Ken Baptista

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Ponta de São Lourenço

Ponta de São Lourenço (full day)<b>Every Day</b>Located in the eastern corner of the island, this walk with panoramic views, is over a spectacular rocky …

Panoramic Photography

Best shore excursions in Madeira for families - Cruising with Kids

Madeira is a port I have been fortunate to call into many times when working onboard P&O cruise ships. It was also the port of call I was most …

Madeira

22 reasons why everyone is going to Portugal right now

Everyone seems to be going to Portugal right now. Indeed, this week the country reported gleefully on another record year for overseas arrivals. Just over 12.7 million foreigners visited the country in 2017 – up 12 per cent year-on-year. Here's why it is proving so popular.<p>1. Lisbon’s timeworn charm<p>…

Castelo dos Mouros (Castle of the Moors)

An ancient and majestic fortress that played an integral role in Portugal's road to independence.<p>In 1147, the Moorish forces in southwestern Iberia …

Coming soon: Porto & Douro wine | Pure Food & Travel

Next week Pure! Food & Travel discovers Porto & North of Portugal. As a wine lover, I’m excited about the Douro wine. The theme of this culinary …

The Best Cheap Eats for Every Meal in Porto, Portugal - Chowhound

In the tiny, riverside town of Porto, Portugal, "petiscos" reign supreme and Port wine is king. With shockingly fresh seafood and traditional dishes …

8 Foods You Must Eat When You’re in Portugal

If you're in to food, and trying all different kinds of things, Portugal needs to be next on your trip list.<p>While they hold tight to their …

5 Awesome Things to do in Portugal When You’re Not Surfing

With more than 1,200 km of Atlantic Ocean, Portugal is one of the best surfing destinations in Europe. One of the most famous surf spots is North …

Beyond the sea: 6 hikes in the Algarve

Portugal is a country of contradiction. On one hand, it’s the older, mellower cousin of Spain. On the other hand, it lays claim to some of history’s …

Portugal for Adventure-Lovers

Food isn’t the only reason why travelers are falling in love with Portugal. Adventure enthusiasts are discovering the many opportunities for thrills …

European Travel

7 Reasons Why Portugal's National Park Needs to Be Next on Your Bucket List

Portugal only has one national park, but it has so many different and unique experiences you could plan an entire vacation around it.<p>The best way to …

17 things everyone should do in Portugal, which was just named the hottest place to visit in 2016

The westernmost country in Europe was just named the 2016 "destination of the year" by Travel + Leisure, and it has become a hotspot for US tourists thanks to its inviting climate, reasonable prices, and proximity to the east coast (Lisbon is just a 6.5-hour flight from New York City).<p>If that …

Why Portugal is Travel + Leisure’s 2016 Destination of the Year

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The Best Hotels in Portugal

Don’t settle for anything less than a World’s Best property on your trip to Portugal.<p>Lisboans and expats from across Europe have brought an exciting …

Save on Flights to Portugal, Our Destination of the Year, in 2017

<i>Travel + Leisure</i> has named Portugal the 2016 Destination of the Year. And to celebrate, the country’s leading airline TAP Portugal is offering North …

5 Things You Must Do in Lisbon

Every city has some things we simply can’t miss. Because they’re part of its tradition, because they’re genuine and because they perfectly represent …

Welcome to the Silver Coast

If you like your seaside beauty spot with a bit more drama than the Mediterranean usually offers, a bit more lush than southern Spain and a bit more …

10 Things I Did Not Expect in Lisbon - Carmy - Run Eat Travel

When leaving for Portugal, I was excited to see how different things were in Portugal compared to my home in Toronto. My last international flight …

The Travelettes Guide to Lisbon

Some cities just stick with you, they find a place in your heart – you could go back every year and yet discover new things every time. Lisbon is …

Your Guide to a Picture-Perfect Day in Lisbon

AFAR Ambassador and Passion Passport founder Zach Houghton is just back from a whirlwind European adventure, engineered by Lufthansa. The airline …

27 underrated US destinations everyone should visit in their lifetime

57 Cool and Unusual Things to Do in Portugal - Atlas Obscura

StoryPrepared Foods FrancesinhaA sandwich so decadent, it was once inappropriate for women to order one.<p>Added by JamesRUDD<p>StoryMeats & Animal …

27 underrated US destinations everyone should visit in their lifetime

If you're traveling in the US, cities like New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago are probably on the top of your list of places to see. Outside of big cities, however, there are also tons of smaller, underrated destinations that are totally worth a trip.<p>We asked our colleagues for their favorite, …

2017 was a great year for Trump fans who ignored reality

• Top of the Ticket<p>Opinion: Republicans bet on convincing voters that the bad tax bill is a good for them

Los Angeles

Millions, billions, trillions: How to make sense of numbers in the news

National discussions of crucial importance to ordinary citizens – such as funding for scientific and medical research, bailouts of financial …

10 zip tie mountain bike hacks - MBR

Ten ideas you might not have thought about<p>If there is just one thing to keep in your pack, make it a zip tie. We go through the weird ways this …

How to raise your children to love maths even if you don’t

It’s undeniable that maths skills are useful in adult life - whether you need to calculate a percentage increase or simply need to pass a numeracy …

Jigsaw Puzzles

The Most Beautiful Hikes on Kauai

The thing about Hawaii is, almost everywhere you look is beautiful. Made up entirely of volcanic islands, the state has a wonderfully diverse …

How Google Took Over the Classroom

CHICAGO — The sixth graders at Newton Bateman, a public elementary school here with a classic red brick facade, know the Google drill.<p>In a social-science class last year, the students each grabbed a Google-powered laptop. They opened Google Classroom, an app where teachers make assignments. Then …

Education

'My daughter is DONE with homework' - mother's anti-homework stance wins praise

Blogger Bunmi Laditan has won support after hitting out at the large amount of homework her 10-year-old daughter is being given to do.<p>Writing on Facebook, Laditan shared an email she'd sent to the school telling staff the 10-year-old would be drastically reducing the amount of homework she would be …

Parenting