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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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Praça Rossio

Praça Rossio was the communal area that was the preferred location for social events in Lisbon including the many executions of the Portuguese Inquisition.

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Hotel do Chiado

The views are spectacular from here looking over the terracotta tiled roofs with Castelo de Sao Jorge in the distance the Lisbon Elevator to you left and the river Tagus to your right.

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