Topics :: Portugal
Portugal’s conservative president announced Monday he is reluctantly ratifying a law allowing gay marriage, making the predominantly Catholic country the sixth in Europe to let same-sex couples wed.
Portugal’s prime minister and the leader of the main opposition party say they have agreed on measures to help steer the country out of a financial crisis that threatens to engulf the eurozone’s poorest member.
Portugal’s Parliament is debating a bill that would permit gay marriage in the mostly Roman Catholic country.
Portugal’s Socialist government has drawn up a proposal that would make Portugal the sixth European country to allow gay marriage.
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.
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.
As travel on the whole decreases in Europe, Portugal has continued to grow as a destination for American travelers.
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.
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 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...