Move over Paris - Europe has a hot new shopping capital

For all the popularity Lisbon has amassed over the past few years as a sought-after travel destination, Porto is still overlooked. But it shouldn’t be: Portugal’s “second city” is the country’s real standard setter when it comes to design, thanks to its heritage as a manufacturing hub through most of the 19th and 20th centuries. Now it’s gaining traction as a shopping mecca, too, filled with locally made items by emerging designers who can’t be found elsewhere.

Singapore's top party hotspots

The saying work hard play hard has probably never been truer than in Singapore. After the shopping malls and offices close for the day, the centre's buzzing nightlife opens for business. If you're a true night owl, add an evening out in the Southeast Asian city-state to your bucket list. Here's where to go 

Top 10: Singapore's best swimming pools

With such an impressive skyline it's no wonder that Singapore has more than its fair share of spectacular rooftop pools. But it's not all about contemplating the view, the city-state also boats some particularly picturesque swimming spots at less vertiginious heights. We select the best 

Top things to do in Singapore

From dining with orangutans to chartering your very own yacht, here are our top 10 things to do and see while in the Southeast Asian city-state

Timmo, who lives in a van

Photographer Liam Arthur questions the values vs the reality of ditching the 9-5 in favour of a free, traveller lifestyle

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