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By the Wine – José Maria da Fonseca Tasting Room in Lisbon

By the Wine – José Maria da Fonseca Tasting Room in Lisbon

By | January 14, 2015 at 11:42 am | No comments

A new spot in the trendy Chiado neighborhood of Lisbon is an ideal place to meet friends, relax after a day of shopping, and try some delicious wines made in Portugal. By the Wine is the first “flagship store” of famed Portuguese vintner José Maria da Fonseca. Wines by the...

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Mercado de Campo de Ourique – Hip, Urban Market for Food and Fun in Lisbon

Mercado de Campo de Ourique – Hip, Urban Market for Food and Fun in Lisbon

By | May 21, 2014 at 8:51 am | No comments

Here’s a great idea for a morning, afternoon or evening in Lisbon. It’s a little like the ultra cool Mercado de San Miguel in Madrid, mixed with the tradition of the multi-cultural Farmers Market in Los Angeles. It’s the Mercado de Campo de Ourique in Lisbon, and it's...

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MEO Out Jazz – Outside Summer Music Series in Lisbon

MEO Out Jazz – Outside Summer Music Series in Lisbon

By | April 27, 2014 at 10:23 am | No comments

Summer time in Lisbon is filled with the soulful sounds of jazz. For the eighth edition, MEO OutJazz enhances warm summer weekend evenings with cool music performed in the city’s public spaces and gardens. All are welcome, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights from May through...

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Park Restaurant & Bar – Elevated Garden Terrace in Lisbon

Park Restaurant & Bar – Elevated Garden Terrace in Lisbon

By | April 5, 2014 at 11:27 am | No comments

Lisbon is a “city built on seven hills.” The urban sprawl across this rolling geographical landscape provides many opportunities to take advantage of spectacular views of the city and the Tagus River. One of the more popular spots to appreciate the vista while having a tea...

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Roller Disco Sundays at Mercado de Fusão in Lisbon

Roller Disco Sundays at Mercado de Fusão in Lisbon

By | February 16, 2013 at 5:13 pm | No comments

It’s flashback time, my brothers! Can you dig it? Slip on your roller shoes and join the foxy girls and groovy guys at the Radio M80 Roller Disco at Mercado de Fusão in Praça do Martim Moniz in Lisbon. Live Roller Disco starts Sunday, 17 February and happenin’ every...

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A World of Art Underground – Lisbon’s Metro Stations

A World of Art Underground – Lisbon’s Metro Stations

By | March 18, 2012 at 2:01 pm | No comments

Lisbon is indeed a beautiful city choc full of traditional architecture, azulejos (tiles) murals and calçada streets.  Contemporary architecture seems to shoot up overnight, adding to the rich culture of the city.  Yet, not too many people notice the unique architecture and...

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