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PHOTOS: Design Hotels With Bright And Bold Decor

Oyster | Posted 03.14.2013 | Travel
Oyster

From crazy colorful murals to subtle pops of color, these hotels keep their spaces fun and light.

PHOTOS: Spain's Biggest Holiday

Lori Needleman | Posted 03.07.2013 | Travel
Lori Needleman

El Día de Los Reyes Magos (The Day of the Three Kings) is the most anticipated holiday of the year for Spanish children. Also known as Epiphany, it's celebrated 12 days after Christmas and marks the day Los Reyes Magos, the Three Kings from the East, brought gold and gifts to the newly-born Baby Jesus.

Spain's New Year's Party Buffet

Lori Needleman | Posted 02.25.2013 | Travel
Lori Needleman

Even with the economic crisis looming over the country, Spaniards still excel at celebrations.

5 Amazing Bars in Madrid

Party Earth | Posted 02.20.2013 | Taste
Party Earth

Whether you want to spend the night enjoying an authentic Spanish flamenco performance, or want to grab a beer and watch sports, Madrid has a bar for you.

Where To Smoke Weed In Europe

Oyster | Posted 02.17.2013 | Travel
Oyster

despite the recent tourist drug ban in the Netherlands, tourists and locals alike can continue to openly smoke in Amsterdam's cafes. And numerous neighboring countries where weed is decriminalized have loose policies when it comes to the drug's recreational use.

How to Spend Christmas in Spain

Lori Needleman | Posted 12.15.2012 | Travel
Lori Needleman

Spaniards do celebrate Christmas by spending holiday meals together, giving presents and lighting up spectacular decorations around the city centers, but many traditions are unique to their culture.

PHOTOS: 25 Great Destinations For The Holidays

Viator | Posted 02.04.2013 | Travel
Viator

There's no place more traditional to spend Christmastime than in Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus and the center of nativity scenes worldwide.

How To Save On Holiday Travel

U.S. News Travel | Posted 01.29.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

According to Bason, taking off from Tuesday to Tuesday is your best bet.

'Intervention' Artist Turns Our World Upside Down

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 11.13.2012 | Arts

It's not everyday that you see a banana in place of a phone in a public phone booth, or beach balls as swings. For Madrid artist SpY, these "intervent...

Meatless Monday: An American Vegan in Spain

Ellen Kanner | Posted 01.12.2013 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Spain, with its rich history, dazzling art and passionate people, is a wonderful place to be. But not an easy one for a vegan. Spain is the home of Miro, but it's also home to museos de jamon -- ham specialty shops -- on virtually every street corner. There's ham on every menu.

Halloween Party Stampede Kills 3

AP | HAROLD HECKLE | Posted 01.01.2013 | World

MADRID -- A stampede in an arena where thousands of people were attending a Halloween dance party killed three women and critically injured two others...

Where To Teach English For Non-English Teachers

Leora Novick | Posted 12.22.2012 | Travel
Leora Novick

While traveling through Spain I had the good fortune to be able to participate in two English immersion programs, Vaughan Town and Pueblo Ingles, respectively. Each week was magical, and nothing could have prepared me for the emotions I would feel after working so closely with these inspiring Spaniards.

PHOTOS: 6 Great Days In Spain

Oyster | Posted 11.30.2012 | Travel
Oyster

Europe is a lifetime must-see and Spain is one of its most diverse and fascinating countries. So how do you possibly see all it has to offer during a week-long vacay? We've got it all figured out.

A Tapas Retreat At The Mercado De San Miguel

Leora Novick | Posted 10.13.2012 | Travel
Leora Novick

Hunting down a tapas bar in Madrid is like looking for a Starbucks in New York City: Not hard.

5 Olympic Hosting Hopefuls That Never Made The Cut

Shermans Travel | Posted 09.30.2012 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Detroit alone has been rejected by the International Olympic Committee a whopping seven times.

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

Spanish Miners Fear For Their Livelihoods

AP | ALAN CLENDENNING | Posted 09.10.2012 | World

MADRID — Spanish miners and sympathizers incensed with the nation's seemingly endless austerity cutbacks clashed with riot police on one of Madr...

Euphemisms for Spain

Matthias Krug | Posted 07.08.2012 | World
Matthias Krug

No, this is definitely not referring to Angela Merkel. Rather, it is a different tactical approach, looking to instill some much needed humor in the midst of an extremely serious population. And if you can laugh at your own follies, you're half-way towards some serious self-(social) criticism.

How My 81-Year-Old Mother Ended Up Promoting Viagra

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 07.03.2012 | Fifty
Bonni Brodnick

I suddenly thought that maybe this was my mother crying out for help. Maybe she's selling Viagra on the side, living undercover in Madrid, or trying to set up an adoption. The other reality might be one of the scariest things that can happen to tech-savvy elderly parents: getting hijacked on their computers.

'Spain's PM Is Not The F****** Owner Of This Country'

Posted 06.27.2012 | World

José Miguel Monzón Navarro, a popular Spanish comedian, didn't bother saving his best material for TV -- instead, he let loose at a public demonstra...

PHOTOS: Early Impressions Of My First Bullfight

Shawn Moksvold | Posted 08.10.2012 | Travel
Shawn Moksvold

Throughout the event, the collective emotion of the crowd swings like a pendulum, from near mob mentality to sheer silence, and back again, as if following some strict protocol. I try to keep up.

Live Like A Local In Spain

Laura DiMugno | Posted 08.03.2012 | Travel
Laura DiMugno

If you're looking for a more authentic and modern experience, here are five ways to really live like a local in Spain.

PHOTOS: 5 Space-Age Hotels Perfect For The Jetsons

Oyster | Posted 07.16.2012 | Travel
Oyster

With everything from funky lighting to pod-like bedrooms to orbit-ready mobiles, these hotels are ready for the 22nd century.

PHOTOS: Pictures Of The Week: May 7 - May 13

Posted 05.15.2012 | Home

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Picasso And The 'The Eternal Feminine'

Posted 06.02.2012 | Arts

Madrid, March 2012: Entering the exhibit at the Fundación Canal, the prostitutes were still on my mind. I'd reached for my camera to take a pictur...