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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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Around the World: Hot Chocolate 5 Ways

January 23, 2014 by Christine Wei

This winter, what better way to warm up than with a piping mug of hot chocolate? But don't just reach for a packet of Swiss Miss. There are much richer, bolder, ... Read More »


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 »


Monday Deal Alert: Book Early for Summer Savings

April 08, 2013 by Mandy Berman

Believe it or not, summer is right around the corner. You may be sniffling from spring allergies now, but Memorial Day will be here before you know it, bringing ... Read More »


Monday Deal Alert: International Travel Deals on Flights, Hotels & More

April 01, 2013 by Mandy Berman

If you're looking to take an exotic vacation this season, we've got deals for you from all over the world; from Africa to Europe to the Caribbean islands. Stray ... Read More »


“Always ask for a room upgrade when you arrive at your hotel. They may laugh, but it never hurts to try!”

Alex Schechter Assistant Editor

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