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Under-the-radar places to visit in Lisbon for travel snobs

The capital of Portugal is bristling with world-famous landmarks that draw millions of tourists like a magnet. But Lisbon also has a beautiful non-touristy side that teems with hidden gems and vivid experiences lying in wait just around the corner. Here are some of the best under-the-radar places to visit in Lisbon that would please...
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Iran coach Queiroz set for Colombia switch after Asian Cup

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Iran coach Carlos Queiroz said Friday that he was “honoured” to be courted by Colombia, who want the former Real Madrid boss to join them after the Asian Cup. But the Portuguese, who has been Iran coach for eight rollercoaster years, insisted that he remains committed to bringing Asian football’s biggest prize back to the country for the first time in more than 40 years. “There’s no doubt that Colombia expressed its interest and confidence in me,” Queiroz told AFP in an interv...
Tags: South Korea, Russia, Sport, Iran, Colombia, Soccer, Fifa, Real Madrid, Portugal, Oman, Abu Dhabi, Afp, Melli, Carlos Queiroz, Queiroz, Abu Dhabi AFP Iran

Budapest Raid: Football Leaks Whistleblower Arrested

Portuguese authorities have accused a 30-year-old of attempted blackmail and data theft. Authorities have demanded the detainee's extradition to Portugal, a move his lawyers are seeking to prevent.
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Relentless Lowry takes three-shot lead into final round at Abu Dhabi

Shane Lowry in full flow at last year’s US PGA. Photo by Montana Pritchard/PGA of America) Shane Lowry produced another barn-storming performance — especially on the par threes — to take a three-shot lead into the final round of the HSBC Abu Dhabi Championship.Leading by just one stroke from Lois Oosthuizen starting the day, he carded a five-under par 67 to leave his Richard Stern...
Tags: US, Spain, Sport, Hawaii, Ian Poulter, Golf, Paul Mcginley, European Tour, Bubba Watson, Portugal, Dustin Johnson, Shane Lowry, Abu Dhabi, Ross Fisher, Clara, Lowry

Flash, the stealthy e-scooter and ‘micro-mobility’ startup from Delivery Hero founder, raises €55M Series A

Flash, the stealthy mobility startup from Delivery Hero and Team Europe founder Lukasz Gadowski, is de-cloaking today, with news that the Berlin-based company has raised a whopping €55 million in Series A funding. Despite rumours that multiple VC firms would be involved, the bulk of the new funding comes from Target Global via its mobility fund, which led this round and was already an existing backer of Flash. Others participating in Flash’s Series A include Idinvest Partners, Signals Venture...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Transportation, Facebook, Europe, China, Berlin, Tech, Spain, Mexico City, Portugal, Switzerland, Bird, Accel, Atomico

Juventus' Ronaldo expected at Madrid court on Tuesday for tax fraud trial

Serie A leaders Juventus square off against cellar-dwellers Chievo, while second-placed Napoli must try their luck against Lazio. Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo is expected back in Madrid on Tuesday to attend a trial for tax evasion in which Spanish prosecutors are asking for a 23-month prison sentence and a fine. The Portugal captain, who left Real Madrid for Juventus last July, is expected to plead guilty after he agreed a settlement worth €18.8 million with Spanish tax authorities last s...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Real Madrid, Portugal, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Madrid, Italian Serie A, Napoli, Chievo, Spanish Primera Division, Lazio Juventus, Juventus Ronaldo

50 Photos that tell our 2018 story

Year in Review: 50 Photos from our 2018 travels Every year we have good intentions to write our ‘Year in Review’ posts before the year is complete. And, every year, we fall short of this goal. This year was no different. We had a wonderful end to the year and have spent the past week catching up and getting our lives back on track. 2018 will go down as the milestone year. We celebrated 10 years of marriage with a vow renewal ceremony on the beach in Mexico. We celebrated Cameron’s 40th birt...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Europe, Photography, Mexico, Toronto, Spain, Canada, Portugal, Cameron, Miami, Vancouver, Victoria, Connor, Whistler, Quebec

Portugal: Competition Law And Policy 4th Quarter 2018 - PLMJ

Below, you will find the edition of the Competition Law and Policy Newsletter for the 4th quarter of 2018, which compiles the most significant news in this area.
Tags: News, Portugal

