Parks, beaches, surfing, climbing, golf and al fresco drinking and dining in and around Lisbon
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.
Cruising the Tejo: Lisbon Party Boat
October 15, 2018
They say Lisbon is best seen by boat, and considering the Tejo is the lifeblood of the city, this isn’t much of a surprise. What did come as a surprise, however, is just quite how spectacular it can be and how easy it is to do.
Nudist Beaches in Portugal, Or How To Stop Paying for Swimwear
August 15, 2018
For fans of full-body tans, Portugal has a plethora of nude beaches to choose from, with something for everyone. What’s more, all Portuguese clothing-optional beaches are great for those who like to keep their swimsuits on, because they’re typically located in more secluded — and, as a result, often cleaner and more beautiful — areas.
Pátio de Dom Fradique
August 12, 2018
Modern ruins that put the city in perspective
Abandoned Portugal: Some Ruins You Shouldn’t Miss
August 1, 2018
Many beautiful buildings and estates have been left to ruin in Portugal. These dilapidated gems crumble more each day as they wait for some TLC or their ultimate demise, whichever comes first. Here are some we fell in love with.