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The Ultimate Guide to the Biggest Party in Lisbon – Santos Populares and Santo Antonio – 2024 Edition!

In Portugal, specifically in Lisbon, the first two weeks of June are nothing but parties and events all over the city! That’s because the...

7 Must-Try Walking Trails in Lisbon

Staying in Lisbon and looking to discover the City of Light on foot? We think that’s a great idea! Of course, the only way...

Portugal’s Forgotten Islands

Exploring the hidden corners of a country is like discovering lost pages from an old book. In the vast Atlantic Ocean, where the horizon...

Welcome to Portugal (Taylor Swift’s Version)

We are only 14 days DTTS (Days Til Taylor Swift) here in Portugal, and we can barely contain our excitement. Not only is this...

Looking for Things to Do in Lisbon in May 2024? Check This Out!

Are you visiting Lisbon in May? Does your trip schedule have some time left for local events? Excellent! We’ve got you covered!Keep reading to...

7 Events to Attend in Lisbon to Commemorate 50 Years of April 25th

On the 25th of April 1974, a military coup called the Carnation Revolution overthrew the dictatorial Estado Novo government. After this, the country transitioned...

Top 10 Music Festivals in Portugal – Summer 2024

With summer just around the corner, it’s time to get ready for an amazing lineup of artists from around the world all descending on...

6 Incredible Hikes in Madeira

The island of Madeira in Portugal is truly a hiker's paradise. For nature lovers, the stunning beauty of the island with its stunning landscapes,...

A Day Trip to Marvila, the Beer District of Lisbon

When tourists first come to Lisbon, they head straight for the Praça do Comércio and its surrounding streets. They head up the hills and...

Casa Fernando Pessoa and Other Landmarks for Pessoa Fans

If you’re a bibliophile coming to Lisbon (even more so if you’re a bibliophile passionate about classic authors!), you’re probably planning to learn about...

7 Amazing Dances That You Can Learn in Lisbon, Portugal

In our research for a Dance Guide to Lisbon, Portugal, we discovered seven different unusual dance classes that you might be interested in trying...

A dancer’s guide to Lisbon, Portugal: Kizomba, bachata, salsa, swing dance, and more!

Imagine this: you’re sipping a cocktail next to the beautiful Atlantic ocean, the jubilant sound of salsa your soundtrack as the waves roll in....

Taylor Swift Is Coming to Lisbon: Here’s Everything You Need to Know!

The Eras Tour is Taylor Swift’s sixth concert tour. It started on March 17, 2023, in Glendale, Arizona, and is scheduled to end on...

Fantasporto International Film Festival 2024 – Dates, Tickets, and More!

Are you planning to visit Portugal at the beginning of March? If so, you are probably looking for local events to add to your...

Two Years in the System – My Experience with Private Health Care in Portugal

My Story I am a US expat who moved to Lisbon in December 2020 and, due to the pandemic, didn't sign up for private health...

The Sweetest Adventure at Óbidos Chocolate Festival

In the central region of Portugal lies a historically rich town called Obidos. It is adorned with traditional houses that beautifully decorate the cobbled...

11 Bookstores in Lisbon You Need to Visit

If you think that Portugal is all about tiles, visual arts, and architectural and historical treasures, we’re here to tell you otherwise - it’s...

Cacilhas – A Great Lisbon Day Trip

Staying in Lisbon for a few days and looking for something new to do? I’ve got a great place for you to visit just...

What’s on in Lisbon This February

Perhaps the last cold month of the year in Lisbon, February brings with it a variety of activities and events that you should not...

Best Romantic Getaway Spots in Portugal

Hey lovebirds, get ready to dive into the heart of Portugal, where every twist and turn reveals a new chapter in your love story....

8 Bookstores in Porto to Add to Your Must-Visit List

I’m an avid reader and like entering at least one bookstore in every city I visit. If you’re here, reading this article, you’re probably...

7 Best Places to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Porto

Porto is an idyllic destination for Valentine's Day, truly one of those cities that makes your jaw drop at the first sight of its...

Carnival in Portugal – A Celebration of Food, Costumes, and Music

Carnivals are simply amazing - and they’re for everyone to enjoy. These festivals are known for being a constant explosion of color and rhythm,...

7 Best Places to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Lisbon

Imagine strolling hand in hand along the charming streets of Lisbon, a city renowned for its potent mix of light, beauty, and history. From...

8 Portuguese-Inspired Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Have you booked your tickets to Portugal for Valentine’s Day this year? That’s great, you’ve made an excellent choice! We’re sure you’ll return home...

7 Best Wineries in the Setúbal Peninsula

Setúbal is primarily renowned for its natural beauties - a myriad of stunning beaches, unbelievably beautiful natural parks, as well as historical, archaeological, and...

Strolling, Hiking, and Surfing in and around Mafra

Open any travel guides and you’ll see the same places mentioned when you look for cool day trips when you’re in Lisbon: Sintra, with...

Where Can You Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Lisbon?

You’re spending your winter holidays in this extraordinary country, which offers delicious food and tasty drinks enjoyed alongside the friendliest people you’ve ever met....

Where to See the Fireworks in Lisbon on New Year’s Eve?

We must admit - if you’re spending New Year’s Eve in Lisbon, you’re quite lucky! You’ll have the opportunity to see for yourself how...

Missa da Galo on Christmas Eve (Rooster’s Mass)

The Missa da Galo, or the Rooster’s Mass, in Portugal is the midnight mass on Christmas Eve. According to tradition, Jesus was born at...
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