Category: Street Team
The Hardest Part of Walking the Camino Portugués Alone
January 14, 2020
There was always a harder day, a worse moment to come, all the way up until my last full day of walking… which I suppose you could call the hardest part if I have to pick one.
Pilgrimage for One, Please: What it’s Like to Walk the Camino Alone
December 16, 2019
Let’s be honest: the walk itself is the heart of the experience. While many people pass the time by linking up with others and talking as they go, I decided early on to be an anti-social pilgrim.
A Fountain of Hope: Chafarizes Around Lisboa to Get Revitalized
December 8, 2019
Lisbon’s favorite water company plans to renovate some of the city’s most beautiful chafarizes (fountains) between now and the end of 2022. You may have already noticed several of them under renovation, such as the one in Cais do Sodré and the one further down Rua São Paolo on Av. Dom Carlos I. As per […]
Is Lisbon the Next Berlin?
October 29, 2019
Statements like “city A is the new city B” make people from either A or B cringe — but will Lisbon go the way of Berlin when it comes to keeping the soul of the city?
Adrift in a Pastel Land: The Cafés Call to Me
October 18, 2019
Visitors to Lisbon will probably comment on the hills (steep), the tiles (quaint), the graffiti right next to the tiles (adds character?), and of course, the Lisboetas (wonderful people). Another characteristic of the city is its vibrant café culture. As a writer, I’d envisioned myself on a sunny terraço penning a masterpiece on the back […]
Demanding Change: Thousands Flood the Streets at Lisbon’s Global Climate Strike
September 30, 2019
On Friday, the 27th of September, 30 of Portugal’s cities participated in what is known to be the largest climate strike ever. Find out how it went down.
Why You Should Definitely Go to Lisb-on (Even if You’re Not Super-Into Electronic Music)
September 12, 2019
The venue, the amenities, the crowd, and the vibe all add up to a perfect late-summer weekend in Parque Eduardo VII.