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Free city guide: Lisbon, Portugal

Free city guide: Lisbon, Portugal

David Whitley July 12, 2015 Comments Off on Free city guide: Lisbon, Portugal

The Portuguese capital has the good looks – but with plenty going on to complement them.   Why Lisbon? From the top of the hill – it doesn’t really matter which one, there are

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The world’s greatest commutes

The world’s greatest commutes

David Whitley June 28, 2015 Comments Off on The world’s greatest commutes

For most of us, the commute into work involves a miserable crush in a crowded train carriage, face into an obese man’s armpit, knees thwacking into umbrellas and eyebrows dicing with paper cuts from

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How hostels have changed

How hostels have changed

David Whitley March 9, 2015 Comments Off on How hostels have changed

Competition and the web have driven standards in hostels up – it’s time we changed our outdated mental images.   At 9pm, a united nations of travellers sits round the lounge, temporarily ignoring the

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How Lisbon’s tile art got cool again

How Lisbon’s tile art got cool again

David Whitley July 12, 2014 Comments Off on How Lisbon’s tile art got cool again

David Whitley discovers how the Portuguese capital’s ubiquitous azulejos returned to fashion. The church inside Lisbon’s Madre de Deus convent complex is an eye-popping blizzard of baroque decoration. But the blue and white tiled

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Lisbon, Portugal | Free city guide

Lisbon, Portugal | Free city guide

David Whitley August 10, 2012 Comments Off on Lisbon, Portugal | Free city guide

Lisbon’s mix of tradition, world class attractions and engaging bar scene make it a great option for an affordable city break. LISBON SIGHTS AND ATTRACTIONS   Lisbon icons Parque das Nações, built for Expo

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