Parachute’s First-Ever Mattress

The bedding company creates an option without foam or latex Venice Beach, CA-based Parachute got its start in 2014 with a desire to make bedding better. They did so by manufacturing percale, sateen and linen sheets in Portugal, all Oeko-Tex certified (meaning they test free of harmful substances and chemicals), at a direct-to-consumer price. Since sheets, Parachute has followed a natural trajectory, expanding into the bathroom, …
Tags: Wellness, Design, Portugal, Sheets, Linens, Parachute, Beds, Venice Beach, Mattresses, Oeko Tex

Portugal plans special lanes for Britons in airports after Brexit

Airports in Faro and Funchal will provide fast-track access, says Portuguese PMPortugal plans to open dedicated corridors in its airports so British tourists continue to get fast-track access after Brexit whether the UK leaves with or without a deal, the prime minister, António Costa, has said.“Millions of Britons visit Portugal as tourists every year – we have to ensure the flow is not interrupted,” Costa said on Thursday. Faro airport in the Algarve and Funchal on the island of Madeira will op...
Tags: Travel, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, Air transport, Portugal, Brexit, MADEIRA, Antonio Costa, FARO, Algarve

Portugal promises no visas for Britons in any no-deal Brexit

Britain is due to leave the European Union on March 29 but parliament's rejection this week of Prime Minister Theresa May's withdrawal agreement with Brussels has thrown those plans into chaos and opened up a range of outcomes, from quitting with no agreement on future relations to halting Brexit altogether. "At this moment we do not even know what the United Kingdom wants," Siza Vieira told Reuters in an interview late on Wednesday. "In the absence of an alternative proposal by the United Kin...
Tags: News, Eu, European Union, Britain, Theresa May, United Kingdom, Portugal, Brussels, Brexit, Reuters, Siza Vieira

Portuguese hacker linked to Football Leaks held in Hungary

Budapest (AFP) – Hungarian police said Thursday they had arrested a suspected Portuguese hacker linked to the Football Leaks whistleblower website who is accused of extortion in Portugal. French lawyers for 30-year-old Rui Pinto confirmed... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Budapest, Hungary, Soccer, Portugal, Afp, Rui Pinto

Travel News: January 16, 2019

Portugal’s tourism boom halted by Brexit, airport problems Channel NewsAsia Portugal’s long-running tourism boom is set to move decisively into reverse in 2019 due to capacity constraints at Lisbon airport and a drop in British visitors because of a Brexit-hit pound, Portugal’s biggest hotel group told Reuters. Jose Theotonio, chief executive of the Pestana Group which operates 94 hotels, said he had already noticed a dip in British guests as they turn to markets like Turkey, Egypt and Tunisia ...
Tags: Travel, Boston, US, United States, Hawaii, New Jersey, Portugal, Tunisia, Pacific, Pearl Harbor, Brexit, Lisbon, News And Deals, Newark Liberty, Back Bay, Turkey Egypt

My 2019 Goals in Life and Travel

This post is probably a couple of weeks overdue, but I wasn’t mentally ready yet to tackle it. Posts like this one require a great deal of emotional energy and, frankly, I haven’t been up to it lately. But it’s something I need to do for myself, if no one else as it really does help me organize my thoughts and get ready for a new year. It’s far too easy to fall into familiar and comfortable routines, at least it is for me, but by starting out the year with a clear roadmap – or at least a solid ...
Tags: Travel, Instagram, Australia, Africa, Uganda, South Africa, Portugal, Arctic, Antarctica, Switzerland, Tasmania, Rwanda, Galapagos, Western Europe, Top Travel Tips

Peneda-Gerês is the only national park in Portugal. And it’s incredible.

