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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Shopping Centers will only open on June 1st

Last Thursday, April 30, Prime Minister António Costa announced the measures that will be taken after the end of the third state of emergency. What had already been speculated has been confirmed: shopping centres and larger stores (more than 400 sqm) will only open in a…
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Central Lisbon introduces car restrictions

Traffic access to the downtown Baixa-Chiado area of central Lisbon, will be exclusively for residents, drivers with car signs and authorized vehicles, between 6:30am and 12am, from the summer, announced the city hall. From July/August a car sign/sticker will be necessary…
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Coronavirus

At the time of this writing Portugal has confirmed 13 cases of the new coronavirus, COVID-19. Travelling to Portugal and worried? We got you covered. Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases…