Author: Ellis Dixon
Gearing Up: Lisbon’s Carnaval Parties, 2019 Edition
February 21, 2019
This year, Lisbon is filled with themed parties to celebrate Carnaval, the Portuguese version of Mardi Gras, so you concentrate on finding a costume, and we’ll lead you to the best places to wear it.
Carnival Portuguese Style: the Caretos
February 20, 2019
Dating back to the Celts, the caretos are perhaps the oldest tradition alive today in Portugal though for many years the practice became nearly extinct.
Palácio do Marquês de Pombal in Oeiras
February 11, 2019
The title Marquês de Pombal is more or less the same as Prime Minister, so it’s no wonder that this guy needed a snazzy palace to call his own whilst in office.
From Romantic to Erotic: Valentine’s Day in Lisbon
February 8, 2019
Valentine’s Day, with chocolates and red-heart teddy bears and all that isn’t really Lisbon’s thing just yet. And that’s good. Here’s how to woo your boo with some class and sass all over town. Be brave!
Aldeia José Franco: The Eccentric Pastime of a Ceramic Artisan
January 25, 2019
You aren’t exactly ready for what’s in store at the miniature world of Jose Franco, but you won’t regret the stopover.
Jardim Botânico Tropical de Belêm
January 14, 2019
There’s loads to discover in this hella-cool seven-hectare tropical garden located next to the Jerónimos Monastery.
Driving Through Portugal: See it All in 50 Stops (Part 3)
January 4, 2019
This is the last leg of your 50-city tour, so throw your vehicle into high hear and get ready to get a little dirty.