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  • Don't think of Portugal as side trip

    Don't think of Portugal as side trip
    Travel due east across the Atlantic from New York, and the first country you'll encounter is Portugal. But it's often an afterthought for most Americans — a side trip if there's spare time after visiting Spain, its bigger neighbor. With its...
  • Cesaria Evora dies at 70; Grammy-winning singer known as the 'Barefoot Diva'

    Cesaria Evora dies at 70; Grammy-winning singer known as the 'Barefoot Diva'
    Cesaria Evora, who started singing as a teenager in bayside bars on the West African island nation of Cape Verde in the 1950s and won a Grammy Award in 2004 after she finally took her music to stages around the world, died Saturday. She was 70. Evora,...
  • Travel info on world cruises

    Here is some information from Cruise Lines International Assn. members that offer world or "grand cruises." A few lines based in other countries also offer similar voyages. Most 2012 world cruises started in January, but there may be availability on...
  • 'The Last Day' by Nicholas Shrady

    'The Last Day' by Nicholas Shrady
    May 11, 2008 The earthquake that leveled Lisbon in 1755 shook more than the ground, journalist Nicholas Shrady reveals in this lively account. It flattened religious and philosophical certainties as well, and it was an equal-opportunity disturber of the...
  • White wines for your spring table

    As sure as there are flowers in April, a new crop of white wines from every corner of the world makes it to your dining room table each spring. This year, more than ever, they'll arrive with an almost palpable pulsing energy, limpid and clean, having been...
  • 2004 Quinta de Cabriz Reserva Dão

    Lately, Portugal -- and not only the Douro region -- has been turning out some terrific dry red wines at intriguing prices. And this Cabriz Reserva from an estate that's just shy of two decades old, is a stunning example of the values that can be found in...
  • Meltdown in your wineglass?

    THE "post-classic" era of winemaking is dawning, according to experts at the second Climate Change & Wine conference in Barcelona, Spain, at the end of last week. And it's going to be full of nasty surprises. What might "post-classic" wine be like?...
  • 2007 Adega Cooperativa de Ponte de Lima Vinho Verde Adamado

    Vinho Verde is a crisp, slightly prickly white wine from Portugal meant to be drunk young and chilled on a summer day. Its lively acidity and scent of pears and wildflowers make it especially refreshing in the heat. Made from a blend of loureiro,...
  • Ernest Lieblich dies at 94; pioneer of office coffee service was philanthropist for the arts

    Ernest Lieblich dies at 94; pioneer of office coffee service was philanthropist for the arts
    Ernest Lieblich, a businessman and philanthropist with a passion for the arts who financed the painstaking restoration of a valuable 1930s-era mural and helped uncover the true identity of one of its creators, died April 4 at his Los Feliz home. He was...
  • Maria de Jesus, world's oldest person, dies at 115

    Maria de Jesus, who was believed to have been the world's oldest living person, died Friday in her native Portugal. She was 115. Born Sept. 10, 1893, de Jesus was listed by the and the Gerontology Research Group as the world's oldest person. The next...
  • Jimmy Carter, Hamas. Hamas, Jimmy Carter.

    Today's question: What's up with Jimmy Carter and Hamas? Later in the week, Pearl and Bisharat will discuss the United States' role in facilitating the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, their personal connections to the Holy Land and more. Click here...