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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

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

Best places to live: what makes Portugal so special?

Members of InterNations, an international expat community, put Portugal among the top ten places to live by weather. But this country has much more to offer than the sunniest continental european capital. Some countries value good weather more than others, but

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Posted in Medical Tourism, News, Portugal, Retirement in Portugal, Visit Portugal

Better safe than sorry: you may want to consider an STD screening

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs), usually known as sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), are infections that spread mostly through sexual contact. The most common are chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and trichomoniasis, but there are many more, like HIV and Hepatitis B. Holidays mean

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Posted in Diagnosis & Check-Ups, Health Prevention, Healthy living, Medical Tourism, News, Stay healthy

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

Medical risk map for 2016 puts Portugal with low risk

International SOS releases every year a worldwide medical rating that rates countries by their health care risk. Considering there is risk everywhere, due to many factors, many countries have a good standard of medical care and that means they pose

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Posted in News, Portugal

Portuguese hotels distinguished by the luxury publication Condé Nast

Every year Condé Nast reveals the hotels and luxury spas with their seal of approval, which guarantees an exceptional experience, according to them. Hotels around the world receive this distinction every year and that makes them part of an exclusive

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Posted in News, Portugal

Portugal joined the M8 Alliance, world’s best group of academic health centers

Known as the G8 for health, the M8 is an alliance with 18 members of 14 different countries with the mission to improve health at a global scale. Portugal was accepted as a member of the Alliance with unanimity. Members

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Posted in News, Portugal