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How to Be a Good Traveler

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 11.26.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

I just got back from almost two glorious weeks in Spain, and it made me realize even more that there are things we can do to be good travelers, which in turn gives us better travels.

5 Amazing Clubs in Madrid

Party Earth | Posted 04.08.2013 | World
Party Earth

There is no use in trying to convince travelers that they need to take advantage of Madrid's nightlife -- most people come to the city with visions of legendary late nights in mind.

Art Collective Brings Spain's Drinking Water Problem To Light

Posted 03.15.2012 | Arts

If you're ever touring the warm Spanish city of Madrid, you may get a little parched. That is because about 50% of the city's public drinking fountain...

Massive Murals From Spanish Street Artist Sam3

Posted 02.23.2012 | Arts

We can imagine few things better than a world full of street art. With murals flowing around every street corner and massive designs inhabiting the...

'Mona Lisa' Copy Draws Big Crowds

AP | By CIARAN GILES | Posted 04.22.2012 | Arts

MADRID -- Crowds gathered Tuesday at Madrid's Prado Museum to view a copy of the "Mona Lisa" for the first time since restoration revealed it was almo...

Gaddafi's Son Had Internship In U.S. Just Before Libyan Conflict

AP | By DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi toured U.S. ports and military facilities just weeks before he helped lead deadly attacks on...

Boycott this Boycott

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Community Response to AHAVA Boycott‏From: Sent:Thu 7/15/10 5:45 PM  I just today received this compelling, r...

Sonsoles Espinosa: World's Most Fashionable First Lady? (PHOTOS, VIDEO, POLL)

Huffington Post | Willow Lindley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Meet Sonsoles Espinosa, wife of Spain's Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero. The classical singer and Cate Blanchett lookalike creates her sin...

Iranian representative shakes hands with Israeli tourism minister in Madrid

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Israel's Tourism Minister Stas Misezhnikov made unlikely history in Madrid on Wednesday when he shook the hand of an Iranian tourism representative, I...

Spain: Israel team out of contest over West Bank

AP | DANIEL WOOLLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Spain's Housing Ministry says it has disqualified a group of Israeli academics from a solar power design competition because their university is in the West Bank.

The move is the latest in a series of low-level European sanctions against Israel over its West Bank settlements.

A ministry official says Spain has acted in line with EU policy of opposing the settlements.

The ministry has disqualified a team from Ariel University Center of Samaria from the Solar Decathlon. Samaria and Judea are the two Biblical names for the land now known as the West Bank.

The contest is sponsored by the U.S. Energy Department, but Spain is hosting it in 2010 and 2012.

Spain's Move To Fully Legalize Abortion Presents Clash With Spanish Catholic Church

The Telegraph | Fiona Govan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The new proposal, which would women to seek a termination within the first 14 weeks of pregnancy without having to give a reason, has set the Socialis...