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  • Queen of Spain pays royal visit to tout dual-language program at NYC school
    Queen of Spain pays royal visit to tout dual-language program at NYC school
    Dozens of eager youngsters gave a royal welcome Monday to Queen Letizia of Spain, who showed up at their Manhattan elementary school to induct four New York schools into an international dual-language partnership program.Her Majesty and New York...
  • Catalonia independence referendum
    Catalonia calls for independence referendum despite Madrid's objections
    Scotland’s independence referendum failed, but it has caused the idea to gain support in Catalonia. The easternmost region of Spain announced on Sunday they will call for a vote on independence despite the objections from parliament in...
  • Goya, Picasso, Dali, El Greco exhibits across U.S. open this fall
    Goya, Picasso, Dali, El Greco exhibits across U.S. open this fall
    Four of Spain's greatest artists, Goya, Picasso, Dali, and El Greco -- for the 400th anniversary of his death -- will be honored across the United States this fall, as the Embassy of Spain launches its 2014-2015 cultural season.GoyaFrancisco...
  • Spain continues to look good, pounds Senegal 89-55 to set up matchup vs. France
    Spain continues to look good, pounds Senegal 89-55 to set up matchup vs. France
    Pau Gasol scored 17 points to go with five rebounds and three blocks as Spain spanks surprising Senegal 89-55 on Sept. 6. Spain (6-0) meets France in the quarterfinals of the 2014 FIBA World Cup.Spain involved Gasol early in the game, going to him...
  • Cave of El Castillo
    Cave of El Castillo
    To truly appreciate the antiquity of Spanish culture, one must start at the beginning. So where is a good place to start?The answer can be found in twenty eight kilometers west of Santander, near the small town of Puente Viesgo, nestled in a...
  • Windstar Cruises and SAVEUR team up to offer global dining tips
    Windstar Cruises and SAVEUR team up to offer global dining tips
    Attention global-trotting foodies: Here’s your chance to get free tips on the absolutely best places to indulge your palate at 20 top destinations around the globe. It’s just been published by the folks at SAVEUR magazine and the...
  • Pau Gasol looks like old self, as Spain whips Brazil
    Pau Gasol looks like old self, as Spain whips Brazil
    Pau Gasol caused the Brazil’s interior defense also sorts of trouble and it proved costly for the South Americans who conceded an 82-63 defeat to Spain on Sept. 1.In his most impressive game of the tournament, Gasol had 26 points, 9 rebounds...
  • Nuño de Guzman: Spain’s bad boy in Mexico
    Nuño de Guzman: Spain’s bad boy in Mexico
    This is a story for vacationers heading to the golden sands of Mazatlan, Puerto Vallarta, Manzanillo and other spots on the Mexican Riviera. It will give you a little history of the Spanish conquest of western Mexico – and perhaps some...
  • Survey finds the world's lowest, highest travel costs
    Survey finds the world's lowest, highest travel costs
    We’ve all heard how cheap it is to travel by train, bus and air in other countries – but just how cheap is it? Which countries have the lowest transportation costs? And which ones are for big spenders only?The answers come from a...
  • Team USA prepares for 2014 World Cup
    Is Team USA the favorite to win 2014 FIBA World Cup?
    The makeup of Team USA’s 2014 World Cup roster gives head coach Mike Krzyzewski "an opportunity to throw a new look at people" according to USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo on Aug. 23. Will the length of the U.S., who have...
  • New STM Link bag fits right in with red-and-white Spanish fiesta colorsr
    New STM Link bag fits right in with red-and-white Spanish fiesta colors
    Guess it was meant to be. When my new STM Link Shoulder Bag arrived, I thought it was going to be the graphite color I had requested. I don’t own a single bag that is not black or dark grey.So I was surprised to open the package and find a...
  • Spain has the most cannabis social clubs
    Cannabis social clubs are growing across Europe
    Most people are familiar with coffee cafes in Amsterdam, where smoking pot is allowed in designated places, but a new movement is on the rise across various European cities called cannabis social clubs. Not all European cities have the same laws...
  • AC Hotel Pamplona
    Room Report: AC Hotel by Marriott Pamplona, Spain
    Arrival Experience: The AC Ciudad de Pamplona hotel (a Marriott family hotel) is no more than ten minutes from Pamplona airport. So easy to access is Pamplona's airport, that few places in the city are more than15 minutes away. The hotel is...
  • 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...