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

The Huffington Post | Gregory Beyer | Posted 07.28.2014 | 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 07.09.2014 | 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
Oyster

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
Oyster

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
minube

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 03.05.2014 | 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 05.03.2014 | 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...

It's Not All Vino Tinto: Exploring Spanish Wine and Cuisine

Kristin Braswell | Posted 04.29.2014 | Taste
Kristin Braswell

Madrid drew me in to its web easily, and it didn't take long before I was tangled into a life of tapas, vino tinto, siestas and endless utterings of "vale."

Spain: Recovery with Moral Disarray

Carlos Carnicero Urabayen | Posted 04.14.2014 | World
Carlos Carnicero Urabayen

Homesick for the city where I grew up, I am drawn back to Madrid from time to time for a brief weekend. I was pleased to notice more activity this time -- more people eating out, dancing and laughing. New shops have opened. Trendy restaurants are fully booked. No time for a siesta, it would seem. The cosmopolitan center of the capital of Spain may not be representative of the state of the nation, yet it was a lot quieter two years ago. Is the crisis over?

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....

What We Can Learn From The Basque

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 02.23.2014 | World
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

This blog explains what Portugal and Spain can learn from the Basque. The Basque Country is one of Spain's 17 Autonomous Communities in the current te...

Artist Profile: Jesus Max

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 02.20.2014 | Arts
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

When Jesus Max made the transition to move out West, he was already thirty-seven, he didn't speak English, and he didn't drive or have a driver's license, but he was determined to learn and grow.

Google Glass: Qué Guay!

Sophia Dominguez | Posted 02.07.2014 | Technology
Sophia Dominguez

"Me encantan tus gafas -- te ves tan moderna!" (Translation: I love your glasses -- you look so modern!) declared the Spanish woman in her mid-30s ...

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Spain

Posted 11.25.2013 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Lynda Hanwella. Her photo of Gaudi's Sagrada Familia depicts the remarkable architecture of Spai...

Meatless Monday: Oldways, New Vegetarian and Vegan Diet Pyramid

Ellen Kanner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Oldways' vegetarian and vegan diet pyramid aims to make a traditional vegetarian and plant-based diets less mystifying and more accessible to people accustomed to the Standard American Diet.

Madrid vs. Lisbon: Which Is Iberia's Top Pick?

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Spain and Portugal are like fresh sangria and old port. They are different tastes. And while the Euro has helped to remake these countries in some similar ways, the two are like neighbors who roll their eyes at the shouts and spicy smells that drift from next door.

Fall Into Madrid With Our Favorite Autumn Events

Party Earth | Posted 11.20.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

There's no need to mourn the end of summer in a city as vibrant and diverse as Madrid. As temperatures cool down, the city gears up for another season...

Jonathan Hollander's Battery Dance Company 38 Years Later

Jim Luce | Posted 10.18.2013 | Arts
Jim Luce

I've always considered myself fortunate to meet the people who are doing big things--positively impacting lives in meaningful ways. Recently I met a ...

Where To See Dinosaurs In Northern Spain

Lori Needleman | Posted 09.24.2013 | Travel
Lori Needleman

How cool are dinosaurs? Spain is one of the richest areas in the world for dinosaur remains, and has devoted many museums and theme parks to their ancient predecessors. If you and your family love dinosaurs, come to Spain for a daring adventure.