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.
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.
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 […]
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.
How to Use Zomato Gold for 2 for 1 Food and Drinks in Portugal
October 2, 2018
2 for 1 drinks and dishes means your dining just got that much cheaper. Here are our tips for using the Zomato Gold membership in Portugal to its fullest.