Lisbon Tours: 11 Ways to Explore Lisbon

From walking to food tours to photography tours, there are so many different tours that you can do in Lisbon. Each tour offers a different perspective on the city, and they are a fantastic way to learn about the city’s culture, food, architecture, and history from people that are truly passionate about Lisbon. The following … Read more

Visiting Pastéis de Belém in Lisbon

If it wasn’t for the enterprising Pastéis de Belém, a bakery situated in the Belém neighbourhood of Lisbon, we might not have the pastel de nata (often called a Portuguese custard tart). The café was the first business to begin selling pastéis de nata commercially, and that lead to others trying to copy the recipe, … Read more

Somebody Feed Phil: Phil Rosenthal Visits Lisbon

Lisbon is a city that has attracted TV chefs and personalities from all over the world. The late Anthony Bourdain was probably the first personality to really put Lisbon on the map, and since then he’s been joined by the likes of British TV chef Rick Stein and now Phil Rosenthal. You may not have … Read more

A Guide to Lisbon’s Best Neighbourhoods

Lisbon is a city that captures the hearts of both visitors and residents alike. With its rich history, stunning architecture, delicious cuisine, and warm, welcoming atmosphere, it’s no wonder that more and more people are choosing to call Lisbon their home or spend their holidays exploring its charming streets. However, with so many diverse neighbourhoods … Read more

Tram 28 Guide + Some Alternatives (walking route & other trams)

Read any list of things to do in Lisbon and “Ride Tram 28” is almost guaranteed to appear somewhere. The ride follows what’s probably one of the most beautiful public transport routes in the world – and, you get to do the entire route in a beautiful, rickety old wooden tram. Unfortunately, as Lisbon has … Read more

30+ Meetups, Clubs, & Societies To Join & Make Friends in Lisbon

Making friends is hard anywhere, but making friends in Lisbon is probably easier than in most other parts of Portugal. It has a huge number of expats, with more and more moving here every year. It also attracts people from all over Portugal, many of whom have to try and make friends in Lisbon as … Read more

So You Want to Learn Portuguese in Lisbon?

You’ve decided that you want to learn European Portuguese and, more importantly, you want to learn Portuguese in Lisbon, but where do you begin? There are so many different language schools in Lisbon, how do you know which school is the best? Should you take an intensive course or would it be better to take … Read more

Lisbon for Runners: A Guide to Running in Lisbon

Lisbon is a beautiful city, but it’s definitely not a city where you can just run anywhere. The streets here are narrow and cobbled and, for a lot of the day, filled with cars, trams, and people.  In Lisbon, there are really just a few recommended places for running. If you’re visiting Lisbon, or moving … Read more

10 Places to Find a Room for Rent in Lisbon

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a student or a professional, moving to a new city and finding a room can be challenging, and Lisbon is no different. One of the main challenges is knowing where to look, but hopefully this guide will make that a little easier. Not in Lisbon yet? Sites like Flatio allow … Read more