Lisbon

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Lisbon — Lisbon, Portugal’s capital, is a slow-paced place where hilltop vistas of the Tagus River compete for attention with the aging beauty of its buildings, fantastic food, and a distinctly melancholic ambience.

Why Go

For the mix of Old World and modernist architecture, world-class museums, and a laidback cosmopolitan attitude.

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How To Get A Proper Dose Of Fado In Lisbon

November 15, 2013 by Will McGough

We know what you’re thinking: “Fado” is a chain of Irish pubs in cities all across America. Well, yeah… we’re not really sure what’s up with that, because Fado ... Read More »

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5 Portuguese Wine Regions for Sips and Savings

September 19, 2013 by Amanda Black

Portuguese wines offer some of the best value in the world. The country may be small, but its geography – with coast on one side, mountains in the center, and an ... Read More »

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5 Lesser-Known Destinations to Visit in Portugal

July 31, 2013 by Amanda Black

Rich with history, it seems Portugal itself should be a UNESCO World Heritage Site –we've lost count of how many of its cities and towns have been given the ... Read More »

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Four Tips for Revving Up Spring Travel Romance

April 06, 2011 by Donna Heiderstadt

Spring is a great time for a romantic getaway – either to Europe, the Caribbean, Mexico, Canada, or the West Coast – so here are four tips to help you ... Read More »

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Four New Hotels in Historic Lisbon

December 09, 2010 by Stephanie Pitts

As far as Western Europe goes, Portugal is a more economical alternative to its neighbors, while still offering dazzling beaches, an Old World capital city, ... Read More »

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