Portugal

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Culture with the kids at plush tourist destinations in Portugal

June 20, 2018

Heading to Portugal on a family holiday often conjures up images of sitting on a beach in the Algarve, with a dubious mix of sand and suncream covering the children. This has its own charm, but there is a more sophisticated, sassier, even sexier way to travel in Portugal that seamlessly combines beaches and city breaks.

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Time travel in luxury to Lisbon

June 22, 2016

When I lived in Lisbon 14 years ago, I stayed, rent-free, in a dilapidated 12-bedroom palacio owned by a bon vivant called Jorge who wafted through its crumbling corridors with an air of faded grandeur.

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