Archives for Ellis Dixon

Author: Ellis Dixon

Abandoned Lisbon: Empty Streets When Citizens Bunkered Down

March 25, 2020

Iconic squares and streets in Lisbon sit empty as tourism has come to a screeching halt and the citizens of the city have locked themselves inside to avoid the spread of the coronavirus. That makes for a strange scene at thee spots that have been teeming with tourists and local foot traffic for as long […]

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What’s On in Lisbon in April 2020

March 16, 2020

Drip, drip, drop little April Showers! Escape your rainy lives and come to sunny Lisbon. Does it still get cold at night? Yes. But there are plenty of shows, bars, and people to keep you toasty until the wee hours.

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Adega do Saloio

March 16, 2020

A charming local restaurant with excellently made traditional fare five minutes from Sintra’s center by car

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COVID-19: How to Make Your Own Hand Sanitizer

March 11, 2020

Coronavirus is here in Portugal, and while Americans and Australians are doubling down on toilet paper purchases, disease prevention websites are going viral. They all say keeping your hands clean and not touching your face are the keys to success, but what happens when you’re on the go and don’t have access to 20 seconds and […]

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Ritalinos

March 11, 2020

A cozy weekday lunch spot not to be missed

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Going Green: St. Patrick’s Day in Lisbon 2020

March 9, 2020

Celebrate this St.Paddy’s day at the best parties, events, and bars in Lisbon

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Overtourism: Should Lisbon Take a Cue from Amsterdam?

February 7, 2020

There are both positives and negatives to being the New York Times’ cheap destination darling — there are many new jobs in the tourism sector, to start. But finding the balance between making a city good for a quick trip and good for its residents is not easy, especially when both the government and the […]

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