Topics :: Portugal

Portuguese govt aims to permit gay marriage

By Barry Hatton | Thursday Dec 17, 2009
Portugal’s Socialist government has drawn up a proposal that would make Portugal the sixth European country to allow gay marriage.

Reid’s Palace showcases flavors of Madeira

Friday Nov 6, 2009
Madeira’s Reid’s Palace, set atop a cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, is highlighting some of the authentic attributes of the island by using local products to create memorable experiences for its guests.

Madeira for Just $849 for a Week

Wednesday Oct 14, 2009
Warm and sunny Madeira Island offers so much more than its wine. Madeira has a nearly perfect climate in the winter - warm and clear with temperature in the 70s.

Americans visit Portugal in increasing numbers

Tuesday Oct 6, 2009
As travel on the whole decreases in Europe, Portugal has continued to grow as a destination for American travelers.

Portuguese Pols Promote Marriage Equality

By Kilian Melloy | Monday Sep 28, 2009
The party of Portugal’s Prime Minister is had hoped to draw votes, and distinguish itself from its electoral rivals, by adding marriage equality to its platform.

Road Trip! :: Portugal

By Megan Smith | Monday Sep 7, 2009
From Lisbon, EDGE’s Megan Smith speeds off to explore the windswept beaches of the Algarve and the village charm of the Alentejo. That’s right, it’s a road trip - Portuguese style!

Lisbon in 48 Hours and 12 stops

By Megan Smith | Wednesday Aug 5, 2009
Lisbon is small enough that 48 hours is enough time to see the best it has to offer. Of course, as EDGE Assistant Travel Editor Megan Smith found out, once you’ve seen the best of Lisbon you’ll want to stay for good...

Portugal’s high court keeps gay marriage ban

By Barry Hatton | Saturday Aug 1, 2009
Portugal’s Constitutional Court on Friday upheld the country’s ban on gay marriage, rejecting a challenge by two lesbians who are seeking to wed.