Bairro Alto has always been my favorite neighborhood in Lisbon and I love to stay there whenever I’m in town. During the past visits I stayed at: Casa de Hospedes Dias & Dominguez on Rua da Atalaia Pensao Globe on Rua do Teixeira Pensao Londres on Rua Dom Pedro IV The Independente Hostel & Suites on Rua… Read More Lisbon. My favourite neighborhood: Bairro Alto
I have been to Lisbon numerous times but there is still so much I haven’t seen or done. With the city rapidly changing and new bars, shops and sights (re)opening all the time, my Lisbon bucket list grows longer by the week. Every time I’m in Lisbon I try to cross some things off that list… Read More Lisbon. 10 new spots to try.
Largo do Intendente is a beautiful square in the city center, a short walk from Martim Moniz along Avenida Almirante Reis. The square was a bit run down and was used as a parking lot but got recently remodeled and now shines in all its glory again. The square is surrounded by houses with the… Read More Lisbon. Exploring Largo do Intendente.
1. Miradouro Sao Pedro de Alcantara in Bairro Alto – my favourite viewpoint in Lisbon // 2. Praca do Comercio // 3. Such a wonderful quote! On a window at LX Factory // 4. Doca de Santo Amaro and public art by Joana Vasconcelos: a pool in the shape of Portugal // 5. sunset watching… Read More Lisbon. A photo post.
At the end of the month we will fly to Faro for our annual Portugal trip. As soon as spring starts here I get major cravings for Portugal: the beaches, the food, the smell of the sea and grilled fish, the steep cobbled-stoned streets and cute houses, the views and the Atlantic Ocean. Our first… Read More Plans for Lisbon. September 2016.
This year we spent the first 6 days of our annual Portugal trip in the beautiful town of Lagos in the western Algarve. As in the past years we stayed at Dona Ana Garden, a 2 minute walk to the famous Dona Ana beach and also only a short walk from the old town. They offer double… Read More Recap. 14 days in Portugal – September 2015
Travel plans: Cape Town in November I just came back from my annual trip to Portugal and I’m already planning the next trip: I’ll be going to Cape Town in November and I’m super excited. It’s my first time visiting Africa. I’m already collecting ideas on my pinterest board. If you have any suggestions –… Read More Travel plans & around the web – September 2015
Upcoming trip: Lisbon I sooo wanna have a coffee in this cafe Can’t wait to see & enjoy the view from the new terraces in Carmo Vhils created a portrait of fado singer Amalia Rodrigues in the Alfama made of traditional portuguese cobblestone – a must see for me! The rooftop bar we didn’t get to… Read More Travel plans & around the web – August 2015
Cemitério dos Prazeres is the largest cementery in Lisbon, built in 1833 after a cholera outbreak. It’s located on the west side of Lisbon right at the final stop “Prazeres” of tram No. 28. Famous Poet Fernando Pessoa was buried there as well as Fado singer Amalia Rodrigues, before their mortal remains were transferred to the Mosteiro dos… Read More Lisbon. Estrela. Cemitério dos Prazeres.
The LX Factory has quickly become one of my favourite spots in Lisbon and I make sure to visit everytime I’m in the city. Last September during our stay in Lisbon we went there on a Sunday, just like i did on my first visit to the LX Factory in May 2012. During that first visit I was kinda… Read More Lisbon. Sundays at the LX Factory: LX Market.