Matthew Padder

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Simply Sintra: magic and mystery on Portugal's Atlantic coast

The best ones are right under the rocks," said Nuno Aramac, before slipping under the water like a seal. The two of us had swum to the base of a cliff where we were collecting goose barnacles. I say "we", it was actually Nuno who was doing all the work, scraping away at the rocks with a chisel-like …

A guide to the eateries of Portugal

Heaven awaits. But leave any preconceptions at home about what kind of place might serve good food and drink. For the best overall experience, including value for money and quality of food, choose modest establishments offering traditional Portuguese food in simple surroundings.<p>Adega (Cellar)<p>In …

Portugal: Sintra – A Fairy Tale Escape

On a recent short break to Portugal I had the pleasure of visiting the beautiful hilltop town of Sintra. It’s an easy day trip from Lisbon, the …

CAFES in Lisbon, Portugal

LISBON CAFES<p>For coffee, a refreshing drink, or a light meal<p>Most Europeans love coffee and cakes, but the Portuguese are the ones who officially spend …

Once a seedy area of Lisbon, the riverside Cais do Sodré district has been reborn as one of the city's coolest, a hub of great clubs, bars, restaurants and original shops<p>Open any Portuguese magazine these days and there is sure to be an update on Lisbon's riverside Cais do Sodré. Its transformation …

Blog Archive » The 10 Most Famous Foods in Lisbon

<b>There are certain foods that people go out of their way to enjoy. Those kinds of specialities that turn ordinary restaurants into legends and often</b> …

Blog Archive » 10 Spots to Dine by the Water in Lisbon

<b>The image most associated with Lisbon is probably water, whether it’s that of the Atlantic beaches nearby, the history of its explorers’ ships at</b> …

25 Reasons to Love Lisbon | 25 Razões para Amar Lisboa

9 | It's one of the world's safest capitals<p>The European Safety Observatory says that Lisbon is Europe’s safest capital. While you should hold on to …

Twenty reasons to visit Lisbon

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Share via Email<br>• Pin to Pinterest<br>• Share on Google Plus<p><b>Shaney Hudson explores a city of stunning vistas.</b><p><b>1 Get</b> …

Castelo S. Jorge

Now we will arrive at the Castelo de São Jorge, where the History of the city began. This is one of the most visited monuments in the city, not only …

Viewpoints

Continuing up the hill, without any fear of tiring since the discoveries keep us attentive and desirous to see more, we will find the viewpoints of …

Elevador de Santa Justa

Carmo is connected to the Baixa by another key monument in the city, the irresistible Elevador de Santa Justa. From the top of the Elevador there is …

Baixa

In the Baixa, the city’s traditional shopping district, you will find dozens of shops and a great area for walks. A personal welcome makes shopping …

The tram

The tram is one of the most famous and typical forms of transport in Lisbon. To travel by tram is to enter an imaginary but also traditional present. …

Chiado

After the Bairro Alto, walk down to the Chiado, where you will find an even more sophisticated atmosphere. Ameeting point for young people, artists …

Bairro Alto

The Bairro Alto is one of the most characteristic and attractive neighbourhoods in the city. Typical and popular, the Bairro Alto has many modern …

The Convent of Carmo

The Carmo area, next to the Chiado, has some of the most fascinating historical sites in the city, such as the Convent and Church of Carmo, which …

The color of Lisbon

Lisbon is known as the white city, thanks to its unique luminosity. The light, the atmosphere and the climate offer marvellous walks all over the …

Historical neighbourhoods

Situated mostly in the centre of Lisbon, the historical neighbourhoods are essential destinations for visitors to the Portuguese capital. They call …

A paradise for walkers and photographers.

Lisbon iIt's one of the world's great historical cities, with characteristic and surprising sights, cultural treasures, and a beautiful setting that …

Night in Lisbon, Portugal, Castle of St. George | Nature Notes

Night in Lisbon<p>The Castle of St. George dominates the skyline of Lisbon, Portugal. The original fortress on this hilltop goes back to Roman times. …

Where to Eat in Lisbon

Location:<b>Lisbon, Portugal</b><p>George Mendes Shares 5 Favorites in Lisbon<p>After graduating from culinary school and working at Bouley in Tribeca, Alain …

10 reasons why you should go to Lisbon

photo by donbala Culture – It’s one of the world’s great historical cities, with characteristic and surprising sights, cultural treasures, Read …

5 Fado Facts (and the best places in Portugal to experience it)

Fado is traditional folk music popular in the Lisbon area of Portugal. Melancholy by nature, the music includes instruments like guitars and mandolins with one Fadista singing poetic lyrics related to darker elements of love, death and sadness. The music may, however, occasionally include some …

The Top 10 Things To Do in Portugal 2018

Page: | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Next<p>Allegedly established by a Roman centurion named Amarantus, Amarante is situated between the steep sides of Serra do …

Blog Archive » 10 Monuments and Attractions in Lisbon That Tourists Never See

<b>THE LUMINOUS FOUNTAIN</b><br>Everyone passes underneath it on the metro (it’s where two lines meet, one of them connecting the city center to the airport), …

The 10 MASTERPIECES of TILE ART in Lisbon | As 10 Obras Primas da Azulejaria em Lisboa

[ THE ESSENTIAL LISBON TOURISM & INSIDER'S CITY GUIDE ] [ O GUIA ESSENCIAL DE TURISMO E DA CIDADE DE LISBOA ]<p>The Best of Lisbon | O Melhor de Lisboa