Portugal

Tipi Valley- Surf, Yoga,....Ecology

Kismet Johnson | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kismet Johnson

For some, there is something about ecotourism that screams fad-for-the-rich. You go to a remote location, dine on local insects, and revel in the fact your toilet is a hole in the ground. Then you go home, tell all your friends, and have your back patted for being so environmentally conscious.

Wine of the Week: J.P Ramos, Smart Dog Syrah 2013, Portugal

Tom Cannavan | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Cannavan

All too often the 'Portuguese section' of a supermarket's wine shelves will be non existent, with just one or two Portuguese wines lumped in as 'Iberian', alongside dozens of others from their large neighbour to the east.

You Can Fly This Drone With Your Brain

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK Tech

A company has developed a technology which allows you to fly a drone using nothing but brainwaves. Portugal-based Tekever have taken EEG technology...

A Taste of Portugal in....Lancashire?

Finbarr Toesland | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Finbarr Toesland

The biggest surprise of the evening for me was the discovery of the Abade de Priscos Pudding. This traditional Portuguese dessert had received a contemporary facelift, with the addition of Serrada Estrela cheese, eggplant and pumpkin by Vitor Matos of Casa da Calcada.

Best in (Boozy) Travel 2015

BarChick | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
BarChick

A week into Jan and already planning how the hell to get outta here? Nothing gets you through the January blues like booking a trip, even more so when there are bangin' beaches, bargain booze and world class bartenders waiting.

Destination is Never a Place: Yoga, Space and Exploration on Europe's Southernmost Tip

Jane Egginton | Posted 14.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Egginton

'One's destination is never a place but a new way of seeing things'. It's not often I find inspiration in an in-flight magazine but the words of Henry Miller, one of my favourite authors, jump out at me.

Planet Appetite: A Taste of the Alentejo, Portugal

Rupert Parker | Posted 01.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

The largest region in Portugal, the Alentejo, has traditionally been the poorest but the quality of its produce, and excellence of its wines, place it firmly on the foodie map.

Five Things You Won't Want to Miss in Funchal, Madeira

Julie Dawn Fox | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Dawn Fox

The mild weather, tropical vegetation and warm waters of Madeira make it a deservedly popular holiday destination. The island itself is varied and well worth exploring but don't neglect the charms of its capital city, Funchal. Since most visitors use it as a base, here are five delightful ways of making the most of your time in Funchal.

Great Weekend Getaways - Porto and the Douro Valley

Joanne Shurvell | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Shurvell

The museum shows several temporary exhibitions each year and also showcases work from the permanent collection of over 4,000 works from Portuguese and international artists such as Paula Rego, Helena Almeida, Claes Oldenburg, Luc Tuymans, Cildo Meireles, Amalia Pica and Tacita Dean.

Spa and The City: Lisbon and Cascais

The Spa Spy | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

Lisbon and its neighbouring coastal villages are the perfect destination for a chic city-beach weekend break. On my recent inaugural trip to city and its cosmopolitan cousin Cascais I also discovered a thriving luxury spa scene...

Peaceful Portugal

Noelle Reno | Posted 24.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Noelle Reno

The amazing history of Portugal - discovery of India and Brazil, rule by Arabs and Romans- dates back beyond what my American mind can comprehend. The excellent part of staying at this resort in Algrave is the surprising proximity to historical landmarks and monuments.

'Stranger' DNA From Madeleine McCann Holiday Apartment Could Be Re-Tested

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK

Detectives investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann hope to re-test “stranger” DNA from the flat she went missing from seven years ago....

Convicted Paedophile 'To Be Extradited To Britain For Questioning Over Madeleine McCann'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK

UPDATE: 'Stranger' DNA From Madeleine McCann Holiday Apartment Could Be Re-Tested A convicted paedophile will be deported from Malta to the UK wher...

Get Lost in Porto - City of Wine

Kitiara Pascoe | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kitiara Pascoe

Cities can be exhausting places for the tourist; crowds, confusion, vast distances between expensive monuments and a general sense that it's not what it looked like in the pictures. Portugal's second city, Porto, is not such a place.

Why Retreats Are the Ideal Way to De-Stress Your Life

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 18.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

Retreats have been happening for a long time, the sense of freedom away from your everyday life can provide relaxation and can be the ideal solution for releasing pent up stress and anxiety. This time is a great opportunity and ideal time to implement a change in lifestyle

David Cameron Looks Tantastic

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK

David Cameron is about fifteen shades darker than he was last week, as he returned from holiday early in order to chair a meeting of the government's ...

Couple Killed Taking Selfie On The Edge Of A Cliff

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK Tech

A couple has reportedly died after attempting to take a selfie on the edge of a cliff in Portugal. Local news reports said that the man and woman f...

Hidden Gems of Europe - Sines and Porto Covo, Portugal

Joanne Shurvell | Posted 04.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Shurvell

The main music festival site at Sines was within the walls of the castle, the former home of the 15th-century explorer Vasco da Gama. But before things kicked off there, we enjoyed three days of more intimate gigs at an outdoor stage in the main square of the small fishing village of Porto Covo.

David Cameron's Holiday Snaps Are A Little Fishy

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK

As Baroness Warsi drafted in her resignation letter, the Prime Minister had bigger fish to fry. David Cameron and his wife Samantha were strolling ...

Rosia Montana: Learning From the EU on Legal Frameworks for Mining and Minerals

Catalin Hosu | Posted 28.09.2014 | UK
Catalin Hosu

Few journals noticed the importance of the 2014 Raw Materials Conference held in Athens, Greece, in June; especially for countries like Romania, barin...

Is the Eurozone Crisis Over?

Martin Koehring | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Politics
Martin Koehring

The euro zone has emerged from recession, borrowing costs have fallen and the risk of euro area collapse has diminished since mid-2012. However, major causes for concern persist.

A Guide to Porto and the Douro Valley

Zahra Razavi | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra Razavi

Porto's historic city centre has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site, and for good reason. Undoubtedly, one of the best things you can get up to during a stay in Porto is simply to wander and wonder; to engage in the well-established art of flânerie - to walk around idly and aimlessly. Here are some things to look out for on your strolls around the city.

Today Set To Be Hotter Than Portugal, Turkey And Spain

PA | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK

Parts of England will sizzle today with temperatures set to reach the highest so far this year, beating Portugal, Turkey and Spain. The London and ...

Planet Appetite: Savour the Tastes of the Azores at 10 Fest, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Portugal

Rupert Parker | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Over 10 days, 10 renowned international chefs from England, Spain, Portugal, France, Denmark, America and Canada serve up their interpretations of modern Azorean cuisine at 10 Fest Azores, in Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Azores.

Madeleine McCann Detectives Have Just Returned To Portugal

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK

Suspects 'To Be Interviewed In Portugal Today' Madeleine McCann detectives from Britain have returned to Portugal to help interview suspects in the...