9 of the Best Cafes to Work from in Lisbon

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In Lisbon, a city filled with digital nomads and startup owners, finding a great cafe to work from isn’t hard, but it also isn’t always straight forward either. That’s what this article is here for. With so many remote workers and freelancers living in Lisbon, thanks in part to Portugal’s digital nomad visa, Portugal’s capital … Read more

Lisbon Airport Terminal 2 (Guide)

Lisbon Airport’s Terminal 2 is essentially a giant shed that was originally built to cater for domestic flights, but now focuses on the increasing number of low-cost flights from airlines like Ryanair, Easyjet, and Wizz Air. There are very few shops, cafés, or restaurants, and only a limited number of toilets and other facilities. As … Read more

18 Lisbon Hotels With Pools That Are Perfect for Cooling Off

Lisbon is a place for exploring, partying and culture seeking, but that doesn’t mean there’s no time for a little relaxation. Alongside the trendy bars, endless coffee shops, and historical landmarks, you can find luxury stays with pools, perfect for cooling off after a long day walking around the city. Visiting in the cooler months? … Read more

Lisbon Tours: 11 Ways to Explore Lisbon

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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

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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

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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

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Although Lisbon is quite a small city, it’s made up of lots of different neighbourhoods and each one has its own unique character. Different neighbourhoods are good for different things. Some neighbourhoods, like Cais do Sodré and the Bairro Alto, are great for doing out in, but may not be the best neighbourhood to stay … Read more

Electric Scooter Apps Lime, Bird, and Voi Come to Lisbon

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There are lots of different ways to get around Lisbon: by tram, bus, metro, ferry, taxi, Uber or Taxify, and by foot. There’s even a government-owned bike sharing service, although it’s not really the most thought-out and functional service. Now, there’s one more mode of transport to add to that list: you can get around … Read more

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

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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