8 Best Places for Afternoon Tea in Lisbon

Scones and cup of tea

Did you know that tea plays a starring role in Portuguese history? Enjoy this traditional drink at the top spots for afternoon tea in Lisbon! When you think of tea, what country comes to mind?  If it’s England, we don’t blame you. Not many people know that Great Britain actually owes its tea obsession to […]

Top 7 Places for the Best Chocolate in Lisbon

The famous chocolate cake at Landeau in Lisbon

Portugal may be known for its pastries, but it’s also a chocolate lover’s paradise. Here’s our guide to the best chocolate in Lisbon! If you’ve got a sweet tooth, Portugal’s capital is the place for you. From the ubiquitous pastéis de nata to lesser-known local delicacies, Lisbon certainly isn’t lacking when it comes to dessert—or […]

Port Wine Tasting in Lisbon: 6 Places Where You Can Drink It

Port tasting with chouriço assado sausage

So, you’re looking for a Port tasting in Lisbon? This delicious fortified wine is originally from Porto, but if you’re sticking to the capital, these bars will happily pour you a glass (or two). Even if you’re just getting started with Portuguese wine, odds are you’ve heard of Port, or Vinho do Porto. Hailing from […]

5 Best Wine Shops in Lisbon Locals Love (And So Will You)

Estado d'Alma wine shop in Lisbon

In a country where wine is practically a basic need, finding a good bottle is not