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Queen Anna Nzinga (c. 1583 – December also known as Ana de Sousa Nzinga Mbande, was a queen (muchino a muhatu) of the Ndongo and Matamba Kingdoms of the Mbundu people in Angola. All About Africa, Military Tactics, Berlin, African Royalty, Warrior Queen, Great King, Freedom Fighters, African History, African Culture
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Portuguese Slave Traders Were No Match for Angolan Queen Nzinga Mbandi

The warrior queen fought colonization for several decades.

The best of rural Portugal: readers’ travel tips Vila Medieval, Real Madrid, Natural Park, Merida, Countryside, Grand Canyon, Travel Tips, Europe, Mountains
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The best of rural Portugal: readers’ travel tips

Lush mountains, meandering rivers and hilltop villages await visitors to Portugal’s understated countryside. But where’s best place to stay, eat and enjoy a vinho verde? Our tipsters have the gen

The 10 Best Hostels in Lisbon: A Mecca for Luxury Hostel Worshippers Portugal Travel Guide, Belem, The Good Place, Luxury, World, Places, Room, Design, Italia
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The world's best hostels: and the 'Hoscar' goes to …

Users of booking site Hostelworld have rated their favourite hostels around the world, including categories for size, continent and atmosphere, with Lisbon and St Petersburg earning many plaudits

Home prices in northern Portugal fell by as much as 35 percent after the global real estate crisis of but have held steady in recent years. Global Real Estate, Modern Pools, Indoor Outdoor Living, House Prices, Ny Times, Acre, Swimming Pools, Portugal, Villa
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Home prices in northern Portugal fell by as much as 35 percent after the global real estate crisis of 2008, but have held steady in recent years.

Lush mountains, meandering rivers and hilltop villages await visitors to Portugal’s understated countryside. But where’s best place to stay, eat and enjoy a vinho verde? Portugal, The Guardian, Where To Go, Dune, Trekking, Countryside, Travel Tips, Good Things, Rivers
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The best of rural Portugal: readers’ travel tips

Lush mountains, meandering rivers and hilltop villages await visitors to Portugal’s understated countryside. But where’s best place to stay, eat and enjoy a vinho verde? Our tipsters have the gen

Fourteen miles east of the Portuguese capital, a fanciful five-bedroom, stone-covered house dating from 1899 combines the elegant and the rustic. Luxor, Lisbon, Ny Times, Palace, Coastal, Home And Family, Real Estate, Romantic, Rustic
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Fourteen miles east of the Portuguese capital, a fanciful five-bedroom, stone-covered house dating from 1899 combines the elegant and the rustic.

For unspoilt countryside, top camping, hiking, wild swimming, plus great local food and wine – and all doable in a weekend from the three main airports – try one of these itineraries from Edwina Pitcher’s Wild Guide Portugal Portugal, Weekend Breaks, The Guardian, Lisbon, Wine Recipes, Countryside, Monster Trucks, Hiking, Swimming
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Discovering Portugal’s wild side

For unspoilt countryside, top camping, hiking, wild swimming, plus great local food and wine – and all doable in a weekend from the three main airports – try one of these itineraries from Edwina Pitcher’s Wild Guide Portugal

Brought to you by Hostelworld, the HOSCARS are the world’s most prestigious hostel awards that recognize everything from the most popular hostels to the best location and staff. Hotel Airbnb, Backpacking Europe, Portugal Travel, Best Budget, Best Location, Oh The Places You'll Go, Gallery Wall, Wanderlust, Paisajes
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The world's best hostels: and the 'Hoscar' goes to …

Users of booking site Hostelworld have rated their favourite hostels around the world, including categories for size, continent and atmosphere, with Lisbon and St Petersburg earning many plaudits

Set in a prime location of Lisbon, Sunset Destination Hostel puts everything the city has to offer just outside your doorstep. Featuring a complete list of amenities, guests will find their stay at the property a comfortable one. Take advantage of th Pack Your Bags, Parking, Lisbon Portugal, Hostel, Solo Travel, Front Desk, Backpacking, Swimming Pools, Dolores Park
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10 of the best hostels with pools around the world

For those who like to take a dip after a day of exploring (or a night partying), here are some of the best hostels with their own swimming pools