2 Days in Lisbon

2 Days in Lisbon

As the capital of Portugal, it would be a crime not to visit Lisbon at least for a few days. From gorgeous historic buildings to wonderful museums to enjoy, your stay in Lisbon will be filled with memorable experiences. There is SO much to see and do in Lisbon, you will feel as though you … Read more

Unusual things to do in Lisbon

Unusual things to do in Lisbon

Lisbon is undoubtably a contender for the most varied capital city in Europe, and yet also one of the least explored. Tourists flock to Paris, descend on Rome and storm the streets of London, but many have never wandered Lisbon’s hilly streets. For those of us who have, though, we know that Lisbon is a … Read more

Rostelbem Guest House Lisbon

Last week I had a few extra days in Lisbon after giving up my (rather noisy!) Bairro Alto apartment. Before heading off to Coimbra and Porto I spend 5 nights at Rostelbem guest house Lisbon. If you are looking for something cheap and reasonably quiet in Lisbon then I would recommend that you book Rostelbem. … Read more

Lisbon to Coimbra

Lisbon to Coimbra

It’s very easy to get from Lisbon to Coimbra by train. I would advice booking in advance using the CP PT app. Book online at cp.pt or via the app from Lisbon Oriente to Coimbra B as this is the fastest and most direct train. It will cost around €15-30 depending on the time and … Read more

Tile Museum Lisbon – Museu Nacional do Azulejo

Tile Museum Lisbon

The Tile museum Lisbon is known locally as the Museu Nacional do Azulejo. It is a little-known gem in the heart of Lisbon. These beautiful tiles are an important part of Lisbon’s architectural history – you have probably seen them on train station platforms if you’ve travelled around the country. The tile museum in Lisbon … Read more

Best Sports Bars in Lisbon

Best Sports Bars in Lisbon

It’s great to soak up the Portuguese culture and eat in the Portuguese restaurants and drink coffee and have a tart in a Portuguese Pastelaria. But sometimes, you want a decent sports bar to watch the game! Football is an important part of British culture that many Expats don’t want to leave behind. Today’s article … Read more

Best Museums in Lisbon

Best Museums in Lisbon

One of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Lisbon is Portugal’s capital city.  With numerous museums to visit, Portuguese culture is preserved in this city with an ancient history.  This makes it a popular tourist destination for people who enjoy art and entertainment. Fado Museum Lisbon Located in the heart of the city, this museum … Read more

Living in Lisbon Pros and Cons

Cost of Living Lisbon

I’ve been living in Lisbon for a couple of months now and I’ve seen both sides – the good and the bad. On the whole I would say that the pros of living in Lisbon definitely outweigh the cons. The international community, fantastic cost of living and great weather most of the year makes it … Read more

How to Get From Lisbon to Porto

How to Get From Lisbon to Porto

If you’re visiting Lisbon and are in need of a quick weekend getaway, consider traveling to Porto. As the second-largest city in Portugal, Porto offers a variety of activities and must-see sights that make it well worth the trip. From its famous seafood to its world-renowned port wine, lively nightlight, and impressive historical centre, which … Read more