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Lisbon (Portugal)

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  • Seniors on the Go: Cities where you might feel comfortable -- and where you won't

    Seniors on the Go: Cities where you might feel comfortable -- and where you won't
    I usually don't like to report on those "best" or "least expensive" city or airport stories. I figure that if you really want to visit the Louvre, the fact that Albuquerque is less expensive or Seoul has a better airport is irrelevant. But once in a while...
  • Go Away With ... David Cross

    Versatile actor David Cross' plan for world domination is simple: recruit fans at a young age so that he'll have a steady stream of residuals. He's kidding, sort of. The star and creator of IFC's "The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret," Cross...
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  • Largest predatory dinosaur in Europe named for 'Dinotopia' author

    Largest predatory dinosaur in Europe named for 'Dinotopia' author
    James Gurney, the author and illustrator of the "Dinotopia" book series, has had a dinosaur named after him.  And it happens to be a particularly cool dinosaur, too. Torvosaurus gurneyi is the largest predatory land dinosaur ever discovered in Europe,...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: Missed connections

    'The Amazing Race' recap: Missed connections
    There are things you can control in “The Amazing Race” — how to play the game, whom to align with — and things you can’t, like bad cabbies. Bad directions. A delayed flight. Or four. This was something Chester and Ephraim...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Lisbon, Portugal

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Lisbon, Portugal
    Most cruise ships passengers make sure they are out on deck for the arrival of their ship into Lisbon. Its setting is beautiful: it is the only European capital city on the Atlantic Ocean and sits on the wide Tagus River. As they navigate the river,...
  • Portugal pleases at every turn

    Portugal pleases at every turn
    LISBON — Do you daydream about luxury lodgings with well-stocked bars and sculpted gardens? Discreet clerks and waiters who will attend to your every need? Or do your flights of fancy tend toward something more rustic: a walled fortress, perhaps,...
  • The best way to Lisbon, Portugal

    If you go THE BEST WAY TO LISBON From LAX, US Airways, United, Air France, Lufthansa, British, KLM and Iberia offer connecting service (change of plane) to Lisbon. Restricted round-trip fares range from $815 to $1,287, including taxes and fees....
  • Portuguese opera singer has a starring role in protests

    Portuguese opera singer has a starring role in protests
    LISBON — One clear blue morning last October, professional opera singer Ana Maria Pinto boarded a bus at 6 a.m. in her hometown in Portugal's north and made her way to an 18th century colonnaded courtyard on this capital city's riverfront. It...
  • Oceania Cruises brings luxury to the sea, cater to boomers

    Oceania Cruises brings luxury to the sea, cater to boomers
    BARCELONA, Spain - Frank Del Rio won't use the 'L' word to describe his brand-new cruise ship the Riviera - or her almost identical year-old sister, the Marina. He prefers the term "upper premium" over luxury to describe the experience of a trans-...
  • The Spirited Traveler: Looking beyond Lisbon's port

    The Spirited Traveler: Looking beyond Lisbon's port
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - "It's Portugal. Don't they drink Port in Lisbon?" I ask. "One would think so," replies Lisbon resident Frederico Arouca. "But it's mostly older people, and not that much." Occasionally, he explains, it's found mixed into cocktails in...
  • Don't think of Portugal as side trip

    Don't think of Portugal as side trip
    Travel due east across the Atlantic from New York, and the first country you'll encounter is Portugal. But it's often an afterthought for most Americans — a side trip if there's spare time after visiting Spain, its bigger neighbor. With its...