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  • Where to Go Next in Europe

    Everyone knows Europe's heavy-hitters. But some of the continent's "second" cities have just as much history, culture, and cuisine to offer, with fewer crowds and at more affordable prices. Bon voyage!

    Posted by Jordan Simon on October 29, 2013 at 1:52:09 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • A Wine Lover's Guide to Porto, Portugal

    Portugal's Porto region has earned a permanent spot on the list of top worldwide wine destinations, and in recent years is burgeoning with tourism developments. Here, the ultimate wine lover's guide to Porto.

    Posted by Jessica Dupuy on October 22, 2013 at 12:52:01 PM EDT in Wine & Cocktails, Trip Ideas
  • What to Pack: Lisbon

    Lisbon is one of the coolest European capitals. And it's largely underrated with rich, historical landmarks next to great cafes and restaurants. Pack up to discover your new favorite city break.

    Posted by Bee Shapiro on October 07, 2013 at 1:51:58 PM EDT in Style
  • Modern Memmo Alfama Hotel Opens in Lisbon

    A sleek, new hotel has arrived in Lisbon's oldest neighborhood, Alfama. With leisurely check-ins, communal dining, and a book library to borrow from, it redefines the classic hotel concept.

    Posted by Kristine Hansen on September 24, 2013 at 8:57:27 AM EDT in News, Hotels
  • 8 Reasons to Go to Portugal Now

    There are many more than just eight reasons to visit Portugal at any given time, but with a sweep of recent new openings (from hotels to parks and walking trails), now is really the time to go. Here's why.

    Posted by Anja Mutic on March 11, 2013 at 11:15:33 AM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Six Must-See Small European Cities

    Springtime always brings jaunts to Europe to the forefront of travel wishlists, but if you've hit the top spots (Paris, Rome, Barcelona), it's time to discover something new, like these six smaller cities.

    Posted by Donna Heiderstadt on February 28, 2013 at 5:04:56 PM EST in Trip Ideas
  • Hotel Trend? Rooms that Spin

    Ever feel like falling asleep with one view and waking up with another? A chic new hotel in a historic Portuguese city just outside of Porto has got your back, with their slowly revolving rooms.

    Posted by Kristine Hansen on November 21, 2012 at 2:38:03 PM EST in Hotels
  • Eating Local: What Fish to Order Where

    Chef Missy Robbins, of NYC's A Voce Madison, is an authority figure when it comes to all things pescatarian. So we asked her about the best local fish to order around the world.

    Posted by Kathleen Squires on September 12, 2012 at 10:31:05 AM EDT in Restaurants, Travel Tips
  • Sleek Mercy Hotel Debuts in Lisbon

    Portugal is so hot right now. With an increase in visitors, the country is riding a wave of new hotel openings in the last year alone. Add to those, the Mercy Hotel set to debut in Lisbon next month.

    Posted by Kristine Hansen on August 23, 2012 at 11:25:48 AM EDT in Hotels, News
  • Walk the Rota Vicentina in Portugal's Algarve

    One of the best ways to discover a new place is on foot. And with Portugal's new Rota Vicentina, getting to know the stunning coast along The Algarve just got a whole lot easier.

    Posted by Deanna Cioppa on August 20, 2012 at 6:16:28 PM EDT in Travel Tips, Outdoors