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A Fountain of Hope: Chafarizes Around Lisboa to Get Revitalized

December 8, 2019

Lisbon’s favorite water company plans to renovate some of the city’s most beautiful chafarizes (fountains) between now and the end of 2022. You may have already noticed several of them under renovation, such as the one in Cais do Sodré and the one further down Rua São Paolo on Av. Dom Carlos I. As per […]

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Oeiras Promenade

November 28, 2019

There’s a world of wonder waiting to be enjoyed over an afternoon in Oeiras. Bring the kids, a picnic basket and a camera, and get ready to explore something pretty cool.

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Lisbon According to Ginjinha Sem Rival’s Nuno Gonçalo Lourenço

November 20, 2019

You might know his family better than you know him: Nuno Gonçalo Lourenço is the grandson of José Manuel Lourenço Cima. Still not ringing a bell? J.M.L. Cima founded the local Lisboeta’s favorite cherry liqueur stand Ginjinha Sem Rival the same year as São Domingo’s own A Ginjinha (otherwise known as the first stand) started […]

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On the Fringe: The Museum of Mechanical Music

November 12, 2019

You may remember a small mechanical music exhibit in Lisbon’s Museu do Fado in recent years. It contained 40 pieces from Luis Cangueiro‘s original collection, which were on loan for this temporary exhibit— the same exhibit that inspired us to make the pilgrimage to the source in Pinhal Novo. The Museu da Música Mecânica is […]

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The Ethical Assembly: The Sexier Lisbon Summit

November 6, 2019

Sustainability guru Patricia Imbarus is throwing the kind of party you can’t—and shouldn’t— miss.

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Halloween in Lisbon in 2019: What’s On This Year

October 16, 2019

If you’re like the majority of the Atlas staff, you basically live for Halloween. Wearing a costume here isn’t what you’d call obligatory, especially since Halloween is an imported holiday, but every year it gains more and more steam as a steady stream of masked revelers pour into night clubs and onto the streets ready […]

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Lisbonne Que Faire: The Top Spots to Get Frenched in Lisbon

September 24, 2019

We’ve all heard French being spoken in streets of Lisbon, but the occasional bonjour and merci aren’t solely coming from tourists. Many French folks have chosen Lisbon (or Lisbonne) to call home these days and with them have come an assortment of shops and restaurants. Arguably, it all started with the passing of Portugal’s 2009 […]

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