Whenever we think back to the days spent in Lisbon while we lived there for a year, a stream of memories and impressions rushes through our heads. Often we don't know where to start when people ask us to find proper words to describe this fascinating city. Of course it's magnificent. It's inspiring. It's a city in permanent change but with a timeless soul. Let me introduce you to Lisbon's best kept secrets Further, this guide contains recommendations where to stay on a budget and special tips where to find good food. Lisbon is the most charming city in Europe. It's a place where many different cultures come together. Bordering on the Atlantic ocean it's a perfect beach getaway. Lisbon combines tradition and modern lifestyle. And most of all, magic is happening here day by day. We … (Continue reading)
Lisbon is haunted by plenty abandoned buildings like the famous graffiti buildings in Picoas or the former restaurant Panoramico in Monsanto.
What would be a trip to a new destination without celebrating the glorious finale of a day full of new impressions and discoveries? When the sun is about to set and we start to feel our tired legs, we long for some relaxation time, not only to rest ourselves but also to reflect about the things we've seen and the people we've met. Sunset time is the perfect time to combine these two things: relax and revive the highlights of the day. While our time in Lisbon we experienced many sunsets from many different viewpoints. Here you find the complete list of classic as well as off the beaten path sunset viewpoints in Lisbon. If planning a trip to Monsanto, Lisbon's biggest forest park, think about to drop … (Continue reading)
Portugal is one of the world's most visited places. Especially the beaches around the Algarve are loved by the backpackers. You'll even see a lot of hitchhikers when you drive on the highways. The summers in the Algarve are unique. It's this special travel spirit very hard to describe with words if you haven't experienced it yourself. Most of the travelers who come to explore Portugal, mainly arrive at the airport in Lisbon. It's not only a good starting point to take a train to Faro or rent a car to cruise around Portugal, Lisbon itself is a fascinating city. If you are planning to travel Portugal and pass Lisbon on the way or if you're there just for a city trip, keep a clear agenda … (Continue reading)