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What to see around Lisbon

What to see around Lisbon

If you’re planning a trip to Lisbon and have time you explore the surrounding area, keep reading. There are lots of places nearby well worth a visit. Here is our selection! more ...

Christmas traditions in Portugal

Christmas traditions in Portugal

Christmas is a family affair in Portugal and is celebrated with loved ones. There are numerous Christmas traditions in Portugal that vary from one region to another, some with Norman origins but the majority with catholic origins. more ...

15 things to do in Lisbon

15 things to do in Lisbon

There’s a million reasons to love Lisbon: it’s an inexpensive city that you can visit on a shoestring, it’s colourful architecture makes it stand out from other major European cities, it has great food and atmosphere… In Lisbon you’ll find old cafes with marble bars alongside cutting-edge art galleries. And there’s lots to do in Lisbon! more ...

A stroll through the Alfama district in Lisbon

A stroll through the Alfama district in Lisbon

Alfama is one of the most famous neighbourhoods in Lisbon and is considered to be the birthplace of fado. Located at the foot of Castelo de São Jorge with stunning views over the River Tagus and the city, what was once a fishing district is now one of the city’s tourist hotspots. more ...

Sintra, a little tourist treasure in Portugal

Sintra, a little tourist treasure in Portugal

No more than 30 kilometres away from Lisbon, you will find Sintra, a charming town that you should definitely visit during your time in the Portuguese capital, especially if you’re looking for a little romantic getaway. Celebrated for its artists, writers and poets such as Lord Byron, and preferred summer destination by the monarchy and nobles in the old days, Sintra has a special appeal and a great wealth of monuments. more ...

Atlético de Madrid vs Real Madrid: A Spanish Champions League Final 2014

Atlético de Madrid vs Real Madrid: A Spanish Champions League Final 2014

On Saturday the 24th of May Atlético de Madrid and Real Madrid football clubs will take to the pitch at the Estadio do Luz to decide who will be the 2014 European Football Champions. This will be a game of firsts, the first time both teams have met in the final of a European championship, if Atlético de Madrid win it will be their first Champions League trophy, if los Blancos win they will be the first club to take home the trophy ten times more ...

Tantalise the Tastebuds with these Lisbon Delicacies

Tantalise the Tastebuds with these Lisbon Delicacies

The cuisine of which city consists of mouthwatering pasteries, homely yet delicious soups and more seafood dishes than you can possibly eat in a year. If you guessed Lisbon then you’d be correct but there is a lot more to eating out in Lisbon than these delicious treats. Let’s have a look at some other different yet equally delicious food in Lisbon. more ...

Lisbon Half Marathon

Lisbon Half Marathon

Recently we’ve noticed that marathons and half-marathons are taking place in the most important European capitals whereby the locals steadily make their way through the streets of the city in their eagerness to win and satisfy their competitive side. And, as the capital of Portugal, nothing less could be expected of Lisbon. Thus, now that spring has nearly arrived, the Lisbon Half-Marathon will be taking place on the 20th of March. more ...

Celebrate a traditional Christmas in Lisbon

Celebrate a traditional Christmas in Lisbon

Christmas is truly the best and most fun time of year, a fabulous excuse for buying a mountain of presents, eating lots of good food, spending time with your family. And if you’re lucky enough it is the perfect opportunity for a getaway for a little bit and enjoy this festive time of year in a different and interesting destination like Lisbon. more ...

Shopping at the Markets in Lisbon

Shopping at the Markets in Lisbon

A great way to delve into a city and discover the culture is to visit the local markets. Obviously the highlight of any trip to a local market is to see and buy all kinds of exotic and not so exotic foods and products. The markets in Lisbon are a great place to go and do some shopping and people watching. So without futher ado,Let’s go shopping! more ...

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