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Madrid — Although long perceived as Barcelona’s more staid counterpart, Spain’s tapas-loving, flamenco-dancing capital has emerged as a hip destination in its own right. Discover the country’s soul within its buzzing wine bars, history-ridden streets, and growing contemporary arts scene – not to mention the grand museums bursting with Goya, Ruben, and Velasquez masterpieces.

Why Go

For the cultural highlights on display in its many museums, as well as its unique architecture, shopping, and nightlife.

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May 02, 2014 by Tommy Burson

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Around the World: Hot Chocolate 5 Ways

January 23, 2014 by Christine Wei

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This Week’s Deal Destination: Madrid

November 25, 2013 by Laura Motta

If you’re looking for an excuse to book a vacation to Spain, we have a good one for you this week: This 6-night trip to Madrid and Barcelona for $1009, including ... Read More »


3 Things That Worry Us About Iberia's New MyBagTag Service

July 23, 2013 by Alex Schechter

Over the weekend, Madrid-based airline Iberia announced a new service that allows passengers to print out their luggage tags at home, attach the tags themselves, ... Read More »


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