A greenhouse full of amazing plants that will make your aunt Mildred’s prized petunias look like nothing special
Campo de Jogos Olavo D’Eça Leal (The Blue Court)
Shiny new blue basketball court ripe for the playing
Parque das Mamas
Nicely-maintained basketball court with a playground nearby
Parque Eduardo VII
A central maze, cobblestone paths, an amazing greenhouse, and the best chocolate cake in town
Campo Mártires da Pátria
A great place to pick up chicks, a lemonade, and a basketball game.
Praça do Comércio
The city’s main square that you couldn’t miss if you tried.
Castelo de São Jorge
It’s good to be the king.
Miradoruro Portas do Sol
The most famous view over Lisbon, great for sunset photo-ops.
It’s a Doggy Dog World in Lisbon if You Know Where to Go
My dog gets lots of attention, especially from women. The lucky bastard. Life is good for dogs in Lisbon and it just got better with some new developments.
A Chat with the Man Behind the Ultimate Cycling Guide to Portugal
Portugal’s relatively flat terrain makes it ideal for long-range bicycle touring, and Paulo Guerra dos Santos made an interactive cycling guide to the whole country. All by himself.
Where to Ball — as in Basketball — in Lisbon
It’s possible to find a good pick-up game around Lisbon, you just have to know where to look.
Off the Beaten Path: Grutas da Moeda, an Alternative to Fátima
In Batalha, just 2km outside of Fátima, lies the Grutas da Moeda, a 45-meter-deep cave that spans over 350 meters in length, and it is magical.