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Its design is so complicated it’s been under construction for over a century.
The Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, Barcelona’s most visited site, draws over two million people every year. Over a century of construction has allowed its present-day builders to marry the Roman Catholic church’s late gothic designs with modern technology, allowing for unprecedented ...
 
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An exotic adventure in India, an island escape in southern Spain, and more.
Craving a fall getaway but not quite sure where to go? We've got you covered. From India to Upstate New York, here are ten wanderlust-worthy vacation ideas to put on your radar for the autumn month ahead.October marks the end of India's ...
 
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Princess Leonor and Princess Sofia are heading stateside this summer.
It may only be the first week of July, but the Spanish royal family is already having a very busy summer. In June, King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain visited the White House, and now the Spanish royals are gearing up for another trip ...
 
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Tan was recognized for his "many entrepreneurial activities and initiatives."
Alliance Global Group’s Dr. Andrew L. Tan has been awarded Spain’s highest civil honor, the Order of Civil, through the Spanish Embassy.The decoration was awarded by Spanish Ambassador Luis Calvo who recognized Tan’s “many entrepreneurial activities and initiatives.”  He said, “Mr. Tan ...
 
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Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart was said to have descended from Mary, Queen of Scots and Winston Churchill, with some relation to our own Zobel de Ayalas.
One might have easily defined the illustrious life of the Duchess of Alba de Tormes by the number of titles she had—over 57 titles and a Guinness World Record to match. At the same time, she was unlike any other aristocrat of ...
 
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Though Joanna of Castile was given the moniker “Juana la Loca,” she contributed to the establishment of Spain.
Out of the many mad monarchs in history, Joanna of Castile’s story remains the most tragic. Born in the city of Toledo, Joanna the Mad was the third child of Ferdinand II of Aragon of the Royal House of Trastámara and Isabella ...
 
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Your everyday manners may be more common on the other side of the globe.
Every jetsetter knows that manners are quite subjective — what's right in one country can be wildly disagreeable in another. Stylishly late for a dinner party? Expect frowns in Hungary and warm embraces in Argentina.Although most travelers learn to adapt to these ...
 
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The 1,000-year-old pilgrimage–on Spain's oldest trail–draws thousands of people annually to the cathedral where the remains of St. James the Apostle are buried.
For centuries, countless pilgrims from different backgrounds, countries, and spiritual beliefs have come together on an 800-kilometer trek through Europe. The Camino de Santiago—“The Way of St. James”—is a large network of ancient routes that lead to the tomb of St. James ...
 
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An exotic adventure in India, an island escape in southern Spain, and more.
Craving a getaway but not quite sure where to go? Here are five wanderlust-worthy vacation ideas to put on your radar for October.Often referred to as the "Paris of the Middle East," Lebanon's capital has been slowly inching its way onto the ...
 
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Definitely one of the most beautiful weddings we've seen as of recent.
Pia Ugarte, the marketing manager of Enderun, and Pach Garcia Morera, vice-president for sales and marketing at Espa-fil import export, tied the knot at the Iglesia De San Manuel y San Benito in Madrid, Spain.Tell us how you met?We met while we ...
 
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Filipino brandy empire Emperador makes its mark in Spain and the rest of the world.
When Andrew Tan graduated from college, it was a major celebration for his family.The son of an immigrant factory worker from China, Tan spent part of his childhood in Hong Kong, where his family shared living quarters and one bathroom with four ...
 
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An abundance of art, wine, tapas, and festive people make vacations in Spain and France a celebration of culture.
A Culinary Revolution"One must eat to live, not live to eat,” French playwright Molière once wrote in his comedy, L’Avare. Most vacationers in Spain would vehemently disagree, especially those who head to the northern region where the coastal city of San Sebastián has ...
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