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Lisbon is a city to get lost in, wandering steep, narrow streets lined with tiled buildings, and discovering hidden bars and cafes. Day 1: History, Hills & Local Flavor Start at Rossio and ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2011
Sintra has palaces
and castles enough to satisfy anyone – even UNESCO, who made it a World
Heritage Site in 1995 for its nineteenth century Romantic cultural
That famous English ...
Guimarães is a small city with huge importance to Portugal , both historically and in 2012.
This year it is the European Capital of Culture, along with Maribor
in Slovenia. What this means ...
Written by Sasha, February 2013
Rugged Porto Moniz is tucked away in the north-western corner of Portugal’s holiday island of Madeira, reached from Funchal, the island’s capital, by scenic rail trip of 30 miles (48 km). It is ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, February 2012
If you do nothing else in Lisbon , you must go to the Belem district and eat a Pasteis de Belem. Known around the world as Portuguese tarts, you have not tasted one until ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, September 2012
The main shopping district of Lisbon is Baixa , the downtown area which is literally down, being the flat part of the city between the hills on either side.
Baixa runs from the river at ...
Ribeira, meaning river, is the area alongside the Tagus (Tejo) River in Lisbon .
Being an important port city for centuries, the riverside is where so much of Lisbon life developed and still ...
One of my favourite things about Lisbon
is the transport. It has everything. A modern metro decorated with
contemporary art, iconic yellow trams, funiculars for those hills, even
an elevator ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, March 2012
Sometimes just as interesting as a museum’s collection is the story of the collector behind it. Museu Calouste Gulbenkian is the legacy of Calouste Sarkis Gulbenkian, a Turkish oil mogul and art ...
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