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Lisbon

Lisbon, Elevador da Bica Bica cable car, Bairro Alto, Rua da Bica de Duarte Belo, Portugal  Europe.

Portugal

One day three ways: Lisbon

David Whitley Walk up the hill to the Castle of Sao Jorge and stroll around the gardens and ramparts with majestic views of the city.

Portugal

Portugal museums: Patchworks of Lisbon

mural by Erro from Iceland

David Whitley A night on the tiles takes on a whole new meaning for David Whitley.

Hotels

Lisbon's laidback luxe

The historic neighbourhood of Alfama was the obvious choice for a new boutique hotel.

Essay

Years of eating dangerously

David Dale Sometimes even the most serious gastronomic scholar has to rise above principle.

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Travellers Tips

Europe

Keys to the cities

When in room ... and from Hotel Le Continental, Bordeaux.

A Bordeaux bolthole for $120 a night? A riverside retreat in Lisbon for the same? Here's our guide to some of Europe's best-value hotels and guesthouses this season.

Old towns

Top 10 Old Town districts: theatre of the streets

Secrets to unravel ... a young geisha girl in downtown Kyoto.

Heading to the oldest parts of a city delivers the richest rewards, writes Kerry van der Jagt.

Map of Lisbon

Travel News

Tony Abbott, Barack Obama: Western leaders 'banned' from Russian airport's duty-free shop

The sign was spotted in Vladivostok by Michael Idov.

OLIVER SMITH 9:42am | Tony Abbott and six other western leaders have been banned from a Russian airport duty-free shop.

North Korea tightens grip on SIM cards used by tourists

9:19am | North Korea is ensuring once tourists leave the country, their SIM card doesn't fall into local hands.

Burma opens e-Visa application service

NATALIE PARIS 9:07am | Burma has opened its e-Visa application service, but there are some restrictions.

New 368-room, $90 million Brisbane CBD hotel approved

KIM STEPHENS 9:00am | Mid-range hotel brand ibis will establish its largest Australasian hotel in the heart of Brisbane's CBD, the Lord Mayor announced on Tuesday morning.

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