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Lisbon: the new capital of cool

Lisbon has become very attractive for foreigners looking to run their businesses or just resettle. The Guardian explores examples of the city’s recovery after the economic crisis. According to this article by the Guardian, Lisbon is a city “of old-fashioned

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Posted in Lisbon, Medical Tourism, News, Portugal

This year’s hottest destination? Portugal, says “Boston Globe”

Portugal’s attractiveness reached the other side of the Atlantic. The Boston Globe emphasises how a small country like Portugal has a varied range of offerings, “good food, rich history, great views and temperate climate”.   Lisbon is described as a city

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Posted in Lisbon, News, Portugal

Portugal is the country to go in 2017

Already thinking of where to go next year? According to Huffington Post, Portugal is the country everybody will be visiting. To support this claim, Huffington Post gathers the latest ranks that put Portugal on the top, like Travel + Leisure’s choice

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Posted in Algarve, Lisbon, News, Portugal, Uncategorized

Brand “Portugal” on the rise

World renowned personalities, a widely spoken language, modern infrastructures and a business friendly environment are some of the aspects that Huffington Post points out as the reasons of Portugal’s bright momentum. The recent election of Portuguese António Guterres as United Nations

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Posted in Lisbon, News, Portugal, Visit Portugal

Cardiovascular diseases

All the organs in the body are important, but the heart certainly deserves a special care. Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading cause of death worldwide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 75% of CVD deaths occur

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Posted in Check-up & Diagnosis, Health, Health news, Health Prevention, Lisbon, Medical Procedures, Oporto, Portugal

Portugal receives 23 “World Travel Awards”

Best beach destination, best island destination and best cruise destination were some of the highlights for Portugal at this year’s “World Travel Awards” for the European region. Every year, Portugal’s tourism offer gets more and more recognition. This time, the country

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Posted in Algarve, Lisbon, Portugal, Visit Portugal

5 reasons to love eating out in Lisbon

Forbes contributor Ann Abel provides a dozen of reasons to love Lisbon, “a postcard-picturesque city”. Safety and affordability, architecture, historical landmarks, its welcoming inhabitants are only some of the charms of this city. But the food scene deserved a special

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Posted in Lisbon, News, Portugal

Looking for sunny and safe holidays, tourists turn to Portugal

As some common holidays destinations like France and Turkey deal with the threat of terrorism, the number of tourists in Portugal increases. While this country remains a good choice regarding safety, the government has also worked on improving security measures.

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Posted in Algarve, Health news, Lisbon, Medical Tourism, News, Portugal

US News explains why Lisbon is a perfect place for retirement

Affordable and safe, a cosmopolitan city with good weather and nice beaches. As the dollar gets stronger, you should really consider Lisbon as a retirement destination, says US News. We have mentioned in the past how cool Lisbon is and

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Posted in Lisbon, News, Non-Habitual Residents, Retirement in Portugal

Esquire magazine names Lisbon one of the coolest cities in Europe

A recent article on Esquire magazine states “Why Lisbon is one of the coolest cities in Europe” to visit right now and why it shouldn’t be underestimated. The article recommends places to visit and things to do that aren’t likely

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Posted in Lisbon, News, Portugal