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The Best Gyms in Lisbon

Some people reckon you don't need to join a gym in Lisbon – the city's seven hills give you exercise enough. Then again it's all about endurance. If you're getting bored of trotting up...
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Uniplaces: Student Accommodation in Portugal & Beyond (Resource)

Uniplaces is an accommodation website that’s makes it easy to find student accommodation in cities around the world. It’s primarily aimed at students, but you don’t have to be a student to use it:...
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Tripadvisor Portugal (Resource)

TripAdvisor is the largest travel website in Portugal (and in the world). Before booking a hotel, restaurant, or tourist attraction most of us look to see what TripAdvisor has to say first. TripAdvisor Portugal...
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Glamping in Portugal: Camping with a side of glam

As great as apartments and hotels are, they’re not usually very exciting forms of accommodation. Many Airbnbs contain the same standard IKEA furniture and, although many hotels have fancy lobbies, restaurants, or rooftop pools,...
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Finding Long Term Accommodation in Porto

Portugal’s second city, Porto, is quickly growing as popular as its first. More and more people are moving to Porto for work, university, as digital nomads, or to join Porto’s growing startup scene.Finding accommodation...

A guide to Christmas in Portugal

Christmas in Portugal is a unique and slightly surreal experience for those of us who grew up in Northern Europe. On the one hand, being able to eat Christmas dinner outside and walk along...