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Madeira, the beginning of the New World – Jules Verne Times Two

The world has probably never changed as quickly as it did in the 15th century. For thousands of years, civilisations had remained scattered around the world, isolated by water and by war. But in th…

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The Best Beaches in Spain and Portugal – Photos

As destinations on Europe’s Iberian Peninsula, Spain and Portugal are together known for centuries-old culture, tapas and petiscos, avant-garde art and architecture, and much, much more in their shared 223,939 square miles. From island paradises to semi-remote stretches of sand in nature reserves, these are the countries’ best beaches.

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Day 5.  A train ride to Silves

I woke up briefly during the night to what sounded like hailstones out on the terrace but when we opened the curtains at 8.00 am we discovered our tiled balcony and white patio furniture were coate…

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Lisbon’s Best Rooftop Bars & Restaurants | Fodor’s Travel

Here are our picks for the best places to enjoy fine food, delicious drinks, and glorious views in one of Europe’s prettiest—and sunniest—capitals.

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How to Visit Lisbon with Kids | Fodor’s Travel

With its hilltop castle, rattling trams, stellar animal attractions, and a wide river flowing out to some seriously pretty beaches, the Portuguese capital is one of Europe’s best destinations for families.

Source: How to Visit Lisbon with Kids | Fodor’s Travel