Next Stop: Azores Fringe Festival in Pico

Why on earth would someone come up with an arts festival that, literally, hops between islands for six weeks before the tourist high season?

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Things to do for Cultural Tourism in Portugal

Find out some of the best things to do for cultural tourism in Portugal, by region. Includes events you can’t miss and what’s happening in each season.

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5 of My Favorite Portuguese Novels Translated into English

You’ll learn more about a country through its literature than through its History books. These are my favorite Portuguese novels translated into English.

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Tribal Tourism Cultural Experiences in North Dakota

When visiting North Dakota make sure to include on your must-do list the rich cultural experiences that are made possible through tribal tourism, courtesy of the North Dakota Native American Tribes. These are some of my favorite tribal tourism cultural experiences to have in North Dakota.

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Top 10 Cultural Experiences to Have in Tokyo

When visiting the Japanese capital for the first time, how do you decide what not to miss? Take a look at these top 10 cultural experiences to have in Tokyo.

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On the Gentrification of Lisbon

My personal thoughts on the fragile balance between tourism and the local residents in Lisbon.

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Cultural Places to Visit in Europe in the Spring

What are some of the best cultural places to visit in Europe in the Spring? Check out my suggestions for your cultural trip to Europe this Spring.

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Best Offbeat Destinations to Celebrate Carnaval

“Like Mardi Gras and Halloween rolled into a public party at the Playboy mansion, Rio during Carnaval is like no other place on earth. And the freak-flags fly like the color guard of an invading army.” – James Schannep, “Murdered*” In a nutshell, that is pretty much the image that comes to everyone’s mind when

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Tips to Choose a Responsible Cultural Tour

The line between cultural immersion and cultural invasion is at risk of becoming very thin. Here are my tips to choose a responsible cultural tour.

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7 Books about Lisbon (That Aren’t Travel Guides)

7 must-read books about Lisbon. You’d be surprised how much a book that’s been written without any intention to guide you, can tell you about a destination.

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