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The best day trips from London

“When a man is tired of London,” Samuel Johnson famously declared, “he is tired of life”. With all due respect to Sam, much as we at Time Out love …

Sea Level

36 Hours in Lisbon

Forget Lisbon as the budget capital of Europe. Yes, the seafood is still (relatively) cheap, as is the wine. The old canary-yellow trams still rattle along steep hills, and you’ll never pay more than a euro and change for a pastéis de nata, the classic Portuguese pastry. But today the Portuguese …

European Travel

Lisbon Travel Guide

Situated on the banks of the Rio Tejo, the country's capital offers a number of museums and galleries, an unpretentious atmosphere and a pleasant …

European Travel

The Best Pastries in Paris, According to Top Chefs

It’s been the world’s favorite destination for luscious baked goods since forever. Now the French capital is outperforming even itself.<p>By Kate …

France

12 reasons why Amsterdam is (always) a good idea

For some, the very thought of Amsterdam evokes notions of a seedy red-light district and weed-infused coffee shops. The real Amsterdam, however, …

European Travel

Eating Your Way Through Barcelona!

Barcelona. It’s a wonderful city, filled with all the things I love – amazing art, fun nightlife, and incredible food. When I visited in March two …

Burgers

The alternative bucket list: 17 world wonders you've never heard of

Exploring Lisbon and Its Surrounding Areas

The charming city is laid back, the locals are friendly and the food is amazing<p>By Claire Carponen<p>Lisbon, one of Europe’s oldest cities, has an …

10 Picturesque Towns In Northern France To Explore

<i>Featured header image by verrier.claude.</i><p>France isn’t a country that has incredible cities and towns in short supply. In fact, it’s almost unheard of …

European Travel

8 Amazing Places to Visit in Portugal

From the tourist hotspots to the hidden gems, these are the most amazing places to visit in Portugal...

Where to Eat in Lisbon, According to Chef Nuno Mendes

As his new book about Lisbon’s culinary scene is released, Nuno Mendes of the Chiltern Firehouse shares five of his favourite addresses in the …

A local’s guide to Porto, Portugal

Sitting in my customary Porto cafe, a non-descript place on Praça Carlos Alberto across from my kids’ school, a troupe of Asian tourists march by. They are sheltered under umbrellas, heads down, following their guide in an orderly step to the next tourist honeypot.<p>For a whistlestop visit to …

European Travel

10 Most Affordable Michelin Restaurants in France

There are many Michelin restaurants where you can have an affordable meal in France |© Pawel wojciechowski / Unsplash

France

Bilbao city guide: what to see plus the best restaurants, bars and hotels

This year sees Bilbao celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Guggenheim museum, an institution that brought art and its lovers to the north coast city, and started an urban relaunch in which its industrial past was overlaid with fluttering palms, promenades and a proliferation of wonky, …

European Travel

Lisbon: Where to Eat, Drink, and Party

A perfect night in one of Europe’s most under-appreciated cities.<p>Lisbon is one of Europe’s most under-appreciated gems. It’s affordable, walkable, filled with wildly good eating and drinking opportunities. It’s a city painted in Millennial Pink, and Millennial Blue, which is not a thing yet, but …

European Travel

Ikina Sushidokoro Abe

It’s indisputable that sushi is phenomenal year-round, but nothing quite beats savouring the ocean’s gifts on a summer day. Case in point: a plump …

The Perfect Three-Day Weekend in San Francisco

As part of a new series, Travel + Leisure is exploring America one three-day weekend at a time. Here’s what to do on a short trip to the City by the …

The Best Brunches in Paris Right Now

A host of new restaurants are finally turning brunch into a Paris ritual.<p>Paris’s perennial Sunday dining challenge—read: barely anything open, and what is open is slammed—is being alleviated by a long simmering brunch boom that’s just beginning to boil over, thanks to an influx of newcomers and …

France

The 9 Best Lisbon Hotels of 2018

There’s a whole lot to love about the Portuguese capital. With sun-drenched terracotta roofs and stunning Tagus River panoramas from the top of its …

Top five roast goose restaurants in Hong Kong

<b>Yue Kee Roasted Goose Restaurant</b><br>9 Sham Hong Road, Sham Tseng,<br>tel: 2491 0105<br>yuekee.com.hk<b><br>(HK$250 half; HK$500 whole)</b><p>Founded in 1958, this restaurant …

Hong Kong

Europe Travel: 10 Charming Villages for a Romantic Getaway

Europe’s most charming villages are at the heart of a fairytale story—gorgeous views, colorful scenery, and port-side, romantic stays against a …

Make Your Weekend Count With the Best Brunch in San Francisco

Among our favorite things about the charming city of San Francisco—aside from said charm—is stumbling upon darling cafés during our visits. The Bay …

How-To Reverse Sear A Steak

Arguably one of the best ways to cook a steak.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 2-inch thick rib eye steak, preferably USDA Prime<br>Salt<br>Pepper<br>3 tablespoons canola oil<br>2 tablespoons butter<br>2 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed<br>2 sprigs fresh rosemary<br>3 sprigs fresh thyme<p><b>INSTRUCTIONS</b><p>1. Preheat oven to 200°F/95°C.<p>2. Pat the steak …

The Fast Track for Juicy Pork Chops

And how to save your chops from dreaded dryness.<p>Pork chops seem like a great dinner idea in theory—they’re widely available and they cook quickly if you buy the thin ones (not the thick, fancy butcher shop ones). All of this means you can go from work to any-old-supermarket to food-in-your-belly …

BBQ

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In a large bowl, whisk together vinegar, tamari and honey. Add carrots, green cabbage, red cabbage and kale, and toss well. Set aside.<p>Cook soba …

Ishibashi Sukiyaki

9 | 3.5 | 2.5 | 2<p><b>Thumbs up</b><p><b>Thumbs down</b><p><b>Recommended dish(es)</b><p><b>TL;DR – The one Michelin-starred Ishibashi is undoubtedly the best Sukiyaki in the world.</b> …

Japan

How to Avoid Extortionate Wine Prices in London's Restaurants

It’s a sad fact that northern European restaurateurs charge diners too much for wine. In Britain, the usual practice is to take the cost of a bottle, …

5 Places I Recommend To Visit In The UK

Living in the US, I get to meet lots of Americans who all proudly tell me that they have all visited England and that they loved it.<p>When I ask them where they visited most of them, say I went to London, and when I try and dig a little further, to see where else they visited, I quickly find that …