Peneda-Gerês is the single greatest national park in Portugal. It wins on a technicality, being that it’s the country’s only national park. But there’s a certain magic to the mountains and valleys of northern Portugal where Peneda-Gerês lies, snuggled up against Spain, that makes calling it the greatest feel apt nonetheless. Gerês, as it’s known locally, spans roughly 270 square miles of oak and pine forests, granite cliffs, peat bogs, marshes, rivers, and lagoons between the Castro Laboreiro...
Tags: Travel, Spain, National Parks, Portugal, Porto, Braga, All, Roman, Campo, Santa Maria, Vila, São Bento, Viana, Rolf, Homem, visiting Portugal

McBride claims maiden win in Portugal

Paul McBride poses with the winner’s cheque at Penina The Island's Paul McBride claimed his maiden win as a professional when he won the Penina Classic II on the Portugal Pro Golf Tour.The former Walker Cup player and Wake Forest graduate (23), shot rounds of 69 and 67 to tie with Portugal's Tomas Bessa on 10-under before going on to claim the €2,000 top prize after a playoff. Tul...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Portugal, Wake Forest, McBride, Longford, West Waterford, Stuart Grehan, Paul McBride, Gary Hurley, Portugal Pro Golf Tour, Penina The Island, Tomas Bessa, John Igoe

Pendura Coat Stand by Galula Studio

Designed in Portugal by Mendes Macedo for Galula Studio, the Pendura coat stand marries functionality with a splash of color. Made of solid oak, each coat stand features six notches on the front and two on the back allowing for multiple hanging options. Not only does Pendura take up minimal space, but it also adds a focal point to any interior setting. It’s available in nearly a half-dozen fun colors, including yellow and red. For more information visit The post Pendura Coa...
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Police in Portugal, Belgium break up sham marriages ring

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The European Union’s law enforcement agency says authorities in Belgium and Portugal have dismantled a gang suspected of organizing sham marriages between mostly Portuguese women and Pakistani men. Europol says in a statement Tuesday the men were seeking to obtain residence rights in the European Union and the women were paid […]
Tags: News, European Union, Nation, Portugal, Belgium, Europol, Lisbon Portugal, Portugal Belgium

David A. Taylor's Playlist for His Book "Cork Wars"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Hari Kunzru, and many others. David A. Taylor's Cork Warsis a surprisingly personal examination of the cork industry and espionage before World War II. Mark Athitakis wrote of the book: "Cork Wars doesn't just...
Tags: Europe, Music, Boston, David, Portugal, Army, Dropkick Murphys, Charles, Pacific, Baltimore, David Taylor, Lisbon, Miller, Frank, Tom, Atomic Books Comics Preview

Financial Case Study: Rosemary and Claire – Authentic Food Quest

This post Financial Case Study: Rosemary and Claire – Authentic Food Quest appeared first on The Professional Hobo. Rosemary and Claire are co-founders of Authentic Food Quest. Their goal is to inspire you to travel through food and explore the local flavors. They believe travelers can have deeper connections with a destination and people by opening up to the local tastes and flavors. And that’s exactly what they do themselves! Learn more about their slow travel lifestyle and related career her...
Tags: Travel, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Europe, France, Southeast Asia, Singapore, Portugal, Argentina, Peru, Uruguay, Lima, Financial Case Studies, Financial Case Study, Natalie Sisson

Cathay Pacific sells $16,000 tickets at economy prices – again

Hong Kong-based carrier says it will honour tickets after second error in a fortnightCathay Pacific has accidentally given passengers first-class airline tickets at economy prices – for the second time in a fortnight.The Hong Kong-based carrier sold first-class tickets from Portugal to Hong Kong, which normally cost about £12,500, for only £1,175 because of an error on its website. Continue reading...
Tags: Hong Kong, Europe, Business, World news, Asia Pacific, Air transport, Portugal, Airline Industry, Flights, Pacific, Cathay Pacific

After 6 months of travel I made a critical addition to my packing list that's become my most essential tool

In March I left New York to travel around the world as Business Insider's   international correspondent. Though I brought just a carry-on suitcase and a backpack, I packed it with everything I thought I'd need for the trip. I created a   meticulous packing list. After returning home to reset and reflect, I realized that there was one item I needed to pack that would make my next trip less stressful and more organized: an electronics dopp kit.  An electronics dopp kit works like your regular to...
Tags: Amazon, New York, North Korea, Trends, Amazon Kindle, Kim Jong Un, Portugal, Sony, Tokyo, Don, Dopp, Lifehacker, Brandt Ranj, SiCo, Lexar USB, Patrick Lucas Austin

Chelsea’s David Luiz talks in peril after Kia Joorabchian’s high demands

Chelsea & David Luiz David Luiz chalked up his second assist of the season for Chelsea on Saturday against Newcastle. Luiz played a no-look ball upfield to Pedro. The Spanish winger scored with a delightful chip into the Magpies net. The fact that he looked away makes this assist to Pedro even more disrespectful. — َ (@HazardEdition) January 13, 2019 Get notified! About the best football betting tips from industry experts! Thank you! Full...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Portugal, Roman Abramovich, Cesc Fabregas, Monaco, Harry Kane, Kia, Benfica, David Luiz, Pedro, Maurizio Sarri, Ligue, Magpies

Cathay Pacific Mistakenly Sold First-Class Seats for a Tenth the Price in Another Blunder

The first-class seats from Portugal to Hong Kong were sold at a tenth of the original price
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Uncategorized, Portugal, Aviation, Cathay Pacific, Overnight, Onetime

Planning a trip to Europe? Avoid these 10 costly mistakes

Planning a trip to Europe this year and deep in the list-making process? Now’s a great time to quickly review your itinerary and “trip strategy” to make sure that you’re not about to make any common mistakes that will add unnecessarily to your travel costs. From hotels to flights, rental cars, and train tickets, there are several things to keep in mind before you hit “book”. Regular readers might recognize a few of these tips from posts in previous years (including “10 Ways to Save Before Leavin...
Tags: Travel, Verizon, Europe, London, France, Advice, Germany, Berlin, Atlanta, Barcelona, Rome, Munich, Paris, Italy, Amsterdam, Portugal

QUICK ENDING! Wheel Of Fortune Sunny Portugal Giveaway 1/19 1PPD18+

Get today’s Wheel of Fortune Bonus Round Puzzle Solution to enter the Wheel Of Fortune Sunny Portugal Giveaway for our chance to win a trip for two to Portugal for 8 nights. Click HERE to get... Click to read more...
Tags: Portugal, Frugality, Daily Entries, Ending in January, Quick Ending, Trips & Travel Prizes, Codes & Answers, Fortune Sunny Portugal Giveaway

How to Find a Safe Place to Smoke Weed During Your Travels

Without a doubt, weed is the most popular drug in the world after caffeine and alcohol. When you’re at home, you know where to get your marijuana. But, what about if you’re an avid traveler? How can you find a place to smoke weed legally when you’re traveling abroad? There are numerous countries with decriminalized marijuana use and legalized weed sales. Check out our list of safe places to smoke pot when you’re abroad. Let’s go! 1. Canada On October 17, 2018, Canada announced the legalizatio...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Mexico, Russia, Spain, Catalonia, Barcelona, Colombia, Czech Republic, Canada, Italy, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Portugal, Switzerland, Belgium

Cathay Pacific ticketing error ... again: First-class fares at tenth of original price

First-class tickets on Cathay Pacific Airways from Portugal to Hong Kong were sold for $2,212 instead of $23,414 on Sunday, less than two weeks after a similar incident on the carrier's website sparked a frenzy among eagle-eyed buyers.The... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Hong Kong, Business, Portugal, Cathay Pacific, Cathay Pacific Airways

Man accused of shooting down UN chief: ‘Sometimes you have to do things you don’t want to…’

Exclusive research reveals that a British-trained Belgian mercenary admitted the killing of Dag Hammarskjöld in 1961Jan van Risseghem was only a teenager when his mother ordered him to flee Nazi-occupied Belgium for her native England with his brother Maurice. After hiding in a convent, and an epic journey across the war-torn continent, they reached safety in Portugal, then took a ship north.Once in England, the pair signed up with the Belgian resistance, and with the help of an uncle enrolled f...
Tags: England, Africa, World news, United Nations, Portugal, Belgium, Un, Raf, Zambia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dag Hammarskjöld, Risseghem, Maurice After

Where to find Sporting CP vs. Porto on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Sporting CP vs. Porto, you’ve come to the right place. Second place faces fourth place in the Primeira Liga on Saturday featuring two of the biggest teams in Portugal in a top of the table clash. Here are all of the details of where you can watch it via legal streaming: Who: Sporting CP vs. PortoWhat: Primeira Liga, gameweek 18When: Game kicks off at 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT; Saturday, January 12, 2019Where: Live exclusively on GolTV, GolTV en Espano...
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