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Pelé: Messi, Not Ronaldo, Is 'Best In The World'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.22.2015 | Sports

The world may never reach a consensus on who’s the better soccer player: Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo. But for soccer legend Pelé, the answer ...

6 Dream Retirement Destinations In Europe, Now On Sale

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 03.07.2015 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

If Europe is your fantasy, this is the opportunity of your lifetime. Right now, thanks to a weak euro and a surging U.S. dollar, you have more options for realizing your dreams of a new life in the Old World than in a decade or longer.

The 2016 Volvo XC 90 Takes Catalonia, Spain

Rita Cook | Posted 03.07.2015 | Travel
Rita Cook

Recently I found that driving the 2016 Volvo XC90 in Spain was the perfect combination. The Volvo folks brought us in to test the car in an area just outside of Barcelona where countryside met with beach and the roads were easy to navigate particularly in this snazzy set of wheels.

Not Your Average Abroad Album

Andrew Brummer | Posted 05.05.2015 | College
Andrew Brummer

I'm not sure how exactly I came up with this idea for a video, but I wanted to make something so I could remember the experience that went beyond just a photo album of pictures from my iPhone.

8 Best Chain Hotels You've (Probably) Never Heard of -- But Will Love

Oyster | Posted 05.03.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Chain hotels often get a bad rap. Admittedly, some of them, with uninspired beige decor, industrial carpeting, and airline-quality breakfasts, have earned it. But they're not all that way.

7 Tips for Networking Your Way to Success

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 04.29.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

This is blog post was written by a friend of the Intern Queen Network, Ariel Kendall, a 2011 graduate of the University of St. Thomas. Before embar...

Our Little Walk Through the Fear Pile

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 04.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Know that the answer to "what's the worst that can happen?" doesn't have to come with a scary imaginative monster story. Go rational. Save your creative juices for later.

10 Most Beautiful Fountains in the World

See.Place | Posted 04.06.2015 | Travel
See.Place

Fountains were originally purely functional, connected to springs or aqueducts and used to provide drinking water and water for bathing and washing to the residents of cities, towns and villages.

How Riding the Metro in a Foreign Country Taught Me to Appreciate Humanity

Nora Turriago | Posted 03.02.2015 | College
Nora Turriago

For someone who has lived in a small town all her life, the public transportation of Barcelona--specifically the metro system -- at first seemed to represent the glamour and sophistication this cosmopolitan city had to offer.

Driving the Audi S5 Cabriolet in Gaudi's Spain

Rita Cook | Posted 02.18.2015 | Travel
Rita Cook

I think, well, I want to be free to explore the city at my own pace so what vehicle in my mind matches up to a freewheeling trip that matches Gaudi's. Okay, well what comes to mind is the ultra sexy 2015 Audi S5 Cabriolet a little car just looking for some action.

When Stupid, Ugly Numbers Freak You Out

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 02.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

So I got my credit card statement yesterday. Immediately my heartbeat picked up speed. After all, my spending has been a bit... shall we say... activ...

Man Seriously Mauled By Lions At Zoo

AP | Posted 12.09.2014 | World

MADRID (AP) — Officials in Spain say a man has been rescued from the lions' enclosure at Barcelona Zoo after being seriously mauled by three lions. ...

Learning to Let Go: Love Lessons From a Nomad

Jennifer Nagy | Posted 02.03.2015 | Women
Jennifer Nagy

I'm still relatively new to the world of travel dating so my heart has not yet hardened to the understanding that some things just can't last... no matter how absolutely amazing the connection is and how much you really want to be with the person beyond the vacation.

15 Masterpieces That Make Barcelona Feel Like One Big Modern Art Museum

Katerina Rosen | Posted 02.01.2015 | Arts
Katerina Rosen

In this egalitarian city, masterpieces are not hidden away in museums. Rather, they adorn the city's streets and squares. Here are 15 examples of modern art masterpieces that Barcelona's residents see every day.

The Best Cities for Falling in Love This Fall

Oyster | Posted 01.24.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Cobblestone streets, stunning architecture, and culture-filled attractions are just a few of the things that landed the following seven cities on our list of the perfect cities to fall in love in this fall.

Exploring The Open Street Art Walls Of Barcelona

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 11.19.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Spain's Second Largest City Hosts "Open Walls" A popular city for street art in the early 2000s that attracted artists from across Europe and elsew...

Judging by the Cover: The 10 Best Hotel Facades

Oyster | Posted 01.10.2015 | Travel
Oyster

We're taught as children not to judge a book by its cover, but does that principle apply to hotels?

Worthy of the Commander-in-Chief: A Dozen Hotels Where U.S. Presidents Have Stayed

Oyster | Posted 01.06.2015 | Travel
Oyster

While leading the country is one of the harder jobs you can have, it does come with a few perks. We imagine the extensive traveling is exhausting, but at least it gives presidents the chance to see some amazing places and stay in some of the world's most luxurious hotels: Four-poster beds, dining rooms, and spacious bathrooms are always on the checklist.

The Seemingly-Virtuous, Often-Dangerous Word We All Use

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 12.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

I'll get all set and all comfy... and then that bright, glaring sunshine busts through the curtains, makes its way across the floor and lands squarely on my conscience, convincing me that I'm lazy for not basking in it.

See More This Winter: Travel to Europe & $ave!

trivago | Posted 12.23.2014 | Travel
trivago

The Euro at its lowest value against the US Dollar since July 2012 - currently exchanging at $1.26 - and hotel rates in many of Europe's most popular cities are lower in winter, which means that it's time to seriously consider taking a trip across the Atlantic.

Iconic Jetsetter Getaways in the Mediterranean

Oyster | Posted 11.16.2014 | Travel
Oyster

We love whenever we can get a peek into the lives of the rich and famous, and we find it particularly thrilling to visit the haunts of timeless Hollywood stars and hallowed, storied authors (excuse the pun) of yore.

What You Get In Europe For $250 Per Night

Oyster | Posted 11.11.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Not every destination around the globe will deliver the same level of accommodations for your travel dollar. That's why we decided to launch a new series to expose just how much bang for your buck you're actually getting on your trip.

Alex Salmond's Kamikaze Negotiating is a Millstone Round Scotland's Neck

David Miles | Posted 10.27.2014 | World
David Miles

John Swinney, the Finance Secretary for Scotland has repeated the SNP government's threat to walk away from Scotland's share of the UK debt.

Magical Messi And Barca Starts New Era Off Strong

Goal.com | Posted 10.17.2014 | Sports

By Ben Hayward, Goal.com It was a satisfying start. There was an air of expectation around Camp Nou as Barcelona began a new era on Sunday night, b...

Locals Fight Against Naked, Drunk Tourists In Barcelona

Reuters | Posted 10.26.2014 | Travel

By Braden Phillips BARCELONA, Spain (Reuters) - A record tourism year may be a boost for Spain's struggling economy, but in one corner...