Portugal: Pestana Cidadela Cascais, Lisbon

With a thriving art scene all of its own and a stunning harbour-side setting, the Cidadela Cascais is a must-stay on a visit to the capital of Portugal, says Lucy King

Portugal: Pousada de Lisboa, Lisbon

It’s all about location at this boutique number, not to mention the impressive art collection, standard-setting food and charming service. They’ll even arrange for you to explore Lisbon by motorbike. Lucy King hops on

The new fashion capitals

As the world’s most stylish cities gear up for a month of SS16 fashion weeks, it’s easy to forget that London, New York, Milan and Paris aren’t the only destinations with serious fashion credentials. Lizzy Wilkinson scopes out four alternative cities that should be on any fashion lover’s radar

Lisbon: a tapas tour with Nuno Mendes and Jose Avillez

Since its launch, the Chiltern Firehouse has garnered more press interest than the celebrities who flock there every night. However it’s the restaurant’s Michelin-starred ‘genius’, Nuno Mendes, who is really the star — and his passion for food started at home in Portugal. Zoe Williams accompanies him, along with the city’s own super-chef José Avillez, on a tapas tour of Lisbon

Lisbon: A digitally-sourced travel guide

Ianthe Butt eschews the guidebook and takes to the streets of Lisbon with only Twitter, Tinder and Field Trip apps on a smartphone to guide her….

Portugal's best beaches

Quiet and sheltered, noisy and urban, natural and wild... with 1,000km of coast, Portugal has it all when it comes to beaches. John Burbage reports

Portugal: Altis Belem Hotel and Spa, Lisbon

This striking design hotel tells the story of Portugal's Golden Age of Discovery, and does it with flair, says Mary Lussiana

Lisbon: Four Seasons Hotel Ritz

With a superb art collection and a real flavour of the region, the prestigious Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon does not disappoint, says Mary Lussiana

Lisbon, with love

Often overlooked in favour of its flashier European counterparts, Lisbon has been quietly reinventing itself as a design capital. But it's the city's laid-back languor that seduces Antonia Quirke

Lisbon: five hotels to suit any mood

Whether you're looking for design hotels or boutiques, these are the places you should book.