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How to Spot and Avoid Lisbon’s Tourist Traps

May 26, 2017

Tourist traps have grown in numbers to the point where it is becoming harder to completely avoid them than to enter a minefield without stepping on a mine. Here are some tips to help you out.

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Half a Bottle in Half an Hour: A Q&A With One Hour Wine

April 30, 2019

One Hour Wine does wine tasting a little differently. The company offers visitors and local Lisboetas the chance to better understand (or rather to understand at all) the often complex winelists of Portugal, and all in just one hour. Viticulturist and winemaker Miles Edlmann guides you on a journey through the wine regions of Portugal, […]

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Fish Tales: The Story Behind our Favorite Conservas

April 4, 2019

Everyone’s seen them, most have eaten them, and every tourist buys at least one to take home as a souvenir, but what do we really know about Portugal’s famous canned fish? Aside from the contents of each can, the packaging of the various brands have stories to tell of saudade, life on the water, and […]

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Museu do Dinheiro: The Smiling Face of Portugal’s Central Bank

March 25, 2019

Atlas gets a tour of the bank vaults, gets to touch a bar of gold, and learns about one of the biggest forgery schemes in the history of money.

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Welcome to the Week em Breve! This week's English language news in Lisbon, Portugal.

The Week em Breve – February 28

February 28, 2019

This week’s English language news in Lisbon, Portugal: Fake News, Pensions for the Dead, Student Rents, Portugal Contaminated, Plastic Bans, and much more! 

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Living Large: A Walk Through Portugal dos Pequenitos

February 25, 2019

If you’ve ever wondered how Gulliver felt in Lilliput, or you want a crash course in portuguese architecture, Portugal dos Pequenitos is for you.

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The Week em Breve – February 14

February 15, 2019

This week’s English language news in Lisbon, Portugal: Women Workers, the Sole of China, Covering Famous People in Shrimp, TAP’s Many Failings, Record Tourists, and much more!

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