Lisbon’s free tourist attractions

Lisbon’s free tourist attractions

  Sometimes we travel low cost. There is absolutely nothing wrong with this and a lot of people do this simply because they need a vacation, so here are some of Lisbon’s More »

The Azulejos Museum, a trip into the heart of Portugal

The Azulejos Museum, a trip into the heart of Portugal

  Following a trip to Lisbon, you really feel you want to share so much about what you have seen there. So in this train of thought, I suggest we take a More »

One unforgettable day in Sintra – Part 2

One unforgettable day in Sintra – Part 2

  Dear friends, if you have prepared for one unforgettable day in Sintra, you already know one article hasn’t been enough to cover all the great stuff you can do and you More »

One unforgettable day in Sintra – Part 1

One unforgettable day in Sintra – Part 1

  Are you preparing for your trip to Portugal? Then book one unforgettable day in Sintra. Sintra is a must destination in Portugal. It has it all for a happy and successful More »

October, a great time to visit Lisbon!

October, a great time to visit Lisbon!

You know what’s approaching? October, a great time to visit Lisbon! You may think autumn is cold and boring; and it is rainy and cold in most parts of the world, but More »

 

Shopping in Lisbon – El Corte Ingles

Shopping in Lisbon - El Corte Ingles

Traveling to Portugal, be it for business or for pleasure, is an excellent idea, one which we encourage you do especially in the months of spring, a bit… protected, let’s say, from the boisterous months of high season (in summer). One of the reasons many choose to come to the country’s capital city is shopping in Lisbon – El Corte Ingles is one of the best shopping centers in town.

A golfing trip to Lisbon

A golfing trip to Lisbon

Are you traveling to Portugal for business or pleasure? If the first, you will eventually realize that no business trip to this sunny happy country will end otherwise than with a bit of fun. If the second, today we suggest a golfing trip to Lisbon.

Events in Lisbon this February 2016

Events in Lisbon this February 2016

Dear friends, well settled into the New Year already, we are preparing for some exciting events in Lisbon this February 2016 as well. Let’s see what there’s to see in the Portuguese capital city these coming weeks!

Where do we welcome the New Year 2016 in Central Portugal?

Where do we welcome the New Year 2016 in Central Portugal?

The winter season is already here – we are all buying presents and preparing to gather around the Christmas tree. But just as the joy of Christmas has passed, before letting melancholy set in, we already prepare for another celebration – the night between the years. Where do we welcome the New Year 2016 in Central Portugal? Here are a few ideas:

What’s going on in Lisbon in November 2015?

What’s going on in Lisbon in November 2015?

Did you think autumn is a “dead season” in Lisbon? Well, think again! European capital cities, especially those blessed with warmer, milder weather are always ready to welcome visitors and there are always exciting events taking place, for both the locals and the foreigners to enjoy. So what’s going on in Lisbon in November 2015?

Have you ever seen Portuguese movies? I bet you have if you are a fan of Portugal! Between the 6th and the 15th of November 2015, you are welcome to the Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival, an exciting annual event on the international film calendar. Portuguese, European and international movies will be screened, the Symposium will occupy the 13th, 14th and 15th of November and of course, there are awards to be given, such as the Cineuropa Award, the Revelation Award (for innovations in the film area) and awards for short film. Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival will take place in different venues in the cities of Lisbon and Estoril.

Remaining in the field of art, we discuss visual arts and sample them at the Carlos Carvalho Contemporary Art Gallery, which is honored to announce the newest Isidro Blasco exhibition on the 1st of November 2015. The artist combines photography, installation, architecture and sculpture in a mesmerizing mix that shows that the barriers between art and everyday life are fine. Entry is free, so be welcome and feast your eyes in an unforgettable artistic experience.

Lisbon is a city of arts, but also one that embraces science, which is what the The 7th International Joint Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management is all about. Alameda dos Oceanos, Lisbon will host this event between the 12th and the 14th November 2015.

To make it all easy and comfortable, you can book some Lisbon taxi transfers or a Lisbon rental car and enjoy all the freedom to travel around the capital city of Portugal and its surroundings.

The fairytale castles outside of Lisbon

The fairytale castles outside of Lisbon

Would you like to be whisked away just for a moment and transported to a world of wonder? We were thinking, since the weekend is nearly here and everybody needs to take a break from reality for a moment, that today we’d invite you on a journey through the fairytale castles outside of Lisbon.

Lisbon Ocean Festival 2015

Lisbon Ocean Festival 2015

Spending summer in Portugal is a sunny, joyous occasion you shouldn’t miss, should the opportunity arise. The month of July is especially beautiful and warm, and there is a great event that ends it with festive fireworks and much entertainment, that being the Lisbon Ocean Festival 2015.

The best June 2015 events in Lisbon

The best June 2015 events in Lisbon

Lisbon is wonderful in all seasons, but by far the most beautiful of them all is summer, with its sweet aroma and its endless sunny days. So here we have it: all the more reasons to come to the capital city of Portugal for the best June 2015 events in Lisbon.

What to visit near Lisbon, Leiria

What to visit near Lisbon Leiria

We often get this question from people who have already become addicted to the beauty and magic of Lisbon city. What to visit near Lisbon, Leiria is today’s suggestion.

Plan a Coimbra mini-vacation this May

Plan a Coimbra mini-vacation this May

The second month of spring has almost gone by and the whole world is making preparations for the 1st of May. Quite paradoxically, the International Labour Day is celebrated with… a day off, so this gives you the opportunity to plan a Coimbra mini-vacation this May.