It’s a little like the ultra cool Mercado de San Miguel in Madrid, mixed with the multi-cultural Farmers Market in Los Angeles. It’s the Mercado de Campo de Ourique in Lisbon, and it’s filled with a large variety of gourmet food stalls, mixed with....
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 ...
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 Sunday! It just Keeps On Keeping On!
Lisbon is indeed a beautiful city choc full of traditional architecture, azulejos (tiles) murals and calçada streets. Contemporary architecture seems to shoot up overnight and adding to the rich culture of the city. Yet, not too many people notice the unique architecture and vibrant artwork of the underground spaces we know as the Metro.
The Chalet was originally built between 1864 and 1869 by King Ferdinand II for his second wife, Elise Hensler, Countess d'Edla. It is modeled on Alpine chalets popular at the time, and it sits in the large Pena Park facing the grand Pena Palace. It was intended as a private recreational house for the Countess.
Sometimes, when the city becomes too hectic, or one’s life becomes too stressed, it’s nice to get lost in an environment of tranquility. Fortunately, for those in Lisbon, there is such a place: Lost In.
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.
In Lisbon, there is no shortage of vantage points for awesome views of the city and River Tagus. And, one of the best spots in town is Le Chat.