Ler Devagar – A Bookstore & More in Lisbon

Bookstores can be wonderful havens for discovery, fantasy, education, entertainment, solitude and social networking. Floor-to-ceiling shelves, an eclectic atmosphere with a cafe makes for the perfect environment to enjoy the printed word. Such an expressive space exists in the Alcântara district of Lisbon.
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Avenida da Liberdade – Designer Shopping in Lisbon

Every world-class city has one—a shopping area who’s name alone is recognized for haute couture, high-end jeans and fine fragrances. Rodeo Drive. Fifth Avenue. Mayfair. Champs-Elysees. Ginza. With this year’s introduction of a new Prada shop, Lisbon’s Avenida da Liberdade certainly deserves to join the list.

Mãe d’Àgua – A Hidden Water Temple in Lisbon

Moving around Lisbon, one can’t help but notice the massive 18th century aqueduct that runs for 19 kilometers throughout the city.  Yet, what many people do not know, the aqueduct feeds into a beautifully desig...
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Cupcakes Invade Lisbon!

In the States and UK, mom’s have been making cupcakes for their children since the 1950’s, a practice that perhaps fell out of favor as mom’s left the kitchen for the office in the 70’s and 80’s.   Yet, now, we...