Lisbon Culture on the Cheap, Part 2: Museums
January 12, 2019
There are dozens of museums in Portugal’s capital and within a short drive, and almost all charge admission. Here are a few tips to do it on the cheap – or for free.
Public Service Announcement: Changes to Recibos Verdes / Green Receipts
January 10, 2019
There have been some recent changes to Recibos Verdes (Green Receipts) that you’ll need to wrap your head around. This is for all the self-employed English-speakers battling their way through the Portuguese bureaucracy.
Lisbon’s Public Steamrooms and Saunas
December 28, 2018
UPDATED Dec. 28, 2018. Lisbon does not have a culture of the hammam, the public baths still (again?) popular in Madrid, Paris, and all over Morocco. Yes, Atlas is aware of Lisbon’s wild and crazy bath house scene – but sometimes all you want is to sweat and chill, no? Be they Moroccan hammams, Russian banyas, […]
The Page of Disquiet
November 19, 2018
Strangers do things that annoy us, make us laugh, and make us cry in the great city of Lisbon. Here is the place to share your stories anonymously.
Lisbon Implied, or How to Talk About Locations Like a Local
November 9, 2018
If a Lisboeta tells you to go to a certain place whose name you’ve never heard — and you’re not quite sure where to find it — here’s what they mean.
Getting Thrifty: The Second-Hand Stores of Lisbon
October 8, 2018
Vintage, up-cycled, second-hand, or just plain USED: whatever you call not-new clothes, here’s where to find them in Lisbon, from bargain bins to boutiques.
Bairro Alto Alternativo
October 3, 2018
Bairro Alto is the party neighborhood of Lisbon, and if you’re visiting, it is a “must-go” spot. But please, do it in style and find the best bars.