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The Best Day Trips from Lisbon

Lisbon is among the best travel destinations in Europe, with old-world charm, outstanding restaurants, pristine beaches, and breathtaking views, just to name a few. You may be surprised to learn that some of the best Lisbon tourist attractions are actually outside the city.

Top 3 Jaw-Dropping Attractions in Lisbon

There’s surely more to Lisbon than merely being the capital city of Portugal. Strolling through the streets of the city can truly astound any traveler! The grand artistry that brushes itself across the city’s antiquity will send shivers down the spine; the number of…
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The best river beaches right outside Lisbon

Summer is here and summer means beach for Portuguese people. Besides the famous beaches that Lisbon has to offer with the cool ocean waves like Caparica and Guincho. However if are looking for something more tranquil, there are a few riverside beaches around Lisbon worth…

Pastel de Nata: Lisbon pastry gem

The history You have heard about it before, for sure. Every time someone mentions traveling to Lisbon, everyone mentions the famous pastel de nata. Famous worldwide, pasteis de nata were created centuries ago in Belém, right next to Mosteiro dos Jerónimos (the…

Skip the Hostel Headaches!

While planning our comfy holiday cribs in advance is often in everyone’s best interests, the harsh reality of frantic last minute scrambles for accommodation is all too real (trust us, we’ve been there too). That is why we’ve decided to come up with this little Lisbon…

A new Lisbon garden is born!

There is another garden for public enjoyment in the capital. Opened on Monday, June 29, the Jardim da Caixa Geral de Depósitos, located in the headquarters building of this bank, at Av. João XXI, 63. Integrated in the programming of Lisbon European Green Capital…

Ready your wallet: shopping centers to reopen!

Almost all shopping centers in Portugal reopened on June 1st, when the third phase of deconfinement was initiated due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, in the Council of Ministers it was decided that the establishments of Greater Lisbon would remain closed — after all…

Portugal beaches: a guide to the new rules

Portuguese Health Authorities have rolled out the definitive list of beach ‘do’s and dont’s for this extraordinary virus-blighted summer and the rules are not as strict as people had been fearing. The Navy will watch unsupervised beaches “to avoid situations…

Gulbenkian art centre to close in August

The building that houses the Modern Art Collection of the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum in Lisbon is to close in August, for about a year and a half to two years. According to the director of the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Penelope Curtis, in a statement to Lusa, the…