his nephew Candido Remis and renamed to Sobrino de Botin (nephew of Botin). Located in the center of the capital of a European country it mentioned many times in Western Literature.