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Boutique Hotels in Lisbon: Where to Stay in Wonderful Bijou Boltholes.

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Romantic dining in Lisbon. Where to eat for a special occasion.

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Christmas Shopping in Lisbon for Festive Gifts and Presents.

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Romantic Hotels in Lisbon: The Loveliest Places to Stay

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A City for Lovers: Romantic Things to Do in Lisbon

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5 best things to do with kids in Lisbon

5 best things to do with kids in Lisbon 27th February 2017
Charming and casual, with glorious beaches a short hop away, the Portuguese capital is the perfect short break destination for families. Here are 5 great things kids will love to do…
1: Ride the #28 Tram
Trams in Lisbon (Dreamstime)
Step back in time with a ride on the iconic 28 tram, the symbol of Lisbon. The classic Remodelado trams first began rattling through the city back in the 1930s and haven’t changed much since.
Starting at Praça do Martim Moniz and trundling through Baixa, Graça and Alfama, the 28 line ends at Prazeres Cemetery, where it turns around and goes back again.
Try and get on one the seats directly behind the driver. Your kids will love watching the driver work the ancient controls and will marvel as the tram squeezes through narrow streets, missing parked cars by a matter of millimetres. The driver might even ring the bell.
You’ll need to get everyone a Viva Viagem card first. Available at any M..

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10 Most Amazing Destinations in Northern Portugal

10 Most Amazing Destinations in Northern Portugal Last updated on March 31, 2017 in Portugal 2 Comments
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Taking inspiration from the world’s great explorers on an adventure to Sagres, Portugal

Taking inspiration from the world's great explorers on an adventure to Sagres, Portugal Knocked down by failure, NASA astronaut Mike Massimino travels to the 'end of the world', Sagres in Portugal, when his dreams of space are on the line – only to be inspired by the world's great explorers
NASA astronaut and author Mike Massimino had to overcome many obstacles in his ambition to go into space, his journey taking many unexpected turns. Here, in an extract from his book Spaceman, he recalls making a vital decision in his career during a trip to Sagres in Portugal…
Mike Massimino (Mike Massimino)
When I got home from blowing my qualifying exam, my completed NASA application was sitting there on my desk, like salt in my wound.
My first thought was “Well, that’s done.” Then I thought about it and decided to send it in anyway. I’d failed the test, but they were offering me another crack at it, and until I decided what to do, I was still a PhD candidate at MIT, a..

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Luxurious Things to do in Portugal

Portugal has become one of the best places to visit in the world with the provision of various amazing scenery to watch and a high standard class of hotels . The country has become a star on the European tourist circuit due to its diverse tourist attraction sites and destinations. Starting with the City of Lisbon which has the reputation of being a modern art capital by having several hotels and new restaurants that attracts flocks of travelers every year. The beaches of Algarve ,the historic Sagres together with the massive dramatic cliffs to the soft rolling hills are just part of the places one cannot avoid when landing in Portugal. Moreover ,one can experience the unforgettable real adventure at the Portuguese island of Madeira also known as the Azores. The following are some of the most amazing things one can do in Portugal.
Playing Golf How about golf holidays in Portugal? Portugal has become a destination of one of the most beautiful place to play golf in the world. A great exa..

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