Fado’s heartfelt strains infuse Portuguese life

The wistful working people’s music traces its roots to class struggles, but is now widely embraced – and is a soundtrack for everything, including haircuts

Fado’s heartfelt strains infuse Portuguese life

The wistful working people’s music traces its roots to class struggles, but is now widely embraced – and is a soundtrack for everything, including haircuts

The Algarve: Portugal’s magnificent beach of a south coast

Imagine golden sand, 25C with a blue sky in May, and the cleanest blue-green ocean you’ve ever seen. Add boardwalks stretching for kilometres and fabulous food

The Algarve: Portugal’s magnificent beach of a south coast

Imagine golden sand, 25C with a blue sky in May, and the cleanest blue-green ocean you’ve ever seen. Add boardwalks stretching for kilometres and fabulous food

5 German cities you must visit on your next Euro trip

Germany’s collection of regional identities gives travellers a peerless wealth of diverse cultural, historic and culinary options to explore

5 German cities you must visit on your next Euro trip

Germany’s collection of regional identities gives travellers a peerless wealth of diverse cultural, historic and culinary options to explore

Lisbon, Portugal a travel bargain

Portugal is not always on major tourist routes, but there is plenty to see there, especially in Lisbon

Lisbon, Portugal a travel bargain

TRAVEL: Portugal is not always on major tourist routes, but there is plenty to see there, especially in Lisbon

Overwhelmed in Rome, overfed in Matera

Basking in the splendour, charm and hospitality of southern Italy, particularly when you wander off the beaten track

Overwhelmed in Rome, overfed in Matera

FEEHAN: Basking in the splendour, charm and hospitality of southern Italy, particularly when you wander off the beaten track

Sintra, Portugal, simply magical

Sintra is one of those places where there is so much packed in that you'll say to yourself: "Wow! How come I never knew about this before?"

Sintra, Portugal, simply magical

TRAVEL : Sintra is one of those places where there is so much packed in that you’ll say to yourself: “Wow! How come I never knew about this before?”

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