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Why I Was Happy I Changed My Mind About Portugal.

Carolyn Dickson | Posted 02.26.2016 | Travel
Carolyn Dickson

We went to Faro, Lisbon, & Sintra. Faro is at the bottom of Portugal and is a super cute fishing town. I had the best salmon of my life in Faro. Lisbon is HUGE and filled with some seriously awesome graffiti, a kick ass aquarium and funky streets everywhere.

12 European Mansion Hotels That Are Postcard-Perfect

Oyster | Posted 09.16.2015 | Travel

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.

The Amazing Graffiti Art in the Ruins of the Darul Aman Palace

Paula Froelich | Posted 05.19.2014 | Arts
Paula Froelich

On the edge of Kabul, Afghanistan, framed by the snowy peaks of the Hindu Kush, lies the Darul Aman Palace, the former home of Afghan King Amanullah Khan.

Vandals Inflict 'Irreparable' Damage On America's Only Palace

Posted 02.10.2014 | Weird News

America's only royal palace -- Iolani Palace in Honolulu, Hawaii -- was vandalized on the morning of Feb. 8, when a 21-year-old man and 30-year-old wo...

PHOTOS: 10 Jaw-Dropping Castles From Around The World

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 07.01.2013 | HuffPost Home

We're just wondering if there's a modern day Prince Charming inside.

Thomas Jorion's 'Forgotten Palaces': Where Beauty Meets Decay

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 03.19.2013 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

In his series Forgotten Palaces, French photographer Thomas Jorion has captured deserted palaces and stunning villas abandoned by their owners for var...

PHOTOS: 10 Illustrious British Royal Homes

Historvius | Posted 08.02.2012 | Travel

Timeless glamor, fascinating tales and a touch of intrigue, the British royal residences reflect everything that draws us to the royals themselves. To...

Karen Knorr: "India Song," the Panchatantra of the 21st Century

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 02.08.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

2011-12-09-tigerpull2.jpgIn "India Song," each finished photograph is both a mystery and a fable.

PHOTOS: The World's Most Historic Palaces

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The approaching royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton has raised many a hot topic, not least of which is where will these newlyweds live?...

PHOTOS: 25 Gorgeous Palaces

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

We've covered the world's most beautiful castles on several occasions. Now, we turn to palaces, distinct from castles in that they are primarily place...

8 Things You Shouldn't Miss on Oahu, Hawaii (PHOTOS)

TravelSort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Everyone has their own idea of what makes the perfect Hawaiian vacation. It might be lazing on the beach, or doing some adventurous hikes, or cycling...

PHOTOS: The World's Most Spectacular Castles

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

From the storybook splendor of Germany's Neuschwanstein to the delicate scope of Japan's Himeji, castles inspire fantasy, adventure, excitement and ev...

Vote On Your Favorite European Castle

The Huffington Post | Susan Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Reckon it's time to renovate the homestead? Your home is your castle! Check out the HuffPost's Top European Castles and see what catches your eye. Ge...