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Do it All in a Day: Walking from Sintra to Cabo da Roca
February 1, 2019
This four-hour walk between Sintra and Cabo da Roca lets you see many of Sintra’s famed landmarks and includes plenty of forest-walking, sea-gazing, and cliff-scrambling. And you don’t need a car to reach it.
Jardim Botânico Tropical de Belêm
January 14, 2019
There’s loads to discover in this hella-cool seven-hectare tropical garden located next to the Jerónimos Monastery.
The Thirteen Best Markets In Lisboa
December 7, 2018
Not all Lisbon markets are created equal, nor are the vendors who comprise them. Here’s where to go if you’re keen for a stroll as you shop or bargaining before you buy.
Quinta da Regaleira
November 20, 2018
Sintra is the most popular day excursion from Lisbon, and Quinta da Regaleira is one of its most popular attractions. This, in case you hadn’t guessed, is for a very good reason: it is magical.
The Fight for Miradouro de Santa Catarina
November 6, 2018
Whether you’re a Lisbon local or are just visiting, you’ve probably gone to Miradouro de Santa Catarina and asked yourself, “What the hell happened to Adamastor?” Well, this is what’s happened…
The Chap Behind the Chainmail: A Q&A With Jofre Correia
November 2, 2018
Jofre Correia and his team run some of the most successful — and, from personal experience, the most worthwhile — walking tours in Lisbon. Read what he has to say about tourist traps, employing the unemployed, and wearing chainmail.
Urban Animals: Finding the Flamingos
October 22, 2018
Like any good Lisbon story, this one starts in Cais do Sodré. But this one ends with flamingos.