The People’s Blog to Lisbon
What to Expect in June: Festas de Lisboa 2019
May 24, 2019
Festas de Lisboa are almost upon us, and as you know, Atlas likes to do our planning ahead so we can pack it all in and still have time to catch a film, see a show, or just lounge at home. Prepare for more than just cheap beer and pimba this year, folks: the Câmara […]
Portugal’s Public Wi-Fi. Aka the White Elephants
May 22, 2019
The second round of funding for the WiFi4EU initiative has just been announced, and with it, a further 80 Portuguese municipalities will get Wi-Fi funding. But what does this mean? Will we benefit from it? And how will the coffee shops survive? The WiFi4EU initiative “promotes free access to Wi-Fi connectivity for citizens in public […]
What’s on at MAAT: A Review of the Summer Collections
May 20, 2019
A review of the summer exhibitions at MAAT and Edp Central. What’s on display, and are they worth visiting?
How To Become a Legal Resident in Portugal
May 15, 2019
The road to residency is a long and bumpy one laid out by the most inept of urban planners, fraught with unmarked turns and oncoming traffic, the occasional busted tire and stranded motorist, out-of-service filling stations and a radio that only plays the ambient iterations of Abba, but it’s not impossible to navigate through it. […]
The Waterworld of Lisboa
May 14, 2019
In Lisbon you can visit one of the many swimming pools in sports halls, gyms, and rooftops year-round to get more deeply in touch with its favorite of the four elements.
Lisbon’s Public Steamrooms and Saunas
May 12, 2019
A few Lisbon hotels offer their saunas and steam rooms, and sometimes their swimming pools, to non-guests, but it will cost you.
Bacalhôa Buddha Eden: A Little Peace For Everyone
May 7, 2019
Portugal is technically a Catholic country, but the 6000-tons worth of Buddha statues sitting just an hour outside of Lisbon would suggest otherwise.