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  • Principal Madrid
    Room report: Hotel Principal Madrid, Spain
    Arrival Experience: At the very beginning of Gran Via near Banco de Espana, this historic building, now housing the Principal Hotel (part of Design Hotels), was converted from a mid-range hotel to one of the area’s most trendy. Many rooms...
  • 'The Horse's Bath' by Joaquin Sorolla
    Madrid museum gem in original home of artist
    Three great art museums are on every traveler’s list to Madrid, Spain. But tucked away in a residential neighborhood is a small gem of a museum not to be overlooked. Sited in the original home of Joaquin Sorolla, the museum’s...
  • NH Alonso Martinez
    Room Report: NH Hotel Alonso Martinez Madrid, Spain
    Arrival Experience: The historic façade of this building creates a fine welcome after stepping out of the nearby metro station just a block away. Sliding glass doors open to reveal a large NH statue and a small staircase rising to the marble...
  • Room Report: Best Western Hotel Mayorazgo Madrid, Spain
    Room Report: Best Western Hotel Mayorazgo Madrid, Spain
    Arrival Experience: Near the Plaza de Espana and Callao metro stations, Best Western Hotel Mayorazgo could not be more centrally located. Just steps from Gran Via and the Puerta del Sol, this hotel is designed perfectly for tourists or business...
  • NH Abascal
    Room Report: NH Collection Abascal Hotel Madrid, Spain
    Arrival Experience: This historic art deco NH Collection Abascal hotel is among the many in Madrid protected by the government. As a result, when NH Hotels decided to completely overhaul it in 2014, there were numerous stipulations. Guests can see...
  • The trains in Spain run mainly on the plains
    The trains in Spain run mainly on the plains
    Take three of Spain’s most colorful cities, link them by super-high-speed trains, find some upscale hotels to stay in between train rides, allow lots of time for sightseeing and then let a savvy tour operator put everything together for you....
  • NH Palacio de Tepa
    Room Report: NH Collection Palacio de Tepa Madrid, Spain
    Arrival Experience: Near a metro station, the centrally located NH Collection Palacio de Tepa hotel, a member of Preferred Hotel Group, is housed in a historic, 19th century palace. The glass doors draw guests into a marble lobby where attractive...
  • George Weah
    Landslide win for George Weah in Senate race
    Former football player (soccer in the States) George Weah wins a seat in the Liberian Senate. Weah won by a landslide victory in Liberia's senate elections against Robert Sirleaf, son of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, in the midst of the...
  • NH Eurobuilding
    Room Report: NH Collection Madrid Eurobuilding Hotel
    Arrival Experience: This is one of Madrid's most well known hotels that has been reconfigured for a new segment of travelers. The NH Eurobuilding hotel showcases a modern style and contemporary ambiance that brings together a solid leisure...
  • Woman busted at airport with 4 pounds of cocaine in her breast implants
    Woman busted at airport with 4 pounds of cocaine in her breast implants
    Bringing a whole new meaning to a major drug bust, drug agents became suspicious of a woman who began acting nervously during a routine screening at the international airport in Madrid, Spain, late last week. The 43-year-old woman from Venezuela...
  • La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Spain
    Cruise the Mexican Riviera, visit the Dominican Republic, adventure in Spain
    This week’s deals include a great deal on a Mexican Riviera cruise, a resort in the Dominican Republic and adventure in Spain.Princess Cruises has partnered with Travelzoo.com to offer a 10-day cruise along the Mexican Riviera starting at ...
  • Parador Alcala de Henares
    Room Report: Parador Alcala de Henares Madrid, Spain
    Arrival Experience: This parador hotel sits on the outskirts of Madrid in the quaint town of Alcala de Henares, the birthplace of Miguel de Cervantes. It is convenient for those transiting Madrid airport and looking for an easy-access place to...
  • Hotel Indigo Madrid
    Room Report: Hotel Indigo Madrid, Spain
    Arrival Experience: There is nothing easier than reaching this centrally located hotel in downtown Madrid. Metro stations are within a two-minute walking distance including the bustling Callao station and Plaza de Espana. The Indigo Madrid is...
  • Rolling-Stones-2014
    Rolling Stones perform Bob Dylan classic 'Like a Rolling Stone' in Madrid
    On June 25, 2014, the Rolling Stones did a rare performance of the Bob Dylan classic "Like a Rolling Stone" (which won a fan vote online) at the Stones' concert in Madrid, according to the Rolling Stones' official website. The...
  • Madrid restaurants offer modern cuisine at great prices
    Madrid restaurants offer modern cuisine at great prices
    Much has been written on Madrid'stapas bars (Catavino, The Expeditioner andTripadvisor)and historic taverns (Beatriz Cebas). Others have focused on traditional Spanish dishes, or the rich diversity of cuisine that is offered at many...
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