Category: Essentials for Visitors
What visitors to Lisbon need to know
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 […]
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.
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.
Portugal’s Music Festivals, 2019 Edition
March 21, 2019
Music festivals are springing up left, right, and center in Portugal. And in place of mud, rain, and wellies, there is sun, surf, and multinational sponsorship. Forget the headliners, it’s time to chose whether you fancy Meo, Somol, Vodafone, or maybe even Galp? Whatever your thing is, here are some of the biggest, best, or […]
Rock Climbing Around Lisbon — and Beyond, a Part II of Sorts
March 18, 2019
Our favorite crag has been getting crowded so we’d like to reveal a few more places you can climb outdoors within just an hour’s drive from Lisbon.
What’s On in Lisbon in June
March 12, 2019
June can be brutal in Lisbon. Luckily, it’s also the month that the city celebrates itself, which means street parties, sardines, and pimba music. But if you’re more of an indoor person, we got you covered as well.