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Jamie Galbraith: The Greek Revolt Threatens European Elites

Lynn Parramore | Posted 07.09.2015 | Politics
Lynn Parramore

Here Galbraith discusses the last week's dramatic turn of events and what is at stake going forward as the austerity doctrine -- and the entire neoliberal project -- come under threat.

Wildfires In Spain And Portugal Force 1,350 To Evacuate

AP | HAROLD HECKLE | Posted 07.05.2015 | World

MADRID (AP) — More than 1,350 residents were evacuated in Spain's northeastern region of Aragon as a wildfire spread through a pine forest amid a li...

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.

TripInView: A Fascinating, New Tool for Choosing One's Vacation!

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 06.16.2015 | Travel
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

Waters in all shades of blue, from light sky blue to turquoise, and gorgeous beaches drenched in white, golden or black sand pass in front of the user's eyes at TripInView.com, a site that offers a new way of choosing one's vacation.

Why Lisbon Changed My Mind About Traveling Alone

Sonya Matejko | Posted 06.16.2015 | 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.

Nana's Gonna Spruce Up the 'Hood

Greg Schwem | Posted 06.05.2015 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Dad's been gone over a year now. It was time to sit down with Mom and have that uncomfortable but necessary conversation about moving on. I started with simple suggestions.

The Museum and Library of the Hispanic Society of America: A Hidden Gem in New York City

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 06.02.2015 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The Museum and Library of The Hispanic Society of America is perhaps the least known of New York City museums, yet it has an extraordinary collection. I recently spent a delightful afternoon at the museum, which reflects the vision of Archer Milton Huntington to establish an institution dedicated to the celebration of Hispanic culture.

5 São Miguel Experiences for Your Bucket List

Katy Miller | Posted 05.28.2015 | Travel
Katy Miller

When I fly, I'm usually not the one looking out the window as we start the descent. But as São Miguel island came into sight, I couldn't stop staring at the breathtakingly green island scattered with craggy mountains and sapphire lakes. By the time we actually landed, I couldn't wait to get on the road.

Finding Beauty, Religion and Heritage in São Miguel, The Azores (PHOTOS)

Sivan Askayo | Posted 05.28.2015 | Travel
Sivan Askayo

For the last three years I have been traveling to Portugal to photograph its beauty. I have been to Lisbon a numerous times, captured Porto on a rainy weekend, been to the university of Coimbra, passed through Aveiro, and wined and dined in Alentejo, the so-called Tuscany of Portugal.

'Evil Back Upon Itself Recoils'

Nancy K. Humphreys | Posted 05.26.2015 | Business
Nancy K. Humphreys

The eurozone is playing a dangerous game with Greece. Officials are treating the Greek crisis of payments as a liquidity problem. And that's true as far as it goes. But Milton's famous line from Paradise Lost in the title of this post may still be true for the European Union.

197,000 Fans View 'Bad Boy' Nick Kyrgios's #VolleyingChallenge - He Nominates Andy Murray & Serena Williams to "Go to the Wall Against Cancer"

Paul Sanderson | Posted 05.12.2015 | Impact
Paul Sanderson

New 20-year-old Aussie tennis sensation Nick Kyrgios has come perilously close to being defaulted for language and/or racquet and ball abuse at the US Open, the Australian Open, where John McEnroe was famously defaulted in 1990, and the Estoril Open in Portugal.

The Madeira Film Festival: Cinema Paraíso

Ari Ratner | Posted 05.11.2015 | Arts
Ari Ratner

The international film scene is dotted with a series of spectacular events -- from the glitz of Cannes to the slopes of Sundance to Toronto and Tribeca -- to more intimate festivals everywhere from Sarajevo to Missoula, Montana.

The Perfect European City For Older Independent Travelers

Jon Weisberg | Posted 05.07.2015 | 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.

Portugal Media Outraged Over Proposed Election Coverage Law

AP | Posted 06.24.2015 | Media

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's leading media companies are in uproar over proposals by political parties that would require journalists to submi...

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.

Iberian Holy Days: Celebrations Both Saintly And Wild

Associated Press | Giovanna Dell'Orto | Posted 04.14.2015 | Religion

PORTO, Portugal (AP) - Smoke hung heavily over this hilly city, broken by flickering flames, when I mustered my courage, plunged into the crowd and br...

Hiking in SW Portugal

Don Mankin | Posted 06.13.2015 | Travel
Don Mankin

What comes to mind when you think of Portugal? Cathedrals? Historic sites? Sixteenth Century explorers? Former colonies in Asia? Lethal jellyfish? How about some of the best hiking in the world.

This Adorable Portuguese Town Looks Straight Out Of The Flintstones

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.16.2015 | Travel

Living under a rock isn't necessarily a good thing, but living within a rock? That's totally normal, if you live in an ancient town in Portugal. W...

In Her Shoes: Portuguese Men Heel for Women's Rights

Misha Pinkhasov | Posted 05.09.2015 | Style
Misha Pinkhasov

It is to celebrate women to be sure - one mustn't be too dour about these things - and there are many ways of doing so. But there are certainly options more in keeping with the spirit of the day than pushing cliches and gift-giving while ignoring the plight of women the rest of the year.

A Sense of Nature and History in Portugal

Jeanine Barone | Posted 05.01.2015 | Travel
Jeanine Barone

All of this history is set in Portugal's Centro region that's barely a one-hour drive from the airport in Lisbon. And yet, it couldn't be more distinct from the capital.

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.

Angry Greeks Threaten to Halt European Juggernaut

Doug Bandow | Posted 04.12.2015 | World
Doug Bandow

A breakdown of the European bailout program might make a Greek exit from the euro ("Grexit") the only feasible option. And the popular revolt against outsiders dictating economic policy creates a huge new roadblock to attempts to expand Brussels' power over EU members.

What The U.S. Can Learn From Portugal About Decriminalizing Drugs

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 02.03.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Here in the U.S., we have heard the phrase "War on Drugs" for more than 40 years. It started in 1971, with Richard Nixon labeling drugs as "public ene...

Portugal Approves Citizenship Plan For Sephardic Jews

AP | BARRY HATTON | Posted 01.31.2015 | Religion

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Five centuries after burning thousands of Jews at the stake, forcing them to convert to Christianity or expelling them, Port...

Week to Week News Quiz for 1/30/15

John Zipperer | Posted 04.01.2015 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

There's more to this week than preparing for a big football game, as our latest Week to Week news quiz shows. Here are some random but real hints: In...