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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 | World
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.

For 4 Days, Portugal Ran on Renewable Energy Alone

Atlas Obscura | Posted 05.26.2016 | Travel
Atlas Obscura

For 107 hours, from May 7 to May 11, Portugal was the greenest country in the world.

'Green News Report' - May 24, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.24.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: In wake of massive Fort McMurray wildfire, Canada's insurance industry ca...

11 Unexpected Beach Destinations

Jetsetter.com | Posted 05.18.2016 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

Some places are known for their beaches - the Caribbean, California, Croatia - while others remain hidden, just waiting to be discovered. Chelsea Beng...

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...

It's a New Day, and I'm Feeling Good

Rick Steves | Posted 04.15.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

I'm in Portugal and just kicking off a great season of travel. It just makes me happy to be away from the media and into the arms of human reality --...

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...

Moving to Portugal From The U.S.? You've Got to Read This.

Dimitris Vlachos | Posted 04.01.2016 | Travel
Dimitris Vlachos

I could go on for another thousand words, but that's not a good idea. Not only because there is a good chance you would read none, but mainly because not knowing all is part of the magic. Besides sooner or later, you will discover everything you need to know.

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...

Even When Austerity Works, It Doesn't Work

Pavlos Tsimas | Posted 03.02.2016 | World
Pavlos Tsimas

If austerity is not rewarded electorally, even when it is "successful," it makes sense for it to be disparaged more violently when it is not successful-- such as in the case of Greece.

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.

The Berlinale Diaries 2016: Road to Istanbul, a Chef and His Ants, Michael Moore, Alex Gibney & Truth and Power

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 02.20.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Michael Moore in Where to Invade Next, photo © Dog Eat Dog Films I'm haunted by an idea that Algerian-French filmmaker Rachid Bouchareb put out ther...

ReThink Review: Where to Invade Next -- Michael Moore's Promised Land(s)

Jonathan Kim | Posted 02.12.2016 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

While Moore's previous films utilized satire and gallows humor to show how bad things in America really are, Where to Invade Next smartly assumes you already know America's pain points and doesn't dwell on them long.