Rachel Dixon suggests that Lisbon council's liberal offering of derelict buildings to graffiti artists provides some alternative landscape for the itinerant tourist (Quick on the draw, Travel, 29 January).
How do you make art in a country where the ministry for culture has closed indefinitely? Convert disused steel containers into box clever installations Pedro Cabrita Reis is smoking a cigar on the roof
Christmas shopping doesn't have to mean trawling an identikit British high street. In Lisbon Audrey Gillan stocks up on one-off, beautifully-packaged presents, from perfume to port When asked to think
From markets where old ladies sell produce from their gardens to traditional seafood restaurants, Been there readers know the best places in Portugal for foodies At this Saturday market old ladies sell
The Convento de Cristo in Tomar is probably one of the most spectacular places in Portugal. Founded by the Knights Templar, it's a beautiful, mysterious and magical place, wonderful to discover and enjoy.
It's not all salt cod and custard tarts in Portugal's capital. From workers' cafes to gourmet tapas, seafront kiosks to a smart wine bar, Isabel Choat samples the best of Lisbon's food and drink 'We have