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PHOTOS: 7 Exciting Ways To Do Nothing In Madrid

Off Track Planet | Posted 05.23.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Spaniards draw out lazy Sunday afternoons by hopping from one bar to the next, downing cañas and tapas.

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...

PHOTOS: The World's 11 Coolest Train Stations

BootsnAll | Posted 04.23.2012 | Travel
BootsnAll

No matter how many improvements are made to transportation methods, there's something undeniably appealing about old-school train travel.

'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...

PHOTOS: The 10 Coolest Subways Around the World

Off Track Planet | Posted 04.06.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Subways aren't just a means of getting from point A to point B. The dark nether regions that swallow millions of people daily are often bright and creative spaces to be explored.

PHOTOS: A Different Approach To Intimate Travel Photography

Sivan Askayo | Posted 03.12.2012 | Travel
Sivan Askayo

This project, which was named by Phaidon "Intimacy Under the Wires" is not just about laundry. It's about places, the people in them and the role of the photographer.

Dalai Lama Advisor, Blake Kerr, Testifies in Trial Accusing Chinese of Genocide in Tibet

Robbie Vorhaus | Posted 03.07.2012 | World
Robbie Vorhaus

As a tourist in Lhasa 24 years ago, Blake Kerr witnessed Chinese soldiers and police massacring unarmed Tibetans, inspiring him to begin documenting the underside of China's military occupation of Tibet.

A New Park Transforms A Madrid Neighborhood

www.nytimes.com | Posted 12.27.2011 | Travel

Twenty-seven miles of new tunnels were dug; countless tons of granite installed to make paths and fountains; some 8,000 pine trees planted. A new, ...

Madrid: Colorful and Cosmopolitan

Fern Siegel | Posted 02.24.2012 | Travel
Fern Siegel

The euro may be playing havoc with Spain's economy, but someone forgot to tell Madrid. A vibrant, beautiful city, it is one of the most exciting destinations in Europe.

Theme Parks In Spain: A Huffington Post Travel Guide

The Huffington Post | Megan Farrell Fuchsloch | Posted 12.13.2011 | Travel

Theme parks in Spain not only provide a day of fun for all family members, but they also give your crew additional insight into the culture of the cou...

PHOTOS: Holiday Lights Around The World

Posted 12.03.2011 | Home

To see more great photography visit HuffPost Exposure. ...

[AFI FEST REVIEW] Extraterrestrial

Turnstyle | Posted 01.07.2012 | Los Angeles
Turnstyle

By: Noah Nelson ...

Shepherds Lead 5,000 Sheep Through Downtown Madrid

AP | By HAROLD HECKLE | Posted 12.30.2011 | World

MADRID -- Spanish shepherds led flocks of sheep through the streets of downtown Madrid on Sunday in defense of ancient grazing, migration and droving ...

No Reason for Shahira Amin to Apologize for Interviewing Shalit

Hani Hazaimeh | Posted 12.20.2011 | World
Hani Hazaimeh

As a journalist, I immediately put myself in her shoes and wondered whether I would take this opportunity if I had been offered? Of course I would!

PHOTOS: The Week In Art: Hats, Nipples and Moby

Posted 12.07.2011 | Arts

This week at HuffPost Arts we saw office spaces way cooler than ours, Madrid covered in silicone nipples, and hats that put the Royal Wedding to shame...

Titillating Art! Light Art Collective Attaches Nipples To Everything

Posted 12.05.2011 | Arts

Madrid has long embraced public art as a cultural centerpiece, but how public can the art really be if it is fenced off, hoisted up on pedestals and g...

World Youth Day: The Joy of Being In the Presence of God

Michael Rossmann, SJ | Posted 10.21.2011 | Religion
Michael Rossmann, SJ

After seeing the Pope and encountering over a million fellow young people who share their faith, many young people explicitly attest to feeling as if they have been in the presence of God.

World Youth Day: Seeking Jesus On The Crowded Streets Of Madrid

Michael Rossmann, SJ | Posted 10.17.2011 | Religion
Michael Rossmann, SJ

The energy of over a million pilgrims seeking Jesus is palpable here, as is the joyful encounter with Christ that is taking place at huge events like this outdoor liturgy.

Sephardic Spain: Mazel Bueno

Bob Schulman | Posted 09.02.2011 | Travel
Bob Schulman

2011-07-03-Screenshot20110703at7.21.58PM.jpg Self-described as "Jerusalem West," the 2,000-year-old city of Toledo in central Spain at one time had the country's largest concentration of Jews.

The Sort of Revolution in Puerta del Sol

Danna Harman | Posted 07.27.2011 | World
Danna Harman

"They did not bring down the government in Cairo's Tahrir by doing meditation sessions and offering free popcorn," remarks a young policeman. "Part of their problem here... is that they don't have tanks to confront."

Has The Arab Revolution Come To Spain?

TIME | Lisa Abend And Eric Karlsen | Posted 07.23.2011 | World

Two earthquakes have shaken Spanish political life in the past week. First were the massive sit-ins that had tens of thousands of citizens camping out...

Spanish Youth Stage 'Egyptian-Style' Demonstrations In Madrid

Posted 07.18.2011 | World

More than 1,000 young demonstrators packed Madrid's Puerta de Sol square to vent their anger over Spain's economic crisis and staggering unemployment ...

Messi Leads Barcelona Over Madrid

AP | PAUL LOGOTHETIS | Posted 06.27.2011 | Sports

MADRID — Lionel Messi's clutch scoring was overshadowed by the loud complaining from the other side. Messi lit up an ill-tempered Champions Lea...

Stolen Spanish Masterpieces By Goya & El Greco Found

AP | By HAROLD HECKLE | Posted 06.17.2011 | Arts

MADRID -- Spanish investigators have recovered stolen masterpieces by two of the country's most revered artists: Goya and El Greco, a police statement...