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Restaurants of the Year: Editors' Choice 2020

Evaluating the world's best hotels is great, but it's just as delightful to test out top restaurants. Of the hundreds we tried, these were the best.

Restaurant Finds in Lisbon

Portuguese cuisine is hearty, honest and delicious. On a recent trip to Lisbon, we had a number of dining experiences worth sharing. Here are six.

Favorite Shops in Lisbon

The greatest pleasure of shopping in Lisbon is that the big brands haven't taken over the retail scene, allowing independent local talent to shine.

Five Architectural Landmarks in Porto

Portugal's second city is famed for its well-preserved medieval core, baroque churches and graceful bridges, but it's also a hub of contemporary architecture.

Dining Discoveries in Porto

Porto's fine-dining scene lacks the kaleidoscope of options you'll find in Lisbon, but it's catching up. Here are a few places we enjoyed during a recent visit.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Portugal

On a recent visit, we scoped out intimate hotel options in Lisbon and traveled to the countryside to investigate new properties there.

A Piece of Portugal for Yourself: Shopping in Lisbon

Portugal's capital has more than its fair share of independent jewel-box shops set in beautiful historic buildings. These are my favorite things to bring home.

Wine Tasting in Carcavelos, Portugal

One of Portugal's most exciting wineries, Villa Oeiras, is close to Lisbon, and Mr. Harper highly recommends a private tour.

The Scenic Miradouros of Lisbon

Lisbon's many hills have allowed the city to create numerous miradouros, or viewpoints, around its center, which offer stupendous vistas.

Shopping for Azulejos in Lisbon

Numerous stores in Lisbon sell azulejos, both hand-painted and factory-made. Here is a selection of the best places to purchase the tiles.

Video: Lisbon's Heritage Hotels

Watch Mr. Harper's video from Lisbon, where he stayed at a number of smart new heritage hotels.

16 Must-See Sights in Lisbon

Lisbon has a wealth of attractions, so it's important to be strategic. Here are some hints on how to get the most out of the city's points of interest.

Letter From the Editor: April 2017

It is a delight to stroll through the neighborhoods of Lisbon's historic center. This fall, I stayed in a number of smart new heritage hotels there.

New Lisbon Restaurant and Dining Hall Discoveries

Lisbon is exploding with exciting restaurants helmed by chefs who riff on Portuguese tradition without being bound by it.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Portugal and Palm Springs

Mr. Harper discovered two new luxury boutique hotels in Lisbon and one newly refurbished Palm Springs hideaway with Hollywood roots.

Lisbon’s New Heritage Hotels

Despite the increase in tourism, the distinctive character of Lisbon remains strong. Amid the historic neighborhoods, we discovered several new hotels.

Dining in Lisbon, Portugal

Andrew Harper shares favorite restaurants and dining scene news from Lisbon, Portugal.

7 Days in Lisbon, Portugal | Itinerary

Built on a series of hills overlooking the broad Tagus Estuary, Lisbon is one of Europe’s most visually striking cities.