What Makes Them Scared: Twelve Portuguese Directors in MOTELx’s 2018 Film Fest
August 17, 2018
Sometimes all you need is a good scare to get the blood pumping. This year’s lineup at Lisbon’s longest-running international horror film festival, Motel X, is sure to get you trembling in your seat for all the right reasons.
The Week em Breve – August 16
August 16, 2018
Welcome to the Week em Breve! This week in Portugal: Hacker Worries, Le Pen in Portugal, Oil Drilling Ditched, Portuguese Pot, Summer to End, Lisbon’s Late Airport, and much more!
Domenico Vandelli, the Luckless Founder of Jardim Botânico da Ajuda
August 16, 2018
The founder of Jardim Botânico da Ajuda may not be well known, but his influence over the project was immeasurable, and his bad luck a lesson to us all.
Nudist Beaches in Portugal, Or How To Stop Paying for Swimwear
August 15, 2018
For fans of full-body tans, Portugal has a plethora of nude beaches to choose from, with something for everyone. What’s more, all Portuguese clothing-optional beaches are great for those who like to keep their swimsuits on, because they’re typically located in more secluded — and, as a result, often cleaner and more beautiful — areas.
Seventeen Restaurants Deep: A Q&A with Chef José Avillez
August 13, 2018
José Avillez isn’t slowing down his quest to maintain his reign as the king of cuisine in Lisbon (and Portugal). Here’s what we found out about what makes him tick.
A Q&A with Claudio Carbone: Director of Another Lisbon Story
August 10, 2018
“Another Lisbon Story” follows the community that makes up Bairro da Torre — a Lisbon favela — and their active participation in the future of their neighborhood. Director, Claudio Carbone, who was kind enough to answer some questions for Atlas.
The Rooftop Bars Of Lisbon
July 27, 2018
Lisbon is the perfect city for rooftop bars, with sun, views, and fantastic drinks. We check them out so you can experience the best Lisboa has to offer.