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The 10 Most Instagrammable Cities in Europe

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 10.06.2015 | Travel
Eating Europe Tours

Wondering which European cities are best represented on Instagram? Yep, we were too! So we undertook the highly scientific mathematical research of finding out how many times the hashtags for the names of each city in Europe have been used.

Woman Organizes Aid Caravan From Spain to Hungary To Help Refugees

HuffPost Spain | Carlota E. Ramírez | Posted 09.15.2015 | Impact

  "It's simple: I own a station wagon, and I'm tired of looking at sad images." That's how Natalia Álvarez explains the initiative she started la...

My Journey As America's Whitest Black Kid

Michael Gordon Bennett | Posted 07.08.2015 | Black Voices
Michael Gordon Bennett

I have vivid memories of the breaking news reports announcing the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on April 4, 1968. There seemed to be a sense of profound sadness by many locals in this northern Maine hamlet. But I also detected a sense of giddiness from others.

Madrid and San Francisco, Gateways for Diversity and Inclusion

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 07.01.2015 | Gay Voices
Gaia Paradiso

Today Madrid opens its doors to Madrid Orgullo-Madrid Pride, which has been for years the largest urban event celebrated in Europe, bringing about two million people together in the main streets and squares of the city.

The Museum and Library of the Hispanic Society of America: A Hidden Gem in New York City

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 06.02.2015 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The Museum and Library of The Hispanic Society of America is perhaps the least known of New York City museums, yet it has an extraordinary collection. I recently spent a delightful afternoon at the museum, which reflects the vision of Archer Milton Huntington to establish an institution dedicated to the celebration of Hispanic culture.

Iberian Holy Days: Celebrations Both Saintly And Wild

Associated Press | Giovanna Dell'Orto | Posted 04.14.2015 | Religion

PORTO, Portugal (AP) - Smoke hung heavily over this hilly city, broken by flickering flames, when I mustered my courage, plunged into the crowd and br...

Madrid Becomes a No-Kill City Saving Homeless Dogs

Rescue Idiot | Posted 05.26.2015 | Good News
Rescue Idiot

March 12, 2015, will be a day that goes down in history for animal lovers in Madrid! The Madrid Assembly passed a bill banning the "slaughter of stray animals." This new law will make abandonment and euthanasia of homeless dogs illegal in Spain's capital.

'Dumb, Dumber and Dumbest Stories of 2014'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 03.09.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

These are not goofy little news items dealing with such inconsequential matters as health care, the midterm elections and various conflicts around the world. Rather, they are the kind of important, socially significant and absolutely true stories that are the lifeblood of this column.

Spanish Ebola Doctor: 'With The Money From Corruption, We Could End Ebola'

HuffPost Spain | Daniel Basteiro | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living

When a health professional removes his Ebola suit in Bo, Sierra Leone -- a country where the virus is still spreading at full speed -- he has a choice...

Why Spain's Poor Fear Goldman Sachs

Reuters | Sonya Dowsett | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business

Madrid, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Last year Madrid's city and regional governments sold almost 5,000 rent-controlled flats to private equity investors includ...

Passenger On Air France Flight To Madrid Suspected Of Having Ebola

Reuters | Sarah White and Rodrigo De Miguel | Posted 10.16.2014 | World

By Sarah White and Rodrigo De Miguel MADRID, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Madrid authorities evacuated an Air France plane on Thursday after ...

Hemingway, Gellhorn and Capa at the Hotel Florida in 1930s Madrid

J. Michael Welton | Posted 12.09.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Author Amanda Vaill, whose Everybody Was So Young described how the lives of Gerald and Sara Murphy intertwined with the likes of Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway and Archibald MacLeish in 1920s Paris and the French Riviera, has discovered a new nexus.

Google Shows People Around The World Have Lots Of The Same Questions

The Huffington Post | Gregory Beyer | Posted 08.12.2014 | World

If you are in New York and type the words "why am" into Google's search bar, the first two suggestions offered by Google's Autocomplete function are "...

Spanish Guerrilla Street Photography

Carl Pettit | Posted 09.07.2014 | Arts
Carl Pettit

Sergio de Arrola is a Spanish guerrilla artist and photographer who is uncomfortable with the moniker "artist." Sergio's mission, it seems, is to depict the world in black, as well as striking color.

EccentriCities: Horchaterias, the Holy Grail and Hemingway in Valencia

Katherine LaGrave | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel
Katherine LaGrave

If good things really do come in threes, then Valencia -- Spain's third-largest city after Madrid and Barcelona -- perfectly completes the trifecta.

8 Super Romantic Spas in Europe

Oyster | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel

A spa day is a relatively romantic endeavor on its own, but move that spa day to Europe and it's nearly guaranteed to spark some l'amour.

9 Most Luxurious Hotel Amenities Ever

Oyster | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel

Even in the world of luxury travel, some hotels offer pretty average amenities. But then there are others with extravagant extras that amp up the wow factor till it's totally over-the-top.

Major Mexico CEO Dies In Madrid

AP | Posted 05.13.2014 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Lorenzo Zambrano, who transformed Cemex SA de Mexico from a regional cement producer into a global player, died Tuesday in Spain,...

The Soccer Capital Of The World

AP | PAUL LOGOTHETIS | Posted 07.01.2014 | Sports

MADRID (AP) — Madrid is the capital of soccer these days: Atletico Madrid vs. Real Madrid in the Champions League final. Atletico def...

Spain's Elderly LGBT Community Is Getting Its First Retirement Home

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.25.2014 | Gay Voices

Spain's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender elderly community is expecting its first retirement home. The 26 December Foundation, a non-profit ...

LOOK: Europe's Unexpected Gateway Into Ancient Egypt

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.12.2014 | Religion

Walking through Spain's capital, you would expect to see historic buildings and cultural sites. But step into Madrid's Cuartel de la Montaña park and...

The World's Most Social Travel Destinations

minube | Posted 06.02.2014 | Travel

They say "there's no place like home," but we finally put it to the test! The travel site minube along with over 100 tourism boards from Iowa to Indon...

Mario Monti: 'France Should Play A More Decisive Role'

The WorldPost | Posted 12.01.2014 | World

Mario Monti, prime minister of Italy from 2011 to 2013 during the height of the euro crisis, is chairman of the Berggruen Institute's Council on the F...

A Banking Union Must Be A Pillar Of Europe

Pedro Passos Coelho | Posted 12.01.2014 | World
Pedro Passos Coelho

No one should resent the economic success of others. On the contrary. But in the same way that we stand for the ideal of equality of opportunity between individuals within our societies, we also need to deliver that equality of opportunity for every country within our great European society.

If New York City Neighborhoods Were European Cities, Where Would You Live?

The Huffington Post | Karin Swanson | Posted 03.06.2014 | Travel

We can't all afford the luxury of traveling or living abroad. But if you live in New York City, maybe you can experience some of Europe's offerings wi...