The People’s Blog to Lisbon

Electric Scooters in Lisbon

Electric Scooters: A Deadly Menace?

March 11, 2019

The scooters have no doubt enthralled and enraged us in equal measure. Yes, they nip you from one place to another in no time at all, but they clog up sidewalks and bike paths more than even BMWs. Our opinions on their place in the city aside, with the Polícia de Segurança Pública cracking down […]

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Museu do Dinheiro

March 11, 2019

The history of money, easily accessible in Lisbon’s downtown, free, and brought to you by Banco de Portugal.

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Nova Lisboa: Musician Dino d’Santiago Is Creating a New World, and We’re Already Living In It

March 8, 2019

Lisbon is experiencing a game-changing transformation, and there’s never been a better time to be a music fan in the city. But why here, and why now? Visionary artist Dino d’Santiago shares the secrets behind the scene.

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ModaLisboa 2019: Insights from Joana Jorge

March 7, 2019

ModaLisboa is gearing up for their newest Fall/Winter incarnation entitled “Insight.” We caught up with project director Joana Jorge to get the inside scoop.

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English Language News Lisbon Portugal

The Week em Breve – March 7

March 7, 2019

This week’s English language news in Lisbon, Portugal: NASA Cod Cakes,  Inventor Theft, Overpriced Property, Portugal Space, Wage Inequality, and much more! 

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The Artist Behind the Nasty Women Exhibition: A Q&A with Inês Mourão

March 5, 2019

When U.S. president and feminist public enemy Donald Trump referred to his 2016 opponent Hillary Clinton as “a nasty woman,” he sparked widespread outrage that gave birth to an international feminist movement. Artists who identified with the term “nasty women” organized themselves in opposition to threats to women’s rights, individual rights, and abortion rights. They began […]

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What’s On in Lisbon in May

March 5, 2019

From an animation festival to concerts by rock’s oldest and newest talents, and plenty of art spanning centuries, March in Lisbon this year promises to be a nice spring blast.

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