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

College Tourist | Posted 06.24.2015 | 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.

My Lust for the Little Frenchie!

Mehdy Ghannad | Posted 12.17.2014 | Travel
Mehdy Ghannad

The Francesinha is a sandwich concoction of epic proportions, packed with almost every type of meat that Portugal produces.

The Look and Feel of 'Inevitably Urban'

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 11.29.2014 | Arts
Charles R. Wolfe

I have compiled 25 photographs for this essay -- taken in multiple locations since 2009, including cities on four continents. The photographs are presented in black and white, to better show the contrast between the human and built environment, yet also emphasize the undeniably symmetry between.

50 Incredible Travel Destinations to Consider for 2014

Viator | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel
Viator

No, we don't propose that you visit all 50 in a year -- although, hey, that's an admirable goal -- merely that you take these places into consideration when planning your 2014 travels.

3 Charming and Affordable European Cities You Haven't Visited Yet

Budget Travel | Posted 02.12.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Anybody visiting a city from which both J.R.R. Tolkien and Ozzy Osbourne sprang should be prepared for a dose of cognitive dissonance, and Birmingham (or "Brum," as it's affectionately known in the U.K.) delivers.

Port, Paintings & Plazas - Porto's Must-Sees

Kensington Tours | Posted 10.03.2013 | Travel
Kensington Tours

Grab yourself a glass of port, sit back, relax, and discover the magic of Porto: an intoxicating world of succulent port, medieval architecture, and breathtaking landscapes.

PHOTOS: Portugal's Graceful City

Sivan Askayo | Posted 04.09.2013 | Travel
Sivan Askayo

One of the busiest and most fashionable streets in Porto is Rua Galerias de Paris, which -- no wonder -- is spotted by some cafes and restaurants reminiscent of Paris.

Uncovering 40 Hours Of Contemporary Art

Mehdy Ghannad | Posted 11.06.2012 | Travel
Mehdy Ghannad

In Northern Portugal, the Serralves Em Festa keeps attendees busy with its 240 plus activities and events over the course of 40 hours. The backdrop of this contemporary arts festa, or festival in Portuguese, is Portugal's second largest city, Porto, already well known for its famous port wine.

Portugal Is Everything You Expected And Much More

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 09.11.2012 | Travel
Elysabeth Alfano

There were certainly things that I expected to see and experience while traveling in Portugal ---- seafood, beaches, old churches -- but, for every expectation fulfilled, a surprise cropped up.

Man City To Lodge Complaint About Racial Abuse At Porto

AP | Posted 04.17.2012 | Sports

PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Manchester City alleges its players were racially abused during its Europa League win over Porto on Thursday and has told the...

The World's Great Bookshops

Black Tomato | Posted 01.28.2012 | Travel
Black Tomato

To inspire you to feel the same we've handpicked our favorite bookshops from around the globe. There are some truly magical bookstores out there, if you just know where to look.

Port Wine Industry Struggles, Remains Optimistic

AP | By BARRY HATTON | Posted 12.23.2011 | Home

PINHAO, Portugal -- When Dominic Symington looks out from his shady hillside garden across the vineyards of Portugal's majestic Douro Valley, he sees ...

GREAT EXHIBITIONS: The Summer's Top 3 Exhibitions Around the World

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Calder to Warhol: Introducing the Fisher Collection at SFMOMA, Marlene Dumas: Against the Wall at the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art and Matisse: Radical Invention, 1913-1917 at the MOMA.