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All About Portugal | March 5, 2021

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Lisbon Region

Lisbon region is one of Portugal’s most popular areas. First of all, the Portuguese capital Lisbon is a fascinating city, bustling with life. Lisbon offers rich history and Heritage, unique and trendy quarters, a great gastronomy and a unmatchable light that gives the city a singular ambience that conquers all visitors.
Besides, Lisbon region has many treasures to be found like the lovely and romantic Sintra village or the cosmopolitan and aristocratic Cascais, for instance.

One day in Sintra

February 29, 2012 | | 4 Comments

If your visit to Portugal only leaves room for just one day in Sintra, I advice a visit to Pena Palace, Moorish Castle and National Palace.

Sintra is worldwide acknowledged as one of the most romantic getaway. Its beauty charms … Read More

10 cheap restaurants in Lisbon

February 22, 2012 | | One Comment

It isn´t hard to find cheap yet good restaurants in Lisbon. Here is a list with some of my top restaurants where you can eat for less than 15€ per person.

Cheap restaurants, as cheap hotels aren’t rare in Lisbon. … Read More

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

Capuchos convent, an ode to austerity

September 1, 2011 |

Capuchos convent is linked to some tales that enhance Sintra’s mysticism and its park is a living testimony of the ancient native forest.

Capuchos convent, also known as Convent of the Holy Cross, impresses by its austerity and poverty. It … Read More

Sintra National Palace

September 1, 2011 |

Sintra National Palace is the only Royal Palace of the Middle Ages remaining in Portugal and one of the few examples of the Mudejar style.

The origin of the Sintra Nacional Palace (Palácio Nacional de Sintra) or Town Palace (Palácio … Read More