Most people are pretty familiar with the name Cristiano Ronaldo. However, it’s the world cup so we thought we would take a look at the Portuguese captain.
Gonçalo Ribeiro, or Gonçalo MAR, as he is better known, took a can of spray paint…
An artist of many talents, Bordalo created cartoons that are still popular today and some of the most iconic Portuguese ceramics around.
Who would have thought that eight stops from Lisbon’s Rossio station in Barcarena, there’s a city of artist studios that laughs in the face of the co-working space concept, a green space, a killer buffet-style restaurant, an outdoor amphitheater, and an archeological museum all in the same complex?
Pope John XXI, arguably Portugal’s only Pope, became known after his death as the “necromancer Pope.” This was down to his alleged involvement in obscure practices in the search for eternal youth. Despite these rumors, he has gone down in history as a philosopher, logistician, psychologist, and physician.
This year’s festas de Lisboa are being treated as one big secret, but we’ve done the digging so you can do the partying. Here are the top events around town this year.
If you spend time in Lisbon, or anywhere in Portugal for that matter, you will come across the name Amália da Piedade Rebordão Rodrigues, the queen of fado. She is memorialized in cafes, bars, and even street art across the country.