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This Country Has Just Been Voted as the Best European Travel Destination

Voices in global travel have officially declared what Portugal’s Tourism Office, the Turismo de Portugal, has been communicating for over a year now: …

European Travel

What It Costs to Live in Portugal

I’ve sung the praises of traveling for cheap in Portugal before after being impressed by how reasonably priced it was when I visited for a couple …

European Travel

How to make the most of a trip to this picturesque country that's buzzier than ever right now.<p>A slice of a country with just over 10 million people, …

European Travel

The best things to do in Split, Croatia's lesser-known coastal city

Croatia’s second largest city is an alluring place. Facing the twinkling Adriatic, and with a dramatic mountain backdrop, its setting is stunning. …

Italy

Lisbon

1 place 2 days Staff Pick<p>Delightfully unpolished. Visibly historical.<p>Jericho Pascual<p>March 4, 2018<p>A city from which voyages sailed to the ends of the Earth - neither the grit nor grime of centuries can hide the beauty of Lisbon's proud history.<p>Formerly one of the wealthiest empires in the Age of …

European Travel

Restaurants Where Locals Eat in Lisbon

Finding Lisbon RestaurantsWhere Locals EatBreathless, sweaty and most definitely ready for food, I pushed open the glass door and stumbled …

European Travel

Rediscovering Portugal

An insider's guide to home buying and living in one of Europe's most eclectic countries<p>Luxury buyers looking for a new home in Europe would be wise …

Exploring Lisbon and Its Surrounding Areas

The charming city is laid back, the locals are friendly and the food is amazing<p>By Claire Carponen<p>Lisbon, one of Europe’s oldest cities, has an …

The 3 Places You Have to Eat in Lisbon, According to George Mendes

The Portuguese-American chef, who travels to Lisbon several times a year, names the three restaurants you cannot miss.<p>At <b>Aldea</b> in New York City, chef …

9 Best Small Towns in Portugal

While Lisbon and Porto are often the starting point for most tourists heading to Portugal, it’s worth branching out to experience all the country has …

17 Authentic Things To Do in Portugal: A Country with a Divided Soul

These days, everyone is talking about things to do in Portugal and why you should go there now. From UNESCO World Heritage Sites, gastronomy, …

10 travel tips for Lisbon

Traditional singing, old town alleys, trams and cream cakes: Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, is not only beautiful, but also varied - so let's check …

Finding everyday magic in Lisbon

Portugal’s capital city, Lisbon, is gorgeous, safe and affordable. Go now to have a laid-back holiday enriched with history, sunshine and good food. …

5 places you need to visit in Portugal | Travel Feature

Wondering where to go in Portugal? From buzzing, up-and-coming Porto to Lisbon's famous nightlife and the ever-popular golden beaches of the …

The Things You Should Never Do Abroad, According to the U.S. State Department (Video)

Insider tips on how to avoid getting in trouble and what to do if you already are.<p>Countries can vary when it comes to their regulations and …

The Most Romantic Drives In The World

Park Time Lovers<p>Route: London to Edinburgh<p>Weave your way from one capital to another through Britain’s best national parks and Areas of Outstanding …

National Parks

25 Must-see Spots in North America According to a Man Who Took a 22,000-mile Road Trip

From remote surf towns to fern-covered canyons and massive glaciers, here are some of the most incredible sights the U.S. and Canada have to …

North America

Global Entry vs. TSA PreCheck: All the Differences, Explained

Your complete guide, here.<p>A few months ago, I was flying out of New York's JFK Airport when I got into a disagreement with a TSA officer in the PreCheck line, who told me that—long story short—it didn't matter whether or not I had Global Entry, as it was a different program than TSA PreCheck and …

Flying

Your Napa Valley Winery Guide, Part One

Whether you’re looking for a classic winery, word-of-mouth indie or an off-the-beaten-track destination, this is your guide of Napa Valley wineries …

Chinese Airlines Are Flooding the World With Super-Cheap Airfares

Killing four empty hours at Guangzhou airport waiting for a China Southern connection to Sydney may not be everyone’s idea of fun. For Gina Capella, …

5 Unexpected Foodie Destinations That Are Hot Right Now

Pop Quiz: Are you one of those travelers who takes a photo of every single dish you eat? And when you return home from said trip, your mailbox (or …

A First-Timer’s Guide to Eating, Drinking, and Relaxing in Napa

When my significant other first brought up the idea of taking a trip to Napa in late August, my initial reaction was unenthused: “There must be more exciting places to visit in the continental U.S.,” I bemoaned. Sure I’d heard how beautiful the landscape was, how incredible the food and the wine …

Napa Valley

May 2018 - Top Offers & Reviews

Finding the Best Credit Cards for You<p>By: Laura Mohammad<p>Updated: May 8, 2018<p>The card you choose for your financial life is as individual as the …

The Best Food Festival in Every U.S. State

Eat your way across America with this ultimate map of foodie celebrations.<p>When it comes to quirky food festivals, America stands united. Our cross-country map of state-by-state cuisine celebrations, adapted from National Geographic's new book, <i>Great American Eating Experiences</i>, takes you from …

cookoff

Where To Booze On The Cheap: Houston's Best Happy Hours

Whether you’re celebrating or commiserating, it’s hard not to love happy hour. The drinks and bites are given a respite from their usual rates, which means that you can indulge in fancy cocktails or just a few more beers without breaking the budget.<p>Depending on what you're looking for, Houston's is …

Texas

10 Asian Destinations That Offer Almost The Same Experience As A Euro Trip But For Way Cheaper

If your Facebook timeline is flooded with your friends' pictures frolicking in Europe, while you sit and sulk, because there ain't no money, my …

31 things everyone should do in Napa Valley, according to a local

Whether you're all about the wine or looking to kill time between tastings, Napa has a ton to offer — and, having grown up in the area, I know the secret spots and must-do activities in the area.<p>Here are the 31 things you absolutely must do in and around Napa.

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

These travels exposed me to new cultures, and left impressions and memories that will stay with me for the rest of my life.<p>From the beaches of southern Portugal to the canals of Amsterdam, here are the spots I consider must-sees.