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Madrid, Valencia and Barcelona: what’s new for 2020 | Travel

MADRID SleepThe biggest event in the Spanish capital’s hotel scene this summer is the reopening of the Ritz as the new branch of Mandarin Oriental. Built between the Prado and the Madrid Stock Exchange, this was a hotel intended to accommodate visiting royalty — which is exactly how you should ...

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Prague to Start Renovation of Historic Old Town Market

Prague to Start Renovation of Historic Old Town Market

Prague’s Old Town Market (Staroměstská tržnice) is one of the city’s most historic indoor marketplaces, currently housing a supermarket and shoe repair shop it gives a rather underwhelming impression. “We calculated that repairs should cost CZK 300 million, but it is already clear that the actual price will be about ...

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A visitor’s guide to food, fun, and shopping in St. Louis

A visitor's guide to food, fun, and shopping in St. Louis

× Photography by Kevin A. Roberts St. Louis Wheel at Union Station WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE OF THE ENTERPRISE CENTER Downtown Experience some of St. Louis’ most iconic attractions just a short hike from the Enterprise Center, situated beside the elegant Stifel Theatre. The Gateway Arch recently underwent a five-year, $380 ...

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Historic Paris Post 1 energizes a new generation

Historic Paris Post 1 energizes a new generation

American Legion centennial events occurred throughout the nation and around the world in 2019. No fewer than 4,000 local posts conducted activities to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the nation’s largest organization of wartime veterans. I spent significant time on the road throughout the centennial celebration – working on the ...

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Night Watch marks anniversary of historic event

Night Watch marks anniversary of historic event

PETERBORO — Across the states and more than 100 years ago, people waited anxiously for the nation to change with the passing of the Emancipation Proclamation. On Tuesday, Dec. 31, local residents of Peterboro came together for the annual Emancipation Proclamation Watch Night at the National Abolition Hall of Fame ...

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Egypt’s sovereign fund to revamp historic area under citadel

Egypt's sovereign fund to revamp historic area under citadel

BELEDWEYNE, Somalia: As Somalia withered from drought early this year, and her goats dropped dead from thirst, Maka Abdi Ali begged for rain. When the skies finally opened, nature was unmerciful. Unrelenting downpours in October turned to flash floods, destroying her meager home and few remaining possessions, and washing away ...

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