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5 Best Places to Dive in the Pacific & Indian Ocean - 2017 Readers Choice Awards

Our annual Top 100 Readers Choice Awards are based on your real-world dives, and they let us take that journey right along with you.<p>Since 1994, we’ve …

The Best Underwater Camera Accessories and Lights of 2017

It takes more than just a great camera to capture beautiful underwater images. Our 2017 scuba diving Gear Buyers Guide will help you find the best …

Donald Trump's Company Is Receiving Direct Payments From Foreign Agents Right Now

It's not a possible conflict of interest. It's an actual conflict of interest.<p>WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump’s business receives direct payments from a registered foreign agent funded by the government of Abu Dhabi.<p>The U.S. headquarters for the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority is located …

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India has been a post-truth society for years (and maybe the West has too)

Demonetisation is just the latest example of post-truth politics at work. Ajay Verma/Reuters<p>Ranjit Goswami, <i>RK University</i><p>Major social change does not happen within the space of a year. Yet, to a large number of observers around the world, the "post-truth" phenomenon seemed to emerge from nowhere in …

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13 Interior Designer Tricks to Make Your Windows Look Bigger

We bet you've never given your frame a second thought — until now.<p>If your home wasn't blessed with big, welcoming windows, we feel your pain. Sadly, we can't help you fake sunlight, but we <i>can</i> help you trick your eyes into at least thinking your view into the outside world is greater than it …

27 Cheap Ways To Upgrade Your Home

Get your dream home without breaking the bank.

So THAT'S Why Cashmere Is So Expensive?

And there's a reason it's so soft, too.<p>There’s nothing quite like the soft touch of cashmere on your skin. It’s hard to imagine that the impossibly soft material is made from anything besides the threads of clouds and rainbows ― and it’s usually so expensive that you’d believe it if it were. But do …

Ponta Da Piedade Could Very Well Be The Most Beautiful Shoreline On Earth

Yes, we have stumbled upon some incredibly gorgeous beaches in recent weeks. And yes, we stumble upon beaches a lot.<p>But we couldn't resist running off to Ponta da Piedade, the beach in Portugal where rock cliffs are so high -- 60 feet! -- they almost touch the blue, blue sky. Fisherman have given …

Portugal's central region: Best places to visit | CNN Travel

On the waterfront: Lisbon's riverside regeneration

Boyd Tonkin finds great buildings, a bold new art gallery and custard pies to die for in Portugal’s capital<p>Everyone in Lisbon says that, since Portugal’s great age of exploration, the city has looked far out to sea. It took a hand-written list of <i>pratos de dia</i> outside a little restaurant on the Rua …

10 Reasons to Visit Portugal

Anyone who has been to Portugal and experienced the marvel of the abundant nature, or the warmth and vibrance of the culture, will contest to the …

Beef Wellington For Two

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10 Unmistakable Habits Of Utterly Authentic People

Oscar Wilde said, "Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken." Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To live authentically, you must own your actions and ensure that they align with your beliefs and needs. This can be a difficult thing to maintain when …

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Brexit vote sparks rush of British Jews seeking Portuguese passports

More Sephardic Jews are applying for citizenship of Portugal under law making amends for expulsion centuries ago<p>The UK’s decision to leave the European Union has fuelled an 80-fold increase in the number of British Sephardic Jews seeking Portuguese citizenship under a recent law intended to make …

10 Reasons You Should Plan a Trip to Portugal in 2017

It's more than just the latest it-destination.<p>Last year everyone was talking about Iceland, before that it was Thailand, and for 2017 travel buffs are going to be flocking to Portugal — for good reason. This country has it all. We're talking beaches, wine country, modern cities and tons of history. …

European Travel

8 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Portugal

Some of Portugal's best assets are far from secret: port wine, medieval castles, the many recipes and tastes of bacalhau — the Portuguese word for …

15 Castles in Portugal to Add to Your Bucket List

You could plan an entire vacation around visiting these castles.<p>There’s something romantic about castles that perfectly embodies the idea of …

Portugal Is The Country Everybody Will Be Visiting In 2017

Might as well call this the new Iceland.<p>Chilly Iceland was hot with travelers in 2016, and Thailand had its heyday the year before that. But next year’s hotspot just may trounce them both with its mix of stunning beaches, historic towns, vibrant cities and lush islands.<p>Yup, one particular country …

European Travel

Porto city guide: what to see plus the best hotels and restaurants and bars

Photograph: Kevin Gould<p>Casa da Música.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/17/1442507604706/6d05c5c7-669b-4969-a699-ae97ff13d3b8-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Kevin Gould<p>Casa da …

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12 trips everyone should take in Europe in 2017

Europe is always a good idea.<p>However, some places might be a better idea than others next year.<p>We've put together the ultimate European bucket list …

52 of the best attractions in Lisbon

Warning: this list is bound to grow, Lisbon being one of the best cities in the world. So don’t approach the sights listed below as a definitive …

Reasons by Vogue: Why everyone is going to Portugal this year – Inspirations

Vogue magazine dedicated an article on which points 19 reasons why everyone had schedule a travel to <b>Portugal</b> this year.<p>On a travel that will cross …

Just Back From...Lisbon and Lagos, Portugal

Our Merchandising Editor, Dana Mendelowitz, on her recent trip to Europe's not-so-hidden gem.<p><b>Just Back From...</b>Portugal.<p><b>Trip Duration</b>: 9 days<p><b>Where I Stayed:</b> We stayed in Lisbon for four nights at the Lisboa Carmo Hotel, then two nights in Evora at the M'Ar De Ar Aquedutohotel. After that, we …

Portugal's Douro River flows like liquid gold | CNN Travel

20 Restaurant-Worthy Dipping Sauces You Can Totally Make at Home

What's a french fry or a chicken nugget without a dipping sauce for dunking? From fast-food copycat sauce recipes like Chick-fil-A's honey mustard to restaurant-worthy spreads like cilantro jalapeño sauce, there's a dipping sauce recipe that's sure to speak to you. Your fries, chicken nuggets, …

The modern yet humble 70m² home

Southern Europe is scattered with countless old stone cottages left abandoned along with an ancient way of life. They are often blessed with stunning …

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