The People’s Blog to Lisbon

Brunch in Lisbon: a Date with Debauchery

May 2, 2019

Nights out in Lisbon can be rough. Take the edge off with a hearty brunch from one of these 11 cafes around Lisboa. 

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Half a Bottle in Half an Hour: A Q&A With One Hour Wine

April 30, 2019

One Hour Wine does wine tasting a little differently. The company offers visitors and local Lisboetas the chance to better understand (or rather to understand at all) the often complex winelists of Portugal, and all in just one hour. Viticulturist and winemaker Miles Edlmann guides you on a journey through the wine regions of Portugal, […]

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The Carnation Revolution: Five Dead Men

April 24, 2019

The Carnation Revolution was relatively bloodless, but there were, in fact, several people killed and many more wounded. But who were they? How did it happen? And why does it seem that these deaths have slipped through the cracks of history?

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What to Do at Easter in Lisbon 2019

April 18, 2019

It’s time to whip your red baby-Jesus flag out once more, which, as I recently learned, can be purchased for very little at your local loja chinesa. That’s right, it’s Easter! But what can you do in the great city of Lisbon on this most holy of weekends? Apart from repent, of course, you dirty heathen. […]

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A Downtown Atelier: Q&A With Lisboa Social Press

April 16, 2019

Lisboa Social Press is a printmakers’ atelier nestled in downtown Lisbon. Artists Tom and Jilly took some time away from the press to walk us through their journey to Lisbon — including wine-fueled workshops, exclusive feasts, and their own personal work.

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Digging into Zomato’s Secret Menu

April 12, 2019

Monte Mar Lisboa is situated at water’s edge on the River Tagus, boasting a spectacular view of the 25 de Abril bridge from its riverside tables. The view from inside the restaurant is almost as good, though, so don’t fret if you happen to get caught in the rain (like we did). Monte Mar’s secret […]

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What to do in Lisbon when it's raining

What to Do in Lisbon When it’s Raining

April 9, 2019

Rainy days in Lisbon can feel like a real drag, but they don’t have to be. There are plenty of ways to enjoy the rain from the inside — and some good reasons not to.

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