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Lavapies trip

Demystifying Lavapies

There´s always more than meets the eye. Whether as visitor, guests or locals we will miss these things if we don’t make an effort to see and pay attention. IFG tours provide tools that allow us to do just that. Lavapies is now the trendiest neighborhood in Madrid. As one of the oldest, it has […]


IFG Update: October 19th

I think that what I have been truly searching for as a person, as a writer, as a thinker, as a daughter, is freedom. That is my mission. A sense of liberty, the liberty that comes not only from self-awareness but also from letting go of many things. Many things that weigh us down. — […]


IFG UPDATE: October 12th

Quotes of the week Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it. — Hannah Arendt If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships – the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace. — Franklin D. Roosevelt Meaning and relationships. […]


IFG Update: October 5th

Quote of the week The ache for home lives in all of us. The safe place where we can go as we are and not questioned. ― Maya Angelou, All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes Now that you’ve started getting comfortable it might be a great opportunity to take a quick look back and at […]



This past Sunday IFG took it´s first foray into Madrid with a visit to the Matadero and Afroconciencia. It was a fantastic opportunity to learn some of the fascinating history of a lesser known neighborhood, the transformations that neighborhoods is experiencing and how they’re dealing with it as well as to see the ways in […]


IFG Update: September 28th

Quote of the week So, never be afraid. Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion, against injustice and lying and greed. If you, not just you in this room tonight, but in all the thousands of other rooms like this one about the world today and tomorrow and next […]


IFG UPDATE: September 21st

All Student IFG Last week we explored what it means to live compassionately. We discussed compassion as extending your hearts beyond our concerns to others. We then examined how the way we normally conceptualize our identities impacts how we see and interact with the world. Students practiced In his 2005 graduation speech,“This is Water, David […]