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GOP Lawmaker Defends Incarceration Of Japanese-Americans during WWII

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 03.23.2017 | Politics

One Republican lawmaker in Colorado appeared to twice defend the mass incarceration of Japanese-Americans during World War II while debating a bill th...

Random Sunsets Around the World - Part 5, Southern Europe - Sinking Low on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 11.06.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Today the blog series on sunsets moves on to southern Europe, yet again focussing on the both the actual setting and the buildings or landscapes caugh...

Architectural Masterpieces Topping Every Young Traveler's List

College Tourist | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By Brooke Stafford of Pennsylvania State University Because architecture is cool. Architecture isn't solely the interest of older generations; inste...

16 Reasons to Bring Your Toddler to Nicaragua

David DiGregorio | Posted 05.02.2016 | Travel
David DiGregorio

We travel a lot with our daughter. Even though she's only three years old, she's already been to eight countries on three continents and we're always ...

UK Home Office Silent on Caribbean Passport Controls

Till Bruckner | Posted 01.21.2017 | Home
Till Bruckner

The UK's Home Office seems unwilling to explain why passport holders from Caribbean countries with reportedly loose passport policies are permitted vi...

Five Photogenic Villages in Andalucía, Spain

Michelle Chaplow | Posted 01.11.2017 | Travel
Michelle Chaplow

Andalucia, the southern region of Spain, is famous for its pueblos blancos (white villages). There are over 800 municipalities in Andalucia, and each ...

Why Nicaragua Is A Better Retirement Choice Than Costa Rica

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 11.19.2016 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Nicaragua, long hidden behind the image of her picaresque president, is finally emerging as a top retirement and vacation hotspot. We've been making the case for Nicaragua for years. Why do I think things could finally be turning around for this beautiful but misunderstood country with so much to offer?

Soccer Fan Storms Field And Tries To Slap Female Referee With Penis

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.17.2015 | Crime

A soccer fan in Spain stormed the field and tried to slap the female assistant referee with his penis, an official report shows. The bizarre incident ...

You Won't Want to Bring Your Kids to These 12 Destinations

Oyster | Posted 11.16.2016 | Travel
Oyster

Whether you're looking to have a romantic getaway with your significant other, or simply cut travel expenses (and annoyances? maybe we're going too far...), there are plenty of destinations best suited for couples.

Take A Look At Water Reflection Photos Of Spain

HuffPost Spain | Sara Elkamel | Posted 10.21.2015 | Travel

Waterfronts have the power to transform both urban and natural landscapes into works of art. Rivers, oceans, lakes, and even puddles can give new life...

No COLA? No Problem in These Top Retirement Havens

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 10.16.2016 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Thanks to the roaring, soaring Greenback, more of the Old World is more affordable right now than it's been in a long time. No COLA? No problem.

Memorial Day: Praying for Peace While Waging Permanent War?

Bill Quigley | Posted 05.24.2016 | Politics
Bill Quigley

Memorial Day is, by federal law, a day of prayer for permanent peace. But is it possible to honestly pray for peace while our country is far and away number one in the world in waging war, military presence, military spending and the sale of weapons around the world?

The Perfect Week in Nicaragua With Kids

Heather Mundt | Posted 05.05.2016 | Travel
Heather Mundt

Both of my children have traveled there with us several times, even as babies. Here's my take on how to spend a perfect week with your family in this tropical treasure.

Soccer Player Fails To Block Goal In Worst Possible Way

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.06.2015 | Sports

Had to hurt.

Granada, Nicaragua: Two days, One Lesser Known Town, Countless Marvels

Findery | Posted 05.24.2015 | Travel
Findery

Nicaragua might not be as popular as Costa Rica, but it's just a hop over the border and definitely worth the short drive. Most people head to the Nicaraguan town of San Juan del Sur for the beaches, but if you've had your fill of sand and surf, you can head to the colonial town of Granada.

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?

20 Reasons To Drop Everything And Go To Spain NOW

minube | Posted 01.04.2015 | Travel
minube

1.) The Mediterranean coast is paradise Spain's long, sandy Atlantic beaches and cozy Mediterranean coves are rightly famous throughout Europe....

Mystery Love Letter Discovered In Palace After 92 Years

The Huffington Post | Ryan Craggs | Posted 08.30.2013 | Home

Each year, millions of visitors flock to the Alhambra, the Moorish palace in Granada, Spain. Pilgrims gravitate toward the palace's poetry-lined walls...

Granada: The World Is a Classroom

Rick Steves | Posted 08.26.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

I often imagine the fun of being a schoolteacher in an old European city, with all that history and great architecture around you. Here's a hardworkin...

Granada: A Romantic View Complete with Music

Rick Steves | Posted 08.26.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

My favorite viewpoint in Granada (the San Nicolás terrace in the Albayzín, across from the Alhambra) comes with great Gypsy music nearly all day lon...

Granada: Two Friends in Andalusia, Part 3

Fahad Faruqui | Posted 05.28.2013 | Travel
Fahad Faruqui

From Granada station, we walked to the Hotel Gran Via 44, passing first through a neighborhood which is best described as 21st century post-recession in character.

Memories of Spain

John J. Healey | Posted 05.14.2013 | Home
John J. Healey

After decades of being frustrated by how ignored Spain has been in the American press, where Europe always meant France and Italy, suddenly it is in the news virtually every day for the wrong reasons.

World's Prettiest Castles

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.06.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Gone are the days of kings and queens ruling the populace from on high (in most of the world, anyway). But while many monarchs have fallen, their pala...

In Search of Things Past: Dreaming of Spain and Love

Ann Tashi Slater | Posted 07.06.2013 | Home
Ann Tashi Slater

Recently I returned to Spain. It was a holiday but also a pilgrimage, a search for something not located in geographical space. I was tracking my parents' dream of Spain, of each other; my own dream of Spain as a place where we'd all been together.

My Trip to Madrid

Michael Kaiser | Posted 09.15.2012 | Home
Michael Kaiser

Fundraising is a new concept in Spain; like most European countries, the government has been, by far, the major underwriter of arts programming. But major fiscal challenges facing the nation have forced the government to make substantial cuts to arts funding