Results for “gentrification”
GUIDED TOUR | Lisbon Under the Ground | Restauradores | 6-17€
June 6, 2019
Well, one thing’s for sure: sooner or later, gentrification is going to put this town under the ground… But until that day comes, you still have a chance to experience what underground Lisbon more or[…]
When the Saints Go Marching: Santo António Day Explained
May 29, 2019
First of all, I’ll just let it out there: Santo António is an impostor. Yes, because the official patron saint of Lisbon is actually São Vicente. This is the one whose statue stands at Portas do Sol in Alfama, where he holds the symbol of the city in one hand – the ship crewed by […]
Best of Lisbon 2019
January 2, 2019
Where do you find the best Portuguese petiscos and the best pizza in Lisbon? How about the best spot to read a book? Or get naked? What’s the best Lisbon music festival? Our team of intrepid locals have been eating, drinking, concert-going, and avoiding tourists during the past 12 months to bring you Atlas’s Best of Lisboa, 2019 Edition.
Lisbon’s New Mega-Hostel
December 18, 2018
As Clink Hostels purchases an old CTT building, they plan on opening the biggest hostel in Portugal on Lisbon’s frontline of gentrification.
Let’s Have A Word #4: Will Samson
November 12, 2018
“Let’s Have a Word” is David Soares‘s attempt to make the Lisbon scene spill the beans. I first met Will Samson in 2016, when he had just snuck into the dark of a cinema theatre, to take a seat on the same row I was sitting, along with friends we have in common. The film […]
The Fight for Miradouro de Santa Catarina
November 6, 2018
Whether you’re a Lisbon local or are just visiting, you’ve probably gone to Miradouro de Santa Catarina and asked yourself, “What the hell happened to Adamastor?” Well, this is what’s happened…
Urban Animals: Finding the Flamingos
October 22, 2018
Like any good Lisbon story, this one starts in Cais do Sodré. But this one ends with flamingos.