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Where to Find English-Language Books in Lisbon

February 20, 2019

Finding books in English in Lisbon isn’t too difficult, and the number of stores selling English-language books keep growing.

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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.

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changes to Recibos Verdes / Green Receipt in Portugal

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Things Hard to Get in Lisbon — and Where to Find Them

October 12, 2018

Good Hot Sauce Portuguese piri piri sauce is wonderful for many things, but it’s just not that spicy. Tobasco is now widely available at most of the locations of Pingo Doce and Continente, but its uses are also a bit limited. For those of you who like to breathe fire once in awhile, check out […]

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