Monthly Archives: October 2013

Gallery: Ancient and Modern Lisbon, Portugal

International Bellhop showcased Lisbon on their blog just yesterday with great pictures. For travelers that want to see ancient cities and rustic countryside, but still want modern conveniences close at-hand, Lisbon is the best vacation destination that we can recommend.

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Finding a Global Groove in Lisbon

Foto: Francisco Seco for The New York Times

What a great title for this article from The New York Times. From Praça da Alegria to Travessa da Galé, stoping at Praça do Comércio and Cais do Sodré, the journalist discovered some hip spots in Lisbon showing us that

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Posted in Lisbon, News, Portugal

Portugal as a Medical Tourism destination

Taking advantage of its privileged location in the old continent, being able to offer beach, country and city plans only minutes away from each other, its amazing weather and openness to welcome foreigners Portugal is now a strong player in

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Posted in Healthcare, Medical Tourism, Portugal

Sun and soul in Portugal

Ilha de Faro ("Faro's Island), Portugal

Faro: Fascinating history, fine cuisine make picturesque city a unique getaway Elisa Mala from the Canadian “The Province” just published an article uncovering Faro, the Algarve’s capital. The initial paragraph makes you want more about the city, don’t you think?

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Europe, boosted by Spain, Portugal and Greece, records best tourist season in years

Ericeira, Portugal

Despite the economic crisis, Europe remains a favourite destination, the European Commission said in a recent statement, states the “The Portugal News” in its website. International tourist arrivals in Europe grew by five percent during the first half of 2013,

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Breast Augmentation (Breast Implant)

Augmentation of the breast, or breast implant, consists of insertion of a silicone bag (prosthesis) under the breast (submammary) or under the breast and chest muscle (subpectoral) and then filling the bag with saline (salt water). This prosthesis expands the

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Finding some sleepy beauty along Portugal’s coast

Salema, Algarve

Rick Steves just wrote a great article for the Seattle Times about his “favorite stretch of Iberian coastline”, the Algarve. The Algarve was once known as Europe’s last undiscovered tourist frontier. But it’s well discovered now, and if you go

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Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)

A tummy tuck is suitable for both men and women who are in good general health overall. It should not be confused with a liposuction (the cosmetic surgery used to remove fat deposits), although your surgeon may elect to perform

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What is Medical Tourism?

Medical Tourism has become a real buzzword in the last few years. But what does it really mean? Medical Tourism occurs when people elect to travel abroad for treatments, surgeries and general medical care. The decision to leave your country

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