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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 BEACH EVER

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 04.15.2014 | 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 03.19.2014 | 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 03.14.2014 | 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 03.13.2014 | 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.

Portugal Sells Famous Art In Effort To Recoup Debt

AP | BARRY HATTON | Posted 04.06.2014 | Arts

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal is hoping a master of surrealism can help taxpayers recoup some of the millions they lost rescuing a failed bank. ...

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...

WATCH: Massive 23 Meter Waves Hit The Coast Of Portugal

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

While the eastern United States deals with a chilling winter front, the western coast of Portugal is experiencing some monster ocean waves. On Jan...

15 Amazing Photos Of Daily Life Around the World

minube | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
minube

For many travelers exploring the far reaches of our planet, it's tempting to focus exclusively on the sights, museums, beaches, and bars while overlooking the very thing that breathes life into these amazing places: the people.

In Search of Elusive Growth: Making the Most of R&D Tax Incentives

OECD | Posted 03.02.2014 | Business
OECD

Finding new sources of growth right now is tough. Innovation -- which fosters competitiveness, productivity, and job creation -- can help but with budgets stretched to the limit how can governments boost innovation in their economies?

These Lisbon Buildings Are Really Beautiful

Posted 12.29.2013 | Travel

Lisbon, Portugal, is famous for its Gothic cathedrals, winding streets, imposing monasteries and stunning museums. But did you know Lisbon is also hom...

What We Can Learn From The Basque

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 02.23.2014 | World
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

This blog explains what Portugal and Spain can learn from the Basque. The Basque Country is one of Spain's 17 Autonomous Communities in the current te...

The Republic's King

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 02.16.2014 | World
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

Portugal is one of Europe's oldest nations. It became a Kingdom when it split from the Kingdom of León in 1143. It has been a Republic since 1910. As...

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.

20 Coziest Countryside Getaways in North America and Europe

Joy Pecknold | Posted 02.09.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

A drop in temperature isn't all bad though, because it means cuddling up to a fire and sipping hot cocoa (or something stiffer).

To Spy in Lisbon

Olivia Katrandjian | Posted 02.03.2014 | Travel
Olivia Katrandjian

Stays in the city inspired authors such as Graham Greene and Ian Fleming to write some of the best espionage tales of the last century, from Our Man in Havana to the first of the 007 series, Casino Royale.

The Plural of German is "Germen"

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 01.31.2014 | Business
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

The Germen are perfectly able to disseminate their euphoria and enthusiasm on top of their rigor and discipline. A New Europe shall then be born. Perhaps the "Pigs" can contribute with their creativity and improvisation which the Germen lack.

5 Bone Palaces In Europe That Will Scare the Sh*t Out of You

Off Track Planet | Posted 01.27.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

All those dusty skulls staring at you were the people who built the incredible places where we like to get drunk and stumble around as we travel through this amazing continent. That's a pretty cool connection, make no bones about it.

Street Artist Adorns Cities Across The Globe With Massive, Intricate Animals

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

New Work from ROA in Austria, Canada, Great Britain, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the US. Today we visit with street artist, urban n...

Why José Saramago Was Right

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

José Saramago, one of Portugal's best writers ever, and the only one who has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1998, anticipated in an in...