The warrior queen fought colonization for several decades.
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
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 2008, but have held steady in recent years.
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
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