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  • Lisbon's glorious past is present on every corner
    Lisbon's glorious past is present on every corner
    Lisbon, Portugal melds new world San Francisco landscape with old world European charm. Trolley cars, formidable hills, and riverside views, complete with suspension bridge, are layered with narrow cobble stone streets, grand squares lined with...
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    5 more great coffee houses in Europe
    Let’s face it—the coffee house subculture has gone mainstream. What better way to enjoy the flavor of a city while experiencing its history, great people watching opportunities, local life, and new coffee trends?If you missed the...
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    Dengue not a threat to spread throughout Europe according to Lisbon professor
    The dengue fever outbreak currently affecting Madeira Island off the coast of Portugal does not necessarily present a risk to the European continent due to the absence of the appropriate vector to spread the disease, says a Portuguese parasitology...
  • Wisconsin-born celebrity profile: Kurtwood Smith
    Wisconsin-born celebrity profile: Kurtwood Smith
    That '70s Show is one of the most beloved period shows to grace television, and actor Kurtwood Smith, or "Red Forman", plays no small part in its success. While fans are certainly familiar with the Wisconsin setting of the show, they...
  • The hills of Lisbon
    Lisbon, Portugal: A complete guide
    Maybe it’s the ocean breeze, the seafood, the aroma of home made cooking, the legal drugs or the culture, but there really is something in the air that makes Lisbon enchanting. It is something you can’t quite put your finger on. Part...
  • Sheraton Lisboa lets you live the high life in Lisbon
    Living the high life in Lisbon
    Lisbon, Portugal, is one of the major capitals of Europe, with an incredibly rich cultural life.And one of the most wonderful surprises about visiting Lisbon is the value for money, so you can enjoy the rich life without needing a trust fund. You...
  • Lisbon's Belem District is monument to Age of Discovery
    Lisbon, Portugal's Belem District is monument to Age of Discovery
    Belem, where some of Lisbon's most iconic places are located, used to be separate city; today, it stands as a monument to the Discoveries, to Exploration, to the time when Portugal was one of the richest countries in the world.Jerónimos...
  • Balcony with a view at Sofitel Liberdade Lisbon
    Sofitel Liberade—modern comfort in atmospheric Lisbon
    By David Stewart White16 March 2011Lisbon, Portugal looks a bit like a sun-drenched Paris in places, and probably no place more so than along the Avenida Da Liberdade. The broad, tree-line boulevard was designed after Paris' famous Avenue des...
  • Spectacular castles are abound in Sintra, Portugal
    Spectacular castles are abound in Sintra, Portugal
    Sintra is a castle-studded town in western Portugal. The quaint city is a perfect side trip when visiting Lisbon and can be enjoyed in a single day. It is only 40 minutes by train from Lisbon, with a round trip ticket costing just over $5 (3,95...
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    Lisbon is a great alternative to the tourist-heavy European capitals
    When most people think of going to Europe, the first places that come to mind are probably France, Italy, and Spain, among others. Lisbon, Portugal may not be near the top of the list, but there is certainly a case to be made for its presence...
  • London, Paris, Portugal?: Exploring a lesser-known country
    London, Paris, Portugal?: Exploring a lesser-known country
    Most travelers omit Portugal from their list of destinations, which is a tragedy. Portugal is a country with a rich culture and landscape that one can truly enjoy. Lisbon, the capital, has a unique charm and the layout of the city along with the...
  • The Walkmen prolong European tour
    The Walkmen prolong European tour
    Via pastemagazine.com, long-standing indie stalwarts, The Walkmen, recently extended their current tour to be able to include more dates in Europe.The trip is designed to promote their latest release, Lisbon.The Walkmen's tour covers a fairly...