Lisbon is one of the smallest capitals in Europe with a population of just under 600 000 but still has something for everyone! The postcard-perfect city of Lisbon with its huge variety of interesting and fun things to do and see should definitely be on your bucket list! Food and Wine The Portuguese love their

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Who tastes the Portuguese wine, immediately says: ’it is typical Portuguese’. The Portuguese wines have a strong individual character just like the Portuguese themselves. Many exotic grape varieties are used. Yet you can taste a modern wine through the classic flavours, like the chardonnay and cabernet sauvignon.   Source The history  Portugal has been producing wine
Portugal is one of the most popular yoga destinations in Europe. While it’s a frequent travel choice for lots of yogis and non-yogis alike, it’s also a hidden gem to others. Having traveled through Portugal recently myself, I’ve put together this guide to help you get a glimpse of what yoga in Portugal looks like
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 In such a hot weather there is only one thing which will cool you down: Beach! Thanks to the Atlantic ocean surrounding 832 km of coastline, Portugal is the perfect place to enjoy sandy beaches, not far away from the capitol. If you are a fan of water-related activities like surfing, kiteboarding or simply build
There are some things you should count on when moving to Portugal. Are you playing with an idea of moving to Lisbon? Are you coming for Erasmus studies or for an internship? First thoughts about living in Portugal are, of course, leading to the beach. But then, you need to think more practically, right? Let
  The foundation of every culture is undoubtedly local cuisine, and if you are a food lover, you will certainly fall in love with all the Portuguese dishes!  Portugal is surrounded by the Atlantic ocean (in the western coast), which offers its treasures as well as a lovely view during tasting those dishes. If you
1. Lisbon is the second oldest capital in Europe After Athens in Greece, Lisbon is one of the oldest capitals in Europe. Lisbon’s history extends back to the pre-Roman era. After, the Romans, Germans and the Moors ruled the city before 1147. 1147 saw the takeover of the city by the Portuguese Christian crusaders who
1. Cascais Cascais is a beautiful fishing village just a 30 minute train journey away. The train tickets are not expensive which makes it a very good option for a sunny afternoon out with friends or family! The centre of Cascais itself is very charming and there are many bars, restaurants, gift shops and museums
Portuguese can be a difficult language to learn how to speak fluently so why not try and use these slang words to help you sound more like a local! 1. Tô This is the Portuguese way for answering the phone.  It comes from the word estou, which is the Portuguese 1st person from of the
I have always strongly believed that aside from visiting a country and exploring its history, another great way to feel immersed in the country’s culture is through its music. This is a different and perhaps more abstract, yet very real, way to understand the mindset of the native people and the cultural identity of the

Top 5 Gardens and Parks in Lisbon

After joining the tours and walking all day through the busy streets of Lisbon, you might be ready to enjoy some relaxing time in a quieter place. Lisbon has many green areas to offer; where you can feel a little bit closer to the nature. Here we have collected our TOP 5 gardens and parks,
As Lisbon is the city of the seven hills, it is only natural to have so many viewpoints also known as ‘Miradouros’ in Portuguese. But what If I told you that there is a very specific viewpoint that not even many of the locals know about? It is one of the best-kept secrets of Lisbon
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Alfama is one of the oldest districts in Lisbon and it wasn’t destroyed during the earthquake which hit the city in 1755.
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Lisbon – City of the seven hills There is a reason why Lisbon is called the city of the seven hills which equates to  a different view for every day of the week.
Have you heard about  Lisbon’s Flea Market in Alfama “Feira da Ladra”?
Pretty sure you didn’t know about it as it is one of Portugal’s well hidden Gems. Did you know that there is a small Moorish town called Obidos in Portugal that people dress as queens and kings and takes you back to the Middle Ages? You should hurry though. This is only a  special festival
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Traveling to Lisbon? Day trip to Sintra is an absolute must! You have  probably seen photos of Sintra spread all over the instagram. Well there is no doubt that Sintra is Portugal’s Wonderland.
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Are you looking for a great shot that captures Lisbon’s essence? You’ve come to the right place!  Lisbon is beautiful for itself but part of you knows you always gotta find those insta-perfect spots! So, let us help you out with some suggestions of pictures you simply got ti take!   YELLOW TRAM AND ELEVATORS  
We’ve already told you everything about Lisbon nightlife and how great it is, BUT during new year’s eve, it get even better!  One thing is true: Lisbon is definitely the best city to start your year right!  If you still have no idea what to do, we saved you some trouble and we’re giving you different choices
If you have decided to visit Lisbon during this magical time of the year that’s Christmas, you have made the perfect decision !  The city has plenty of options for those traveling alone, families, friends and couples – you name it. We have picked up some lovely ideas and plans for you to do while
Some people say one of Portugal’s most captivating works of art is out on the streets: azulejo (hand-painted tile). This  legacy of the Moors was adopted by the Portuguese and put into stunning use over the centuries. Exquisite displays cover all kinds of walls, from train station to buildings or churches, with stories painted on the
I have always strongly believed that aside from visiting a country and exploring its history, another great way to feel immersed in the country’s culture is through its music. This is a different and perhaps more abstract, yet very real, way to understand the mindset of the native people and the cultural identity of the

Top 5 Gardens and Parks in Lisbon

After joining the tours and walking all day through the busy streets of Lisbon, you might be ready to enjoy some relaxing time in a quieter place. Lisbon has many green areas to offer; where you can feel a little bit closer to the nature. Here we have collected our TOP 5 gardens and parks,
In the world of sparkling wine, French ‘Champagne,’ is the only variety in the world legally permitted to use that terminology, and is seen as the benchmark of quality. However, the Portuguese  version known as Espumante, has long been considered a delicacy in Portugal and is beginning to make waves on the international stage, as
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Alfama is one of the oldest districts in Lisbon and it wasn’t destroyed during the earthquake which hit the city in 1755.
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Lisbon – City of the seven hills There is a reason why Lisbon is called the city of the seven hills which equates to  a different view for every day of the week.

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