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  • Pão do Rogil, a bakery selling traditional cakes

    Eat: Alentejo

    The soul of the nation’s cuisine, the largest Portuguese region of Alentejo offers fresh dishes and rich history, all under a cloudless sky Read More»

  • An evening in Bairro Alto, Lisbon. Image: Getty

    Neighbourhood: Lisbon

    A shop selling nothing but colourful tins of fish; streets where revellers rest their drinks on car roofs; a bar whose wine list is a pair of binoculars... Lisbon is… Read More»

  • Terraced vineyards of the Douro Valley. Image: Getty

    Weekender: Douro Valley

    Cocooned from the rest of the country, every nook of the Douro Valley in Northern Portugal bears a secret Read More»

  • Benfica mural

    Lisbon: Football fever

    A scarlet vortex of whirling scarves, SL Benfica’s Estádio da Luz is a monument to the beautiful game, and the perfect place to get to know the locals Read More»

  • Mercado da Ribeira, Lisbon. Image: Alamy

    Food: Lisbon

    From cheap and cheerful to refined, Portugal’s capital is a foodie mecca Read More»