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Portugal

Le Ponant under sails

Cruising

The Cruise Director: river cruising Europe

Sally Macmillan This year 26 new river ships have been launched to cruise Europe's waterways - a pretty mind-boggling statistic.

Surfing

Surfing: Five more no-boys-allowed surf and yoga retreats

Maid in the Shade.

Nina Karnikowski Escape Haven runs luxury week-long surf and yoga retreats exclusively for women in Bali, Byron Bay and Sagres, Portugal.

Europe

Beyond Paris and Rome: the lesser-known European cities you must visit

Porto in Portugal is one of the oldest European centres.

Europe's lesser-visited cities are just as eye-catching, fascinating and fun as their more well-trodden counterparts, writes David Whitley.

Portugal

Portugal museums: Patchworks of Lisbon

mural by Erro from Iceland

David Whitley A night on the tiles takes on a whole new meaning for David Whitley.

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Photo galleries

Top 10 hottest destinations for 2010

The Champagne Pool, Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland, south of Rotorua.

Lonely Planet has picked the brains of its authors, staff and travellers and come up with the top 10 countries to visit in 2010.

World's top 10 river cruises

Mekong-River

Forget airport hassles and cramped tour buses - a relaxing river cruise is the way to see the world. Here are the top 10.

Travellers Tips

Europe

Keys to the cities

When in room ... and from Hotel Le Continental, Bordeaux.

A Bordeaux bolthole for $120 a night? A riverside retreat in Lisbon for the same? Here's our guide to some of Europe's best-value hotels and guesthouses this season.

Tripologist

What next, if trains don't go?

Tripologist I'm planning to go solo to Europe, travelling by rail. If there is a rail strike, will I be notified not to go to the station and will I be automatically rebooked?

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Map of Portugal

Travel News

Should you be afraid of flying?

Plane flying around a storm. Wing.

BRITTANY MANN 10:52am | The two Malaysia Airlines incidents have not helped those with a fear of flying, but are those fears realistic?

Donald Trump unveil plans for new Washington DC luxury hotel

9:46am | The Trump empire is expanding to include a 270-room luxury hotel in DC that has bathrooms trimmed in gold.

Economic recovery drives more UK, US tourists to Australia

9:31am | Economic recovery in the UK and US has helped drive a surge in overseas travellers to Australia.

Family kicked off Southwest Airlines flight over Twitter complaint

3:09pm | A family was asked to get off flight in the US because of a tweet the father sent out complaining about the airline's service.

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