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All About Portugal | July 20, 2019

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Lisbon City

Lisbon is one of the most charming European capitals. The seven hills facing River Tagus are a magnificent landscape, embellished by imposing monuments that mirror the rich history of the city.
The narrow streets of Lisbon hide treasures at each corner and they are all waiting for you to discover them.
Lisbon is also the land of Fado the music the best expresses the heart and soul of the Portuguese people.

Hotels in Lisbon

February 2, 2012 |

Hotels in Lisbon have been increasing for the last decades especially since the 1998 World Exhibition offering a wide range of quality options for your stay.

Every year Lisbon conquers more and more visitors eager to discover a lively city with … Read More

Tram 28

November 29, 2011 | | One Comment

Tram 28 is a Lisbon symbol that takes us all on a memorable voyage into the heart of the city passing by some of its most emblematic monuments and districts.

Welcome a board of tram 28 for a ride up … Read More

Lisbon A Charming City Filled with History

November 28, 2011 |

Lisbon is Europe’s gateway to the world, and ships are welcome to its large port just like the days of Vasco da Gama. Nowadays Lisbon is one of the most charming European capitals.

Two thirds of Lisbon was … Read More

Portugal has more palaces than you can storm in a short trip, but one family makes a noble effort

November 9, 2011 |

You go on vacation, you pack a book or two, right? So I dutifully tossed my copy of Nick Tosches’ I’m-told-brilliant biography of Jerry Lee Lewis, Hellfire, into my carry-on bound for Portugal, a destination I’d been promised would include … Read More

Lisbon’s Oceanario

November 1, 2011 |

The wonderful Lisbon’s Oceanario was built for the 1998 World Fair held in the Portuguese capital to call the attention for the preservation of the Oceans.

Are you planning a trip to Lisbon with your family? After visiting the top … Read More

National Museum of Broughams

October 2, 2011 |

The National Museum of Broughams, in Lisbon, exhibits one of the most impressive world collections of carriages from the 16th through the 19th centuries.

The majesty of the National Museum of Broughams (Museu Nacional dos Coches) results not only from … Read More

Ajuda National Palace, overlooking Tagus River

August 18, 2011 |

Ajuda National Palace is a neoclassic palace, once the royal residence, that still houses some of the biggest State ceremonies. It’s one of Lisbon’s symbols.

Ajuda National Palace (Palácio Nacional da Ajuda) brings back memories from my childhood, from the … Read More

Belem Tower, a Lisbon sentinel

August 16, 2011 |

Belem Tower, located in Lisbon, is a magnificent fortress that in 1983 was named as World Heritage Site by UNESCO, along with nearby Hieronymites Monastery.

Belem Tower (Torre de Belém) is a fortified tower, also named Tower of St Vincent, … Read More

Hieronymites monastery, grandiosity by Tagus River

August 16, 2011 |

The Hieronymites monastery, in Belem area, reveals the grandiosity of the Portuguese Age of Discovery and is a tribute to those who made this deed possible.

The Hieronymites monastery, or Mosteiro dos Jerónimos in Portuguese, exemplifies the Portuguese art at … Read More

Monument to the Discoveries

August 10, 2011 |

Monument to the Discoveries is one of the most impressive monuments one can find in the beautiful area of Belem, a remarkable Lisbon district by Tagus River

Shaped as an impressive 50 meters high caravel prow, the Monument to the … Read More