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This Couple's Moving Abroad To Escape Trump. Here Are 11 Good Places To Go.

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.31.2017 | Travel

Back when the idea of President Donald Trump seemed like a far-fetched giggle, many Americans said they’d leave the country if he ever took office. ...

Oporto for the Weekend

College Tourist | Posted 01.30.2017 | Travel
College Tourist

By College Tourist - Author Carson Sharp of Georgia Southern University. Fall in Love with Oporto, Portugal in Just Two Days Situated in the North...

This Magical Library Hotel Is A Book Lover's Dream Come True

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.17.2017 | Travel

If you tend to spend your vacations reading, then this is the spot for you. The Literary Man hotel in Óbidos, Portugal is home to about 50,000 books ...

'Portugal musicwise is the bridge between EU, America and Africa'

FaceCulture | Posted 01.17.2017 | Entertainment
FaceCulture

An interview with Nuno Saraiva from WHY Portugal during Eurosonic Noorderslag. He talks about the music in focus country Portugal....

Europe's Perfect, Little-Known Island Chain Won't Be A Secret Much Longer

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Landazuri | Posted 01.06.2017 | Travel

The only thing better than an unspoiled paradise is one that nobody you know has visited yet. Some people can say they’re familiar with the Azores...

Why This Big Wave Surfer Is Only Interested In Tackling The Biggest Monsters

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 12.30.2016 | Sports

Andrew Cotton is determined to find the biggest, steepest, gnarliest wave in the world to surf. Then he’s going to look for an even bigger wave. “...

Meatless Monday: Portuguese Mashup

Ellen Kanner | Posted 12.26.2016 | Green
Ellen Kanner

America has been called the melting pot -- the idea is that we're a blend of cultures. Portugal does a better job of showing how it's done, with influ...

The Country Everybody Will Be Visiting In 2017

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 12.23.2016 | Travel

Chilly Iceland was hot with travelers in 2016, and Thailand had its heyday the year before that. But next year’s hotspot just may trounce them both ...

COP22 -- Taking Stock Of The Action

Niels B. Christiansen | Posted 11.21.2016 | Green
Niels B. Christiansen

COP22 in Marrakesh, Morocco, was a COP of action, or as Rachel Kyte, CEO of Sustainable Energy for All put it: "COP22 is the kind of COP where people ...

Nicoletta Braschi and Andrea Renzi Perform "Happy Days" in Lisbon

Karin Badt | Posted 11.12.2016 | Arts
Karin Badt

Nicoletta Braschi and Andrea Renzi received a standing ovation for their rendering of Samuel Beckett's "Happy Days" this weekend, to a packed audience...

Random Sunsets Around the World - Part 5, Southern Europe - Sinking Low on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 11.06.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Today the blog series on sunsets moves on to southern Europe, yet again focussing on the both the actual setting and the buildings or landscapes caugh...

Why the UN's new chief represents a pivotal moment for "Brand Portugal"

Richard Attias | Posted 10.13.2016 | Politics
Richard Attias

By U.S. Mission Photo by Eric Bridiers [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons The selection of António Guterres -- Portugal's popular and widely res...

World's Top Diplomat -- It's Guterres Of Portugal!

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 10.06.2016 | Home
Evelyn Leopold

In a surprisingly quick decision, the 15 members of the UN Security Council stood in a row to show they were united behind the candidacy of Antonio Guterres, a former UN refugee agency chief and an ex-prime minister of Portugal.

'São Jorge' Hits Venice: An Interview with Marco Martins, Nuno Lopes and Mariana Nunes

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.05.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

I'll admit it, the Portuguese film São Jorge by Marco Martins was briefly called "the other boxing movie" by me in Venice. But after a spellbinding...

The Venice Diaries 2016: 'São Jorge', 'Tabl' and Wearing Dennis Hopper's Poncho

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.05.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

In fact, even when the broodingly handsome Jorge, played to quiet perfection by Nuno Lopes, tries to get his ex-wife Susana, played wonderfully by the real-life stunner Mariana Nunes, his desperate urgency is too much for her to bear, at first.

A Year In Port

Terence Clarke | Posted 07.25.2016 | Style
Terence Clarke

All three of these documentary films display the many difficulties to be found in growing grapes and making wine, no matter what kind. But for me, these Portuguese vines, many of them so old, yet still so remarkably fine, present the most challenging difficulties of them all... simply because of where they are.

This Paradise May Be The Best Place To Retire In Europe

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 07.25.2016 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

I wasn't in Chelsea when I awoke this morning but Lisbon. My brain's so foggy with jet-lag, though, that, when I opened my eyes, I wasn't sure at first where I was.

Sport and Society for Arete - Wimbledon, Euro 2016, and The Open

Richard Crepeau | Posted 07.21.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

For all those tired of the scandals, the doping, the cheating, the assaults of all sorts, not mention the exploding egos and profligate millionaires t...

EURO 2016: Portugal Made It... And We Deserved It!

Joana Godinho | Posted 07.12.2016 | Sports
Joana Godinho

The following article was written by the Portuguese journalist Germano Almeida. Portugal scored its first European title, and sorry to tell you but...

Portugal Defeats France 1-0 To Win Euro 2016 Championship

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 07.10.2016 | Sports

PARIS (Reuters) - Substitute Eder scored in extra-time to give Portugal a 1-0 win over hosts France in the Euro 2016 final on Sunday as they secured t...

Cristiano Ronaldo Leaves Euro 2016 Final In Tears After Knee Injury

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 07.10.2016 | Sports

Cristiano Ronaldo’s dream of leaving France this week with a Euro 2016 winner’s medal is done. Portugal’s captain was taken off before halftime ...

8 Beautiful Hotel Pools You Can Only Find in Europe

Oyster | Posted 07.08.2016 | Travel
Oyster

After checking into the hotel, dipping into the pool is high on the vacation agenda. Whether you're in the sub-zero temperatures of Iceland or soaking...

Germany vs France And Wales vs Portugal -- But The Fiery Welsh Dragon Would Make Daenerys Targaryen Take Notice

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 07.05.2016 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

All over the world, people are going gaga for the underdog team with the fierce Welsh dragon crest on the team's chests. After the Belgium win, Twitter went wacky for Wales, a country that had never even qualified for the Euro tournament previously.

This Portuguese Street Art Will Take You On A Trippy Journey

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 07.05.2016 | Arts

You've never seen graffiti like this. This is my last wall in Loures at "Prior Velho" for the project "LOURES ARTE PUBLICA " near Lisbon Obrigado...

Brexit And Trump Show The Rejection Of Liberalism

The Conversation US | Posted 06.28.2016 | Home
The Conversation US

The current rejection of the liberal idea has come in disparate forms and is by no means universal. Last week's Brexit vote in the United Kingdom and Donald Trump's presidential ambitions in the United States are only the most obvious signs of this new illiberal wave.