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Judging by the Cover: The 10 Best Hotel Facades

Oyster | Posted 11.10.2014 | 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

minube | Posted 03.17.2014 | 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 | World

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 | Books
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 | Books
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

Carpe Diem in Granada

Jennifer Langione | Posted 02.26.2012 | College
Jennifer Langione

After 16 weeks of navigating a city where hardly anyone spoke English (Granada is not like Madrid or Barcelona), the idea of becoming a citizen of the world started to feel like a reality.

Tropical Exuberance Meets Colonial Grace In Nicaragua

Jetsetter.com | Posted 01.17.2012 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

The ancient adobes are newly dressed in bright tropical colors and filled with fine restaurants, small boutiques. Horse-drawn carriages still roll along the photogenic streets.

Change a Child's Life: Make a Film or Check Into a Hotel

Karin Badt | Posted 12.21.2011 | Impact
Karin Badt

Cineastas de Granada has helped over 100 girls empower themselves with a camera by teaching girls how to find their stories, choose their shots and put the film into production.

Cagey Obama -- He Waited and Waited, Then He Struck With Fury Against the Baddest Barbary Pirate of Them All

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

Speak softly and carry a big stick. Twenty four hours after a start to bombing in Libya and it was all but over. A week later and we are handing the mop up operations to NATO and the Europeans.

Do You Respect the Elixir of Life?

Brian Fagan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brian Fagan

In the future, all of us will have to make do with less. We can learn from our forebears, who lived in worlds where water was often scarce, frequently hard to obtain, and treated with great respect.

Michelle Obama Wears Printed Dress In Granada (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

After touring Marbella on Wednesday in a one-shouldered Jean Paul Gaultier top, Michelle Obama brought some color to Granada's cathedral on Thursday. ...

Searching For "She-roes" in Nicaragua

Bonnie St. John | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bonnie St. John

Yesterday was life-changing. I could write a book about this one part of my visit to Nicaragua, so describing it in a few paragraphs is going to be a challenge.