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

Renting A Scooter in Lisbon

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There are plenty of ways to get around Lisbon, including the very iconic wooden trams, but one of the most fun ways to get from A to B in Lisbon is by scooter. You can rent just about every type of scooter in Lisbon from electric “push scooters” (see below), to 50cc and 125 cc … 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

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. 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 Spotahome allow you to book a room … Read more

9+ Options for Storing your Luggage in Lisbon

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What do you do with your bags if your flight gets into Lisbon early? Some hotels will let you leave your stuff, and it’s always worth asking your Airbnb host if you can drop yours bags off early, but sometimes neither of those two things are an option. Or, maybe you’re planning on going away … Read more

Lisbon Ahoy: A Port Guide For Cruise Visitors

Lisbon is one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, and a favourite port of call for everyone who stops here as part of a their cruise. Not only is Lisbon beautiful, but it’s also very affordable, has great weather for the majority of the year, and is incredibly friendly as well. Essentially, you’re very lucky if … Read more

Lisbon Airport Hotels: 9+ Of The Best Places to Stay

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Lisbon Portela Airport is situated roughly 7 km from Lisbon City Centre. Most people who visit Lisbon stay in the centre of Lisbon but some people, particularly those with early morning flights, prefer to stay closer to the airport. It’s not necessary to do this – it’s very easy to get a taxi from the … Read more

Lisbon for Foodies: What to Eat & Drink In Lisbon

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Lisbon is becoming an increasing popular destination for foodies. It’s home to one of the world’s largest and best food markets (the Time Out Market), it’s the birthplace of the pastel de nata, and it’s a great place to try a few of Portugal’s many different dishes. Whether you’re visiting Lisbon for a few days, … Read more

A Guide to New Year’s Eve in Lisbon


Le Réveillon, São Silvestre, and Passagem de Ano. New Year’s Eve in Lisbon goes by a lot of different names, but one thing’s for certain: Lisbon is definitely a fun place to ring in the new year. There are a few different ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Lisbon, and it depends on what … Read more