Portugal

Never a Fair Fight

Eduardo Goncalves | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK
Eduardo Goncalves

This week the death of matador Victor Barrio in Spain has cast a spotlight on the so called 'sport' of bullfighting. Mr Barrio's death has provoked reaction and opinion across both media headlines and social media alike, raising the ultimate question - Does bullfighting even belong in a civilised 21st century or should it be consigned to the history books once and for all?

Rock Royalty in Portugal: Review of Nos Alive 2016, Lisbon

Kris Griffiths | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Entertainment
Kris Griffiths

I've been to all of England's major festivals over the years, from heavyweights Glastonbury and Reading through later metal additions Sonisphere and D...

Wales Football Fans Have Stolen The Show From Portugal After Historic Euros Match

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK

Wales football fans applauded their team with pride and dignity despite The Dragons losing 2-0 to Portugal in a historic Euros semi-final clash. After...

Wales Fan's Boss Lets Him Stay On For Euros Semi-Final After He Gets 1,000 Likes On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK
Read More: Portugal, UK News

Welsh football fans have been thrilled to find their team earning themselves a place in the semi-finals of the Euros - and one supporter's passion for...

Iceland Left Embarrassed After Light-Hearted Twitter Banter Backfires

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Comedy

Frozen food giant Iceland tried to drum up a bit of social media interest on Tuesday after their namesake nation Iceland managed to clinch a 1-1 draw ...

Me, Myself and Anxiety

Lizzie Griffiths | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lizzie Griffiths

In a world where we are now all connected by social media, with people appearing to be natural extroverts where they freely share their thoughts, views, experiences, and what they ate for breakfast, it's hard to admit to being a natural introvert.

Portuguese Retreats: Epic Sana, Algarve

The Spa Spy | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

With lush green landscapes and wide-stretching white sand beaches, The Algarve is the one of the most popular European destinations this summer. Just 30 minutes from Faro, between Albufeira and Villamura and overlooking the jaw dropping Falesia Beach, (complete with Gold Flag) Epic Sana is a contemporary family, group and solo friendly luxury retreat.

Book Claiming McCann Parents Involved In Maddie Disappearance To Go Back On Sale

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 20.04.2016 | UK

An appeals court in Portugal has overturned the libel conviction of a former Portuguese detective who published a book alleging the parents of missing...

Kate McCann Is Adamant Her Missing Daughter Is Still In The Algarve

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 15.02.2016 | UK

Kate McCann has said she believes her daughter's kidnapper did not take her "a million miles" from the Algarve. Madeleine McCann was just three whe...

Quo Vadis Latin American Left?

Manuel Barcia | Posted 14.01.2016 | UK Politics
Manuel Barcia

Has the New Left failed? Honestly, it would be difficult to find sound arguments to demonstrate that it has.

Portuguese Retreats: Water and Wine at Six Senses, Douro Valley

The Spa Spy | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

The resort has just 50 rooms and six garden villas in a former late-19th-century mansion surrounded by gardens and woodland, with commanding views. Ask for a river view room, or a terrace. The décor is an uber-stylish mix of country retreat meets streamlined modern, all in soft sage, slate grey and fawn.

No Light at the End of the Tunnel for the EU's Youth

Rob Comley | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Rob Comley

Across Europe, Eurosceptic student groups are gradually coming together. They see the need for less government, not more. They realise the EU has been a cause of their troubles - or at least a symptom of the cause - which has done next to nothing to cure their problems. Just like many countries on the continent, Britain's youth is finally realising, the only way to truly solve this crisis is to Get Britain Out of the EU.

The Most Fearsome Sight In World Sport

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 29.10.2015 | UK

One of the most overwhelming sights in sport is the swell in Nazaré, Portugal. The vast waves, whipped up out to sea, roar into the shallows, provid...

Great Weekend Getaways - Obidos, Portugal

Joanne Shurvell | Posted 06.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Shurvell

My recent visit to Obidos, a gorgeous walled medieval town just north of Lisbon, is also right in the heart of Rocha pear country. This particular pear variety (there are over 3,000 worldwide) was named after Pedro António Rocha, a nineteenth-century farmer and is one of Portugal's major exports.

Why Is Detoxing Good for You - The Three Phases of a Successful Detox

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

For the detoxification process to work, there is a need to ensure that the right nutrients are utilised. Many detoxification process are not suitable or effective because they lack the appropriate nutrients needed to complete the three phases of the detoxification process.

A Long Weekend in Cascais

Rebecca Williams | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Williams

The weather, the wind and the challenge makes Portugal one of Europe's most popular golfing destinations but before you nod off, this piece isn't all about whacking a white ball around miles of perfectly clipped greens.

Portuguese Retreats: Conrad Algarve

The Spa Spy | Posted 07.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

The taxi slows with reverence as we drive up to the Conrad Algarve. Oranges grow along the path, and one of many gardeners stands thigh deep in water adjusting the fountain. The staff are welcoming in a way that makes you hug them when you leave.

Planet Appetite: Lisbon Fish and Flavours Festival 2015, Portugal

Rupert Parker | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Now in its eighth year, Peixe em Lisboa, Lisbon's fish festival, takes place over 10 days, with cooking classes, wine pairings, chef demonstrations and tasting dishes provided by top Portuguese restaurants.

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

Kismet Johnson | Posted 04.06.2015 | 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.