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Tag Archives: Spain

Tourist bargains available in Europe this summer

LONDON — Airfares have repeatedly risen this year, the dollar has struggled against the euro, and Europe’s economic crisis is still rattling financial markets. Americans planning their summer vacations could well ask what’s the point of going to Europe this ...

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Coming soon: Short distance for your phone

BARCELONA, Spain — Cell phones are usually used to communicate with people far away. This year, they’ll get the ability to do the opposite: communicate with things that are close enough to touch. It may not sound immediately useful, but ...

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Ready, set, snore! Spain holds siesta contest

MADRID — Some clutched pillows or stuffed animals, others fought back giggles as they sought to take a siesta in public — all in the name of plugging a quintessential Spanish custom endangered by the demands of modern life. Amid ...

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