The best of Lisbon’s new restaurants

The Portuguese capital’s food scene is one of the most exciting in Europe right now, offering a mix of innovative and traditional cuisine at restaurants overseen by acclaimed chefs

A local’s guide to Lisbon: 10 top tips

The best places in this city for eating, shopping, walking or just hanging out and soaking up the views

Summertime … and Lisbon’s jazz festival is free – and a great way to see the city

The Out festival sees jazz concerts (plus soul, funk and hip-hop) in city parks and at the seaside in Cascais and Estoril every weekend until the end of September

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

On the waterfront: Lisbon’s riverside regeneration

Boyd Tonkin finds great buildings, a bold new art gallery and custard pies to die for in Portugal’s capital