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How to be a responsible tourist in Lisbon

How to be a responsible tourist in Lisbon

Ah, vacations! That wonderful time of the year when you can just relax and enjoy yourself in a new place. But sometimes it’s not always so fun for the locals in your chosen destination. As tourism continues to grow everywhere, pressure falls on locals to take in more people (who...
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The foodie’s guide to eating and drinking your way through Lisbon

The foodie’s guide to eating and drinking your way through Lisbon

Thanks to a mix of never-ending stories, vibrant culture, and amazing scenery, it’s impossible for travellers not to fall in love with Portugal. And the capital, Lisbon, located on the right bank of Tejo River and known for its secular monuments, offers splendid light and belvederes, and mesermises all visitors. But apart...
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Tips for your first trip to Lisbon

Tips for your first trip to Lisbon

Being a relatively small city, Lisbon won’t overwhelm you with chaos, but it might capture your heart with its charm! If you haven’t yet been to Lisbon, you’re missing out on something truly special. Not only is it one of the oldest cities in Europe (older than Rome, by the...
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St. Anthony Day festivities in Lisbon

St. Anthony Day festivities in Lisbon

Thinking of visiting Lisbon? June is an excellent time to be in the city because of all the patron saint festivities that take place. All of the old districts in town are decorated with colourful flowers, paper ribbons, and lights. Little squares inside each district are transformed into concert venues that host...
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Complete guide to: Lisbon travel

Complete guide to: Lisbon travel

Travelling to Portugal and checking out the sights in Lisbon? This guide will give you everything you need to know about visiting the city, from getting to and from the airport, to the best Portuguese music you should listen to before you go, to the coolest local events you should...
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Photo of the week: Sunset in Lisbon

Is there anything more perfect than an ocean sunset? In Lisbon, #localsknow the best way to close out the day is to get outside and watch the sun sink into the Atlantic. With so many stretches of sandy beach within the city limits, it’s no wonder locals are regularly heading...
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Things to do in: Lisbon

Things to do in: Lisbon

Wanna go local in Lisbon? No problem! Our local guides know the city like the backs of their hands, and have come up with these five tips for local things to do in Lisbon. Best part, they’ve added in a few cool “pro” tips for getting the most out of...
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Photo Of The Week: Ruin Art In Lisbon

Photo Of The Week: Ruin Art In Lisbon

We love urban transformation – especially when it involves bringing new life to something old and forgotten. These abandoned houses near Castelo de São Jorge in Lisbon were transformed into colourful vertical gardens by a local artist. This ruin art is certainly a less invasive form of street art (unless you have...
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Photo Of The Week: A Taste of Summer In Lisbon

Photo Of The Week: A Taste of Summer In Lisbon

Drool. Our immediate reaction when we saw this Instagram from Lisbon Urban Adventures. A summer’s evening in the Portuguese capital is best spent rubbing shoulders with locals at a neighbourhood tasca. The dish of choice? Amêijoas à Bulhão Pato. This Lisbon favourite was named after well-known poet and foodie, Bulhão Pato, and is made by steaming clams in...
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24 hours in: Lisbon

24 hours in: Lisbon

Gorgeous, gorgeous Lisbon. From sunrise to sunset, this city will make you fall in love with it over and over again. If you’re short on time, have no fear — it doesn’t take very long to become enamoured with Lisbon. Early morning: 9 – 10am Start the day in Principe...
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