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How One Earthquake Changed the Course of Human History

At its height, the Portuguese empire spanned four continents, with territory everywhere from Rio de Janeiro to Macau. The first global empire, …

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Why Lisbon should be your next city break

Lisbon, which tonight hosts the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, rose 10 places to 16th in the World’s Best Cities category at last year's Telegraph Travel Awards, voted for by more than 90,000 readers. Here's why it's been proving so popular.<p>1. There's fine dining by the bowlful<p>In 2015, Lisbon had …

Why Lisbon?

I got an interesting email from someone that basically asked, “Why Lisbon? Why do this photography thing in Lisbon?”<p>Good question. There are several …

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Lisbon - what makes Portugal's capital city so attractive? | DW Documentary

36 Hours in Lisbon

Forget Lisbon as the budget capital of Europe. Yes, the seafood is still (relatively) cheap, as is the wine. The old canary-yellow trams still rattle along steep hills, and you’ll never pay more than a euro and change for a pastéis de nata, the classic Portuguese pastry. But today the Portuguese …

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Interested in “Photo Tourism” in Lisbon, Portugal?

Pitching an idea/thinking “out loud”….<p>Melissa and I have been kicking around a vacation idea for a few weeks now and are looking at making it come …

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 …

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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 …

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5 reasons to visit Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon is a city I have real soft-spot for. Maybe it’s because I’m Portuguese and left the country when I was only a baby. It could also be because …

Lisbon's 10 Most Beautiful Cobblestone Pavements | As 10 Mais Belas Calçadas de Lisboa

[ THE ESSENTIAL LISBON TOURISM & INSIDER'S CITY GUIDE ] [ O GUIA ESSENCIAL DE TURISMO E DA CIDADE DE LISBOA ]<p>The Best of Lisbon | O Melhor de Lisboa

The 10 best mirrorless cameras in 2018

Mirrorless cameras have become hugely popular in recent years. This is thanks to the fact that they keep the big sensors and interchangeable lenses …

Portuguese lesson: how to order an espresso

You can order an espresso by saying: “Um espresso, por favor. “ (<i>oom espresso poer faevoer</i>). “Um” means “one,” and “por favor” means “please.” This …