Parks, beaches, surfing, climbing, golf and al fresco drinking and dining in and around Lisbon
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.
Golegã’s National Horse Fair
July 4, 2018
We caught the Feira Nacional do Cavalo in Golego and were blown away not only by the horses, but by the riding culture atop them.
Monsanto’s Hidden Past
July 2, 2018
Monsanto park — the lungs of Lisbon — has a surprising history, and if you were to go back just 100 years, it wouldn’t have been there at all.
Festas de Lisboa 2018: Atlas’ Top Picks and Best Parties
June 1, 2018
This year’s festas de Lisboa are being treated as one big secret, but we’ve done the digging so you can do the partying. Here are the top events around town this year.
Abandoned Portugal: Beja Aquatica
May 22, 2018
The Beja Aquapark was in operation for only three years and has been closed for the last 25. What is left is easily accessible to curious road-trippers and ruin hunters alike.
A Decade of Change Part Two: Quinta do Mocho
May 15, 2018
Quinta do Mocho is a stand-alone estate originally designed to hold those with nowhere to go. However, 10 years on, Quinta do Mocho seems transformed. The neighborhood now has over 67 murals and is the largest open-air urban art gallery in Europe, with work from artists including Vhils, Smile, and Astro.