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Time at the bar

Galeto has held a special place in the hearts of Lisboetas through thick and thin. And it’s no wonder: this perennial pick-me-up has welcomed everyone from politicians to prostitutes. We take a seat to find out why it has…

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Fully booked

The team behind this literary haven is developing a business model for the modern age.

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The Agenda: Design

Copenhagen’s high hopes, a royal rumble in Saudi Arabia and Ecuador’s collaborative communities.

Global

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Moving up

Allow us to upgrade your travel plans with an exceptional oceanside escape, a tempting train ride across Malaysia and a heads up about new flight routes worldwide.

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Direction of Travel

Our team of well-journeyed reporters offer their thoughts on the route that forward-facing tourism should be taking in 2024, plus some personal perspectives on what makes a tour truly grand, be it on wheels, wings, rails…

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Legends in the baking

In cities worldwide, recipes for traditional cakes and pastries have been passed down through generations, with the resultant treats now baked into the identities of the places and their people. These desserts are often…

Global

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Wheels of fortune

Due to regulation, collaboration and quality control, Portugal is top of Europe’s bicycle supply chain. Now it just needs to inspire its citizens to get in the saddle.

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See the light

In 2014, designers Rita Múrias and Paulo Barata began collecting neon signs for their aesthetic qualities. Now the couple’s Letreiro Galeria boasts a 300-strong collection celebrating vernacular design and aiding Lisbon’s…

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Different beat

Portugal is a recording mecca for acts from across the Lusophone world. But can it export its stars?

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Heart of the matter

With Portugal’s role in global affairs growing, big media players have stepped up, while smaller publications focus on local matters. The result? Possibly the world’s most well-informed city.

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All is well

Think you need to be in a big city to make a success of your start-up? Get with the times. Remote working and relocation were becoming ever more popular even before the pandemic. And a brainy bunch in a surfing spot 30…

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