Sweet Lisbon!

The selection of cafes in Lisbon is truly impressive and my tip is to find establishments where the cafes have their own bakeries as you can't replace freshness. Pastelaria ALCÔA is winning awards and is a must go destination for sweet treats.

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Perfect Port

The atmosphere at the Instituto dos Vinho do Douro e Porto is appropriately austere but don't let that put you off and venture in to experience an amazing array of exquisite Port Wines to suit all tastes and pockets. 

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Monument of Discoveries

Lisbon is brimming full of history and the city boasts some of the worlds most magnificent monuments to remember and honour its past. Make time to visit the Monument of Discoveries and the district of Belem.

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LX FACTORY

It's a quirky place with a really nice vibe, lots of cafes to grab a bite to eat and an amazing roof top bar to catch another wonderful Lisbon sunset.

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Crazy for Sardines

The goggled, top hatted staff are wonderfully enthusiastic in explaining the concept of the store which lures you into purchasing Portuguese sardines and the concept is simple.

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Lisbon Fusion

Every time I visit Lisbon I find new restaurants. Some have been there forever and I've just missed them but more often I've been walking by familiar buildings and finding new openings and exciting venues for food and entertainment.

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Volvo Ocean Race - Lisbon

It may be November but the best place to be in Lisbon this weekend is on the water with the Volvo Ocean Race. The weather forecast on Saturday & Sunday is for clear skies & 20 Degrees so there are no excuses not to miss this event.

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Cinema with the Stars

Check out the coolest Open Air Cinema you'll find in Europe. It looks like a pop-up event on every Thursday evening running until October 12th 2017 when they are showing one of my all time favourite classics, 'Scarface'.

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Tram 28

A great way to see the sights is the tram and Tram 28 is the one to take to discover Alfama which is the medieval part of Lisbon.

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Belem Tower

The Tower is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and served as the home of the Captain of the Navy, a prison for traitors and a fort from where to defend Lisbon as it is positioned at the mouth of the river Tagus. 

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