Portugal

Pousadas of Portugal

Travel & Leisure’s 2003 cover story on the Pousada of Don Afonso, at a town called Alcacer do Sal south of Lisbon, left a lot to be desired. It was called “edgy” in the article, whatever that means, and was given a scant paragraph. The story did not give anything like a real feel for this former Read More…

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Portugal’s New Look

Everyone who can goes toward the sun in the winter. Some of us are lucky enough to spend the winter in Florida, or California or Arizona, or at least a while, and some of us get to go to the islands for a week or two. (I know, some of us get to go to Amenia.) In Europe, the same thing is true. It Read More…

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Christmas in Portugal

We are looking forward to a trip to Portugal soon. The planning has put me in mind of a wonderfully amusing Christmas trip to Portugal several years ago. We were visiting a very good friend who was posted to Lisbon as an Ambassador. On his invitation, we immediately made flight reservations to this Read More…

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