Lisbon

Lisbon Off The Beaten Track: Tai Chi in Sintra

Sintra

When on a Lisbon city trip, visiting the stunning mountain village Sintra is part of the package. Colourful castles and lush gardens attract heaps of tourists from all over the world. As you know, we always look for opportunities to go off the beaten track. So we decided to book a Tai Chi workshop for…

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Cacilhas Lisbon, The Best Place to Start a Modeling Career

Cacilhas Lisbon

Lisbon has a lot more to offer than highlights in crowded tourist areas Bairro Alto, Baixa/Chiado and Alfama. Our choice, take the rusty ferry from Lisbon’s transfer station Cais do Sodre to Cacilhas, located on the south bank of the Tagus river. A return ticket sets you back only 2,60 euro. Above all, Cacilhas offers…

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Portuguese Words You Must Know

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We absolutely love learning new words when we’re away. So, when we were in Lisbon we asked our good friend Isabel to teach us five important Portuguese words, according to her. Luckily for you, she was gracious enough to let us record her beautiful Portuguese voice. Enjoy learning the language, we know we did! Liston…

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Lisbon On a Shoestring

Lisbon Cacilhas

Lisbon is one of the cheapest cities in Western Europe. There are plenty fun things to do without spending a lot of money. Check out our 7 things to do in Lisbon to save on the pennies and soak up the Portuguese vibe. Generally speaking, prices for food, drinks, hotels/airbnb and public transport are much…

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Cheap To Lisbon Itinerary

Creating Cheap To Travel Itinerary for Lisbon

Friday, November 4 05.30 – 08.00 Amsterdam to Eindhoven Airport. P Long Stay.  08.00 – 11.00  Flight Eindhoven to Lisbon. Flight FR 3091. Departure: 08.50. Arrival 10.45.  Check-in 24 hours before departure.  11.30 – 13.15  Lisbon Airport to Airbnb 13.30 – 17.00 Lunch (14.00 ) Isabel * Strolling around in Bairro Alto? * Have dinner at Campo de Ourique…

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Good Value Restaurants: Best Eats in Lisbon

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In Europe, Lisbon is the number one place for indulging in the catch of the day. Restaurants everywhere vend fresh seafood, for example sardines, the local specialty. Best thing about the Portuguese capital is that a few tenners buys you a top notch dinner for two, drinks included. Head to the characteristic, cheerful neighbourhoods Bairro…

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Discover the Best Parks in Lisbon

Lisbon Belem Tower Green

Lisbon is a supergreen city. Botanical gardens and city parks are in abundance in the heart of town. Perfect to catch your breath during an intense day of sightseeing. Slump down for a picnic or go for a relaxing run. Head to Jardim da Estrela or to Parque Florestal de Monsanto, off the beaten path.…

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Nightlife in Lisbon: Bairro Alto

Lisbon Bairro Alto Nightlife

Bairro Alto, the number one nightlife district in Lisbon. The area wakes up in the evening and remains brimming with life far past midnight. In restaurants, bars and on the street. With a bit of luck, you’ll run into a Fado singer pouring out their heart in one of the many cafés. Tram 25 and…

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Getting Around in Lisbon

Lisbon Tram Graffiti Art

Lisbon’s metro network is excellent: quick, cheap and efficient. Day tickets cost €6, which is also good for unlimited use of tram and bus. A single ticket costs €1.40. And, when streets get to steep to stroll, simply catch a lift or funicular (elevadores) to a higher plain. €6 buys you a day’s travel, by…

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Cheap Flights to Lisbon

Portugal Lisbon Sunset Abril Bridge

Fly to Lisbon, cheap and easy. Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS) lies only 10km from the heart of town. Budget carriers like EasyJet, RyanAir, GermanWings and Wizz Air fly connect the Portuguese capital with several other European cities. As do Transavia and Aer Lingus. Lisbon Portela Airport Within Europe, flying to Lisbon can be dirt-cheap. Personally, I use…

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