The Living in... series takes you on an armchair visit of the houses, gardens, museums and palaces of the world's most beautiful countries and cities. From Norway to Istanbul, from Portugal to London, discover the neglected treasures and hidden delights of regions which still harbor secrets to enchant even the most world-weary traveler. And for those inspired to visit, each volume includes an exclusive traveler's guide. Once the center of a powerful empire stretching from Asia and Africa to South America, Portugal today is one of the most geographically and culturally rich countries in Europe. This superb volume celebrates the brilliant colors, lush perfumes, and traditional lifestyle of Portugal in a fascinating voyage from north to south. Both a style book and a travel guide, this volume also includes a peerless compilation of savvy practical information to make any visit to Portugal a memorable success.