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Spain and Portugal (with a Philadelphia Bonus)

David Code | Posted 04.29.2016 | Travel
David Code

The Spanish understand something we don't, and it's a big part of what makes life fulfilling. It's called "ambiente." We might be tempted to trans...

Lisbon's Food Circus for Foodies

Rick Steves | Posted 04.18.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

My favorite new eating place in Lisbon is a market turned into a food circus for foodies. The venerable Mercado da Ribeira hosts the Time Out Market. ...

A Perfect Storm of Portuguese Culture

Rick Steves | Posted 04.18.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

Just as I was an expert picnicker as a young backpacker, I'm realizing older backpackers -- who are packing a little extra taste and money -- find the...

Very Old White Port: 'It's Just Heaven in a Glass'

Rick Steves | Posted 04.14.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

I love how Europeans embrace their culture with such expertise, passion, and abandon.

Stow Away with Me for 'A Hundred Days of Europe'

Rick Steves | Posted 04.13.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

I just flew to Europe -- as I have every year at this time since the 1980s -- to kick off another spring of exploring, checking, learning, tasting, an...

The Man With a Maiden Name

Philip B. Richardson | Posted 03.21.2016 | Queer Voices
Philip B. Richardson

I was afraid our decision would look less politically progressive to queer identified friends or colleagues or that my African-American family would register an unequal power dynamic between us in deciding to take another (white) man's name.

The Rise of Portugal - Lisboa Dance Festival

Sean Bradford | Posted 03.10.2016 | Travel
Sean Bradford

There is something special about the first of anything. The excitement of the unknown, the blind dedication it takes to bring a vision to life. And it...

We the Portuguese People: Fighting For What Matters

André Corrêa d'Almeida | Posted 03.15.2016 | World
André Corrêa d'Almeida

Last week the Portuguese people learned that their former Ministry of Finance accepted a job at Arrow Global -- a leading global debt purchaser and ma...

What To Eat In The World's Top Foodie Cities

SmarterTravel | Posted 02.19.2016 | Travel
SmarterTravel

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20 Unusual Gift Ideas for the Traveler in Your Life

Trip4real | Posted 12.09.2015 | Travel
Trip4real

We've all got one, or a few, wanderers in our holiday shopping list. And sometimes, finding the perfect gift can be a little hard, especially since th...

Eurozone Crisis: Anti-Austerity Bloc Wins Majority, Blocked From Power

The Telegraph | Annum Masroor | Posted 10.23.2015 | World

Portugal has entered dangerous political waters. For the first time since the creation of Europe’s monetary union, a member state has taken the expl...

The 10 Most Instagrammable Cities in Europe

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 10.06.2015 | Travel
Eating Europe Tours

Wondering which European cities are best represented on Instagram? Yep, we were too! So we undertook the highly scientific mathematical research of finding out how many times the hashtags for the names of each city in Europe have been used.

Lisbon Puts a Fashion Foot Forward

Misha Pinkhasov | Posted 09.28.2015 | Style
Misha Pinkhasov

Long respected for apparel and accessories production, and now trending in tourism, art and tech, Portugal is set to gain some serious fashion recognition.

Europe's Best Street Art Uncovered

Trip4real | Posted 09.21.2015 | Travel
Trip4real

Back in the day it was considered a kind of vandalism that made cities dirtier and belittled their prestige, but today graffiti is capturing the global attention of travelers, artists and art critics and fueling a new kind of tourism.

12 European Mansion Hotels That Are Postcard-Perfect

Oyster | Posted 09.16.2015 | Travel
Oyster

A stay in a historic mansion-turned-hotel sounds particularly cozy. And sorry North America, South America, Asia, Africa, and Australia (Antarctica, you were never in the running), but nowhere does a stunning estate better than Europe.

Portugal's Spectacular Santa Justa Lift Takes Elevators Up A Level

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 08.21.2015 | Travel

Most of us get around the usual, boring way: walking, driving, biking, busing or taking the subway. But for those who need to get around Lisbon, "The ...

Here's What Happens When Two Gay Men Hold Hands In Lisbon

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Well, this is a pleasant surprise! YouTube personalities Lorenzo and Pedro, who hail from Portugal, decided to conduct a "social experiment" to see ho...

Pedro Costa: The "Unknown" Auteur Deals Out Horse Money

Brandon Judell | Posted 07.30.2015 | Arts
Brandon Judell

In 1997, Pedro Costa, at the age of 38, began a trilogy exploring Portugal's impoverished, an undertaking that would continuously draw raves from the more erudite critics around the world.

Street Artists Design An Old School Arcade Inspired By Brooklyn

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 07.08.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

FAILE may be a religious experience this summer at the Brooklyn Museum, but only one of the hallowed installations is called "Temple." The seedier, more dimly lit venue will surely have the larger number of congregants by far, bless their sacred hearts.

The Big Trip: A City-by-City Guide to Portugal

College Tourist | Posted 06.24.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

I was only going to spend about 5 days in Portugal and see only a couple of highlights before moving onto the next country, but I have no regrets about changing my plans and staying for 12 days to really see the entire country.

Why Lisbon Changed My Mind About Traveling Alone

Sonya Matejko | Posted 06.15.2016 | Travel
Sonya Matejko

I used to be someone that couldn't walk to their locker by themselves in middle school. In high school, I sat in my car if I was meeting someone until they arrived. Even in college, I looked for a friend for every activity from gym classes to the library.

The Perfect European City For Older Independent Travelers

Jon Weisberg | Posted 05.07.2016 | Fifty
Jon Weisberg

Like others our age and with years of travel under our belts, my wife and I avoid group travel. We prefer to curate our own itinerary, pack light, explore at our own pace, and avoid the necessity of small talk with fellow travelers we'll never see again.

Don't Book a Return Flight: 6 Destinations That Are Pricey to Reach, But Cheap to Stay

Oyster | Posted 06.22.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Unless consumer demand drops (which we don't expect anytime soon), flying just about anywhere in the world will remain a costly affair. But that doesn't mean you should put off your travel plans. Instead, we suggest grinning and bearing it, and ponying up for the flight -- but choosing a destination that's cheap once you're there.

8 Family Getaways for Spring Break

Joy Pecknold | Posted 04.13.2015 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

The eight North American and European properties herein all have suites and extras to accommodate kids, but offer starkly different settings and experiences. Poll the clan and make your choice.

The Open Road: Driving From Portugal to Spain

Findery | Posted 03.22.2015 | Travel
Findery

Travelers to Europe often rave about how great it is getting around via trains. Though there is no doubt that this is one the fastest and most efficient ways to travel the continent, my preference is keeping it old school with a nice, laid-back road trip.