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PORTUGAL – A CHARMING DEAL

Today is Portugal Day. Portugal is celebrating its national poet Luis de Camoes (1524-80) who died on this day 428 years [...]

PORTUGUESE VILLAGE ON A MOUNTAIN TOP

A two and a half hours drive away from Portugal’s capital Lisbon, lies Marvao on top of a 2,900 feet high mountain. The village offers striking views over the surrounding [...]

RURAL RETREATS IN PORTUGAL

How about re-loading your batteries at a quinta in [...]

CASCAIS, CHIC LISBON SUBURB BECOMING ARTSY

Cascais has been a favorite among the rich and aristocratic in Lisbon for over a century. And now the place is also becoming popular with the masses. Young Lisboans discovered Cascais already a few years ago and now this elegant seaside suburb of Lisboa is quickly becoming popular with art buyers and gallery [...]

WEEKLY SUMMARY

Summary of articles from the past [...]

20 EUROPEAN BEACHES

Mark Hodson has compiled a list for The Sunday Times of 20 great beaches in Europe. [...]

THE CHARM OF LISBON, PORTUGAL

Often overlooked but charming, Lisbon can offer many advantages: It’s a historic city with beautiful architecture, a mild climate, a variety of attractions both in-town and nearby, a better value than most other capitals in western Europe, interesting restaurants, elegant cafes, a vibrant nightlife, and an impressive boulevard, Avenida da [...]