The People’s Blog to Lisbon

The Hardest Part of Walking the Camino Portugués Alone

January 14, 2020

There was always a harder day, a worse moment to come, all the way up until my last full day of walking… which I suppose you could call the hardest part if I have to pick one.

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What’s on in Lisbon in January

January 10, 2020

The debauchery that accompanies the end of a decade has passed. The world is returning to its normal pace – which means shops, bars, cafes, restaurants and street vendors that have been hidden for the holidays are once more opening their shutters, rolling up their sleeves, and hawking their wares. There is much to see […]

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Lisbon’s Ten Best Foodie Souvenirs

January 7, 2020

The best foodie souvenirs in Lisbon. From high-grade olive oil to mountain cheese to port.

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Best of Lisbon 2020

January 1, 2020

Another year brings with it another batch of bests, another smattering of stand-outs, and another assortment of achievements. Our collaborators and Atlas’ extended family have banded together once more to celebrate our favorite spots around the city who deserve a pat on the back for doing what they do so well. Let’s put it together […]

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Pilgrimage for One, Please: What it’s Like to Walk the Camino Alone

December 16, 2019

Let’s be honest: the walk itself is the heart of the experience. While many people pass the time by linking up with others and talking as they go, I decided early on to be an anti-social pilgrim.

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What’s On for Christmas and New Year’s 2019/2020 in Lisbon

December 10, 2019

Not all events are created equal this holiday season.

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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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