Marlene Marques

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3 Reasons Why You Have To Visit The Convent Of Christ In Tomar

I got to know the <b>Convent of Christ</b> when I was still at school. The monument in Tomar, Portugal, is part of school curricula, such is the history that …

All About The Rome City Pass

When I visited Rome last year, I was surprised by how many tourists the city has, and, of course, with the access to the main monuments. At that …

Italy

International Sea Urchin Festival — Portugal

If there is a product that defines Ericeira, in Portugal, is the sea urchin. It’s in the ocean when we surf, it’s in the village’s coat of arms, in …

Ice Cream

Top Destinations In Europe During Easter Time

Easter vacation is the first opportunity of the year to pack our bags and escape the home/work/home routine. Airbnb rolled up its sleeves, picked up …

Europe

Herdade dos Grous — A Glass Full Of Alentejo

A winter day, with the rain giving a break. For me, this is the best time to do a wine tasting. In the summer everything happens, there are a …

Wine Cellars

The Passport of Joana Duarte

Known Portuguese actress and model, <b>Joana Duarte</b> is also a tireless traveler!<p>She opened the doors of her house to speak with me about her passion for …

Lisbon Restaurant Week 2018

Every year <b>Lisbon</b> <b>Restaurant Week</b> offers a list with some of the best restaurants in the city at a much lower price. This is always a unique …

7 Culinary Experiences That Will Make You Travel… Or Not

I’m Portuguese and, for those who don’t know our most typical food, my country has a variety of culinary experiences that scare the most …

Sagres — Land of surf, and history

I’m not a person who spends summers in the Algarve. It’s too much confusion for me. But, in the winter months, this is one of my favorites havens. …

The best holidays in South Africa – a month-by-month guide

I’m often asked about the best time to visit South Africa, but the answer depends on exactly where you’re heading and what you intend to do. December to February is peak season on the coast, with everyone broiling in the sun and gazing out to sea, but those in the know arrive in March and stay …

29 Vegetarian Recipes That Are Anything But Boring

Don't limit your options to just salad—there are lots of choices if you're looking to avoid meat<p>If you think vegetarian recipes are limited to just …

Hot new hotels to check into in 2018

<b>(CNN) —</b> Just when you thought travel couldn't get any more luxurious, the newest batch of hotels and resorts have seriously upped the ante.<p>From ultraluxe mountain lodges in Bhutan to far-flung island hideaways in the Seychelles, there's something for all styles of discerning travelers when choosing …

Times Square

The cheapest time to book a flight to the 20 most popular holiday destinations

When is the best time to book a flight – at the last minute or as far in advance as possible? It all depends on where you're going.<p>For European breaks, it often pays to book a month or two before you travel. But for trips further afield you'll usually find savings if you bag your flight at least …

11 Meat-Free Wraps You Should Meal Prep For Work

You don't have to be committed to a vegetarian life to enjoy a meat-free meal. If the meaty barbecues of the Summer have taken a toll, take a break from meat with these meal prep-friendly wraps that are full of veg.

Intimate shots of maikos -- Japan's geisha apprentices

<b>(CNN) —</b> Gaining access into the enigmatic world of Japan's modern-day geishas is no easy task, but award-winning French photographer Philippe Marinig has managed to pull off just that.<p>His new book, "Secret Moments of Maikos: The Grace, Beauty and Mystery of Apprentice Geishas," is an impressive …

Japan

8 Travel Photography Tips from People Who Do It For a Living

We spoke with four of the world’s top travel photographers about how to get a gorgeous shot every time—from the best ways to shift your perspective (both literally and figuratively) to how to make your sunset Instagram look better than everyone else's.

Six simple ways to save money on airport car parking

How you book can make a big difference both to cost and the convenience of parking your car at the airport. Here are six key things to consider to make sure are leaving your car in the safest hands at the best possible price:<p>1. Book in advance<p>If you arrive at Heathrow’s long stay carpark (for …

Monarch Airlines promises free upgrades to 'nice' customers

Monarch has promised to give free seat upgrades to "nice" people.<p>The low-cost airline says extra legroom and priority check-in worth more than £50 will be the reward for passengers who are friendly when they book flights over the phone.<p>Each of the British carrier’s customer service staff will have …

Which airlines offer the most legroom?

Passenger legroom in economy class has been shrinking in recent years, as airlines come up with new ways of squeezing extra seats onto planes.<p>British Airways is adding extra seats to the Airbus aircraft it uses on its short-haul flights, reducing the legroom available to 29 inches - the same amount …

15 Crazy-Good (and Healthy) Avocado Recipes to Make on the Regular

Fact: everything is better with avocado. Salads, desserts, smoothies, sandwiches — you name it, it needs some avo. This superfood is rich in monounsaturated fat (specifically oleic acid), helps lower cholesterol, and is totally versatile. Whether you use it as a sauce, a dressing, or a topping, …

Healthy Eating

Finding your chill in VR is easy when you can meditate on Mars

Currently, most of the virtual reality developer brainpower is being directed toward creating amazingly immersive games (and to a lesser extent, film …

Lentil Soup

Don’t settle for a bland Lentil Soup. Make it right and you’ll have everyone begging for seconds….and thirds! All it takes is a hint of spice …

Creamy Quinoa and White Bean Risotto with Crispy Brassica Florets

Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.<p>Place the small florets on the baking sheet. Drizzle with 1 …

Make This Hearty Spaghetti Squash Casserole Tonight

When it comes to comfort food, casseroles are king. I mean, there's a reason they are the go-to meal people make when bringing food to a new neighbor …

We're Obsessed With These 8 Unexpected Caesar Salad Recipes

Let's be honest, Caesar runs the salad game. It's zesty, creamy, and always crunchy thanks to crouton add-ins (if you don't crouton, let's talk) — in …

The 17 Best Books to Bring on Vacation, Based on Where You’re Traveling

Treat yourself to a new vacation read.<p>Vacation is one of the few times that we can lose ourselves in a good book with no pressing deadlines, …

12 Green Pasta Dinner Recipes Ready in Under 30 Minutes

Pasta is one of *the most* delicious things on the planet, but with all of the buttery, cheesy options, it can wreak havoc on your waistline. Stay on track with your health goals <i>and</i> satisfy your craving by throwing a TON of veggies in there. Here are 12 of our favorite quick-and-easy green pasta …

7-Day DASH Diet Menu

Follow this 1,200-calorie DASH diet meal plan to help lower your blood pressure, lose weight and prevent diabetes. With 7 full days of healthy …

Healthy Eating

17 Amazingly Simple Dinner Recipes for the Shrimp Lover in You

You don’t have to love seafood or shellfish with every fiber of your being to appreciate a good shrimp dish. In fact, most folks who turn their nose up at fish will gladly chow down crispy shrimp tacos or a hearty jambalaya. Shrimp is one of the mildest tasting foods from the sea, and it just …