Lisbon

Hidden Gems of Europe - Sines and Porto Covo, Portugal

Joanne Shurvell | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Shurvell

The main music festival site at Sines was within the walls of the castle, the former home of the 15th-century explorer Vasco da Gama. But before things kicked off there, we enjoyed three days of more intimate gigs at an outdoor stage in the main square of the small fishing village of Porto Covo.

Real Madrid's Champions League Trophy Parade In Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Sport

Real Madrid paraded their 10th European Cup - La Décima - in front of thousands of supporters that gathered in Cibeles Square in Madrid. Real Madr...

Great Weekend Getaways - Lisbon

Joanne Shurvell | Posted 15.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Shurvell

My first visit to Lisbon ten years ago was a tad disappointing so I was surprised at how much I loved the Portuguese capital on my second visit last month. In fact I was so taken with the place that I started picking up property brochures with a view to buying a holiday flat there.

How We Ended Up at Heathrow for 4 O'Clock This Morning

Max De Lucia | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK
Max De Lucia

We're in the air en route to Lisbon for the first leg of a once in a lifetime journey around the world in fourteen days. It's early and whilst the team rest up before a day exploring the city, it seems like a good opportunity to reflect on where we are at.

Facing the Waters: Competitive Sailing in La Route Des Princes

David J Constable | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport
David J Constable

History has shown that like oil, I do not mix well with water. I can take a bath solo, I'm referring to the blummin' great ocean; resting place of suffered shipwrecks and pirates, home to the 200-ton whale.

Planet Appetite: Peixe em Lisboa - Fish and Flavours Festival, Lisbon, Portugal

Rupert Parker | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Now in its 6th year, Peixe em Lisboa takes place over 10 days, with cooking classes, wine pairings, chef demonstrations and tasting dishes provided by top Portuguese restaurants.

Planet Appetite: Mercy Hotel - Elevated Boutique Luxury in Lisbon, Portugal

Rupert Parker | Posted 15.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Situated in a premium location between Lisbon's Chiado and Bairro Alto districts, the Mercy Hotel's 47 rooms are designed by renowned Portuguese archi...

Lisbon: Portugal's City of Light

Stuart Forster | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Stuart Forster

Light, say artists, is all important to creating a masterpiece. The azure sky over Lisbon, long hours of summer sunshine and golden sunsets are factors that ensure many visitors go home with fond memories and great photographs of the Portuguese capital.

Best Hotels For New Year's Eve Parties

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Bored of another festive break spent in your local pub, hoping not to run into 'that guy' (or girl) from last year? Perhaps it's time to throw caut...

Decision Time in Lisbon

Ben Jones | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK Politics
Ben Jones

Portugal may well be the country where the eurozone's solidarity is put to the test. Patience with the Greek government's foot-dragging is wearing thin, but Portugal has done all that has been asked of it.

20 Local Phrases for the European Explorer

TranslateMedia | Posted 24.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle
TranslateMedia

The great British summer may be beginning to draw to a close, but that does not mean that the holiday season is over.