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17/09/17 Around Lisbon # , , ,

Coming across Portuguese local treasures – Alcochete

Coming across Portuguese local treasures – Alcochete

Few are the places in and around Lisbon that are off the tourist eye. Yet, we are lucky to come across such local treasures every now and then. This time is all about Alcochete, a small town overlooking Tagus river and where you can have one of the best views of Portugal’s two iconic bridges. Our scenario. Continue reading

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31/03/17 Around Lisbon # , , , , , , , ,

Find your perfect city to live in (choose Lisbon)

Find your perfect city to live in (choose Lisbon)

Not so long ago someone asked on Trippy.com about the best city to live in covering the following attributes:

  • Diverse
  • Good public transit
  • Walkable
  • Clean
  • Artsy
  • Good Food

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Welcome to Sintra’s Park and National Palace of Pena

Welcome to Sintra’s Park and National Palace of Pena

This is not a post about any park and palace. This is a post about the most beautiful park and palace you may have the chance to lay your eyes on. Once at its doorsteps, your imagination about the fairytales castles you used to read as a child will be awaken.

Situated in the middle of an exotic vegetation, Pena Palace stands out from afar. Continue reading

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Disclaimer! This article was written in collaboration with Metro de Lisboa. We wouldn’t have had the opportunity to take these pictures without their support.

49 stations + 1 (recently inaugurated – Reboleira). The Lisbon’s Metro is not about a maze of lines and stops you’ll find in most of the capitals. It’s about tradition. Continue reading

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28/03/16 Around Lisbon , Turkey # , , , , , , , ,

Hanging around in Mouraria, Lisbon

Hanging around in Mouraria, Lisbon

“Let’s walk this way!”, Edgar says as we leave behind the Intendente square and head towards Mouraria…

At a first glance, I realize I never walked this street before. This street that leads to another one, bumpier than in other quarters, but pleasantly exotic. Continue reading

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