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Madrid vs. Lisbon: Which Is Iberia's Top Pick?

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Spain and Portugal are like fresh sangria and old port. They are different tastes. And while the Euro has helped to remake these countries in some similar ways, the two are like neighbors who roll their eyes at the shouts and spicy smells that drift from next door.

Five Hikes Worth The Cramps In Lisbon

Off Track Planet | Posted 03.27.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Covered in steep hills and rickety descents, Lisbon takes some climbing to explore. While most of Europe gives up the goods pretty easily, Lisbon makes you work for its main attractions.

Portugal: When Heroin Was King

Danna Harman | Posted 09.18.2011 | World
Danna Harman

It often seems the Portuguese experiment is something of a Rorschach test -- in the dark blobs on the page, people can see whatever they want to see.

Five Unique Experiences in Lisbon, Portugal

OneTravel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The compact city invades the senses with colorful facades and intricate balconies, blaring fado music, neighborhood tussles, and roller coaster tram rides.