Lisbon Airport: A Guide for Travellers Flying to and from Lisbon

I’ve been putting together quick guides to each of the airports in Portugal (including Porto and Faro) and thought it was time to get one up about Lisbon Airport. I fly in and out of Lisbon Airport quite a bit (unfortunately normally from Terminal 2, but c’est la via) and so I know it incredibly … 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

Visiting Castelo de São Jorge (Lisbon Castle)

Lisbon Castle Turret

Castelo de São Jorge (often just called Lisbon Castle) is one of Lisbon’s most popular tourist attractions. It sits high up on São Jorge hill, the highest hill in Lisbon, and is an iconic part of Lisbon’s skyline. At night, the castle is lit up and continues to be a part of Lisbon’s beautiful skyline. … Read more

Lisbon Tours: 11 Ways to Explore Lisbon

Lisbon sightseeing tram

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

nata from pasteis de belem

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

Airport Transfers at Lisbon Airport

You’ve booked your trip to Lisbon and now you’re wondering how you’ll get from Lisbon Airport to your hotel or accommodation.  For many people, the easiest option is to get an airport transfer at Lisbon Airport – especially if they’re travelling with a lot of luggage. It also gets you to your hostel faster, which … Read more

A Guide to Lisbon’s Best Neighbourhoods

Lisbon tram in front of red building

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

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

Tram 28

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

Electric Scooter Apps Lime, Hive, 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