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The Top 10 Coolest Caves Around the World

Viator | Posted 08.23.2014 | Travel
Viator

The deep, dark world of caves is fascinating. From caves that light up with the glow of millions of glowworms, to underground caverns stuffed with crystals bigger than the average house -- here's our guide to 10 of the coolest caves in the world.

Amazing Images Show How London Would Look on the Algarve

Scott Snowden | Posted 08.23.2014 | Travel
Scott Snowden

Photographer Gus Petro has shown us what London might look like if it were placed on Portugal's rugged Atlantic facing coast, instead of the more temperate River Thames.

'The Best-Laid Plans of Mice and Men' for Spain and England, but Brave U.S. Still Holds Destiny in Own Hands

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 08.23.2014 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

If Sunday's enthralling USA vs Portugal game didn't blow you out of your seat, hello, please check your pulse!

Follow Live: U.S. vs. Portugal

HuffPost Data | Posted 06.22.2014 | Sports

Follow live: U.S. vs. Portugal....

The Shocks Keep Reverberating This Glorious World Cup in Brazil

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 08.21.2014 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

This great World Cup 2014 of shocks and beautiful, counterattacking football continued on, in its three Friday games, with even more treats being offered up this weekend -- Germany vs Ghana on June 21, Belgium vs Russia, and Dempsey's USA vs Ronaldo's Portugal on June 22.

Sport and Society for Arete -- A Huge Week

Richard Crepeau | Posted 08.18.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

So the World Cup is on and in North America the sports calendar is clear. The next three weeks will no doubt produce many great matches, wonderful play, and a few surprises, and the world will be enthralled by the action.

Simulation or Just Unwelcome Gamesmanship, FIFA's World Cup 2014 Drops a Rousing Kick-Off in Brazil!

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 08.13.2014 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

To the human eye, without the benefit of replay, it's easy to be conned by players simulating being fouled. Sorry, simulation, you ask? Okay, let's call it what it is -- cheating!

World Cup 2014: The Definitive Imbibers Guide To World Cup Sips

Imbibe | Posted 08.12.2014 | Taste
Imbibe

May the best team -- and drink -- win!

Luxe Digs Where You Can Hide From Roving Hordes

Oyster | Posted 08.10.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Worried about a Game of Thrones-style invasion on your next trip? Roving hordes? Zombie armies? We totally feel you. Travel can be a bit scary, and if you're the type that likes to feel extra secure when you get away, you might appreciate the idea of staying in a hotel that's, well, fortified.

The Power of Questions to Fix Political Reputation

André Corrêa d'Almeida | Posted 07.28.2014 | World
André Corrêa d'Almeida

Disappointingly, though perhaps not surprisingly, voter turnout in Portugal has collapsed from 91.5 percent in 1975, the year of the first democratic elections, to 58.1 percent in the 2011 parliamentary elections.

Get From Spain To Portugal In Less Than A Minute

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.24.2014 | Travel

What if you could get on a zip line and then wind up in another country? What if we told you it would take less than a minute? Interested? Hop on ...

10 Luxury Hotels For Long Weekends

Joy Pecknold | Posted 07.23.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

There's always a long weekend on the horizon, so here's 10 of the best places across four regions -- North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific -- for a short but sumptuous escape where you're guaranteed to get spoiled rotten.

19th-Century General Teaches 21st-Century Economists and Politicians: Arthur Wellesley and the IMF Programs in Portugal

André Corrêa d'Almeida | Posted 07.15.2014 | World
André Corrêa d'Almeida

Last week, the Prime Minister of Portugal announced the end of the third intervention of the International Monetary Fund in the country since 1978. But the challenges Portugal faces in building a flexible economy will continue.

Four Decades after the 'Third Wave of Democratization' and the Irrelevance of Political Parties' Differences in Portugal: 1974-2014

André Corrêa d'Almeida | Posted 02.19.2015 | World
André Corrêa d'Almeida

In the last forty years, periods of economic growth, stagnation, and recession have occurred in equal measure irrespective of which party held the power.

Portugal's Quinta Da Regaleira Is The Castle Of Our Dreams

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.18.2014 | Travel

If you're ever in the neighborhood, you have to stop by. The neighborhood, of course, being Sintra, Portugal. And the attraction? An estate called...

We Found The Prettiest Shoreline Ever

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.21.2015 | Travel

Yes, we have stumbled upon some incredibly gorgeous beaches in recent weeks. And yes, we stumble upon beaches a lot. But we couldn't resist running...

'The Worst Tours'

Posted 03.30.2014 | Travel

Sometimes you gotta make the most of a not-so-great situation. Take three enterprising (and out of work) architects in Porto, the second-largest ci...

Choose Your Own Adventure: Cruise Ship Edition

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.27.2014 | Travel

Have you ever wanted to skip out on a certain cruise ship destination and just jet ahead to the next port of call? If you're a passenger on the Braem...

Why San Francisco Natives Will Love Lisbon

Karin Swanson | Posted 05.19.2014 | San Francisco
Karin Swanson

In reality, "Lisbon" is an incredible gem, heartier than an artichoke and with more history than a Dan Brown book.

6 Budget Destinations Where You Can Stretch Your Travel Dollar

Oyster | Posted 05.14.2014 | Travel
Oyster

If you're yearning to get away from it all but don't want to break the bank in the process, these six budget destinations come through with incredible deals and plenty of sun-dappled relaxation.

Blooming Spring: European Hotlist 2014

Gogobot | Posted 05.12.2014 | Travel
Gogobot

Stuck in snowstorms and sub-zeros? Spring from the pits of winter hibernation to sun-kissed blossoms in Europe. Spring is exquisite in the continent steeped in history, cultivated in culture and bursting with beauty.

STEP RIGHT UP

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.09.2014 | Travel

Welcome to Berlenga Grande, the prettiest island you've never heard of. You'll find it in the Berlengas archipelago, which is a string of islands ...

Lisbon, Portugal -- Baixa, Heart of the City

Illeana Hoffman | Posted 04.08.2014 | Travel
Illeana Hoffman

We wanted a unique travel experience, not just another "typical" tourist destination... and we found a very special place in Lisbon.

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.

Madeleine McCann Investigators Want To Interview Three Alleged Burglars

Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

Authorities in the UK are traveling to Portugal this week to interview three men in connection with the disappearance of Madeleine McCann. The thr...