Andalusia

In terms of travel photography this is one "cameo or chocolate box" village scenes © Michelle Chaplow This is the picture
While bombers and aircraft carriers need to do their stuff, the problem of terrorist-related violence will not be solved by force alone. President Hollande must also engage with his alienated Muslim community with the same determination he has shown in attacking ISIS and win them over.
credit: Andrea R. Vaucher credit: Andrea R. Vaucher The next day, Debra and I drove south to the Costa de la Luz to visit
Andalusia at its height shows us clearly that associating a group like ISIS with Islam and calling its leader a "caliph" is a travesty. And there is no lesson greater for everyone than to recall that there was a time, however brief, when people of different cultures and faiths lived together, worked together and prospered together.
Andalusia, the largest and most populated autonomous community (let me rather say federal state) in Spain, has recently switched presidents, from the former José Antonio Griñán to the current Susana Díaz.
From Granada station, we walked to the Hotel Gran Via 44, passing first through a neighborhood which is best described as 21st century post-recession in character.
After spending delightful few days in Seville, my friend, Clay, and I made our way to Cordoba.
Recently I returned to Spain. It was a holiday but also a pilgrimage, a search for something not located in geographical space. I was tracking my parents' dream of Spain, of each other; my own dream of Spain as a place where we'd all been together.
The final two days of the Fes Forum grappled with two large issues of the times: corruption and democracy.
A 25-year-old Spanish man has been ordered to leave home and find a job after he took his parents to court once they stopped
At the Council on Foreign Relations yesterday morning, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf tried to turn crisis into opportunity, specifically an opportunity to broadcast the message of Islamic moderation.
Each man raises the level of play with a cool focus and economy of gesture that make most other players look crude.
For a country with a history of xenophobia towards its Roma population (a.k.a gypsies; or, in Spanish, gitanos), Spain is becoming increasingly fond of traditional gypsy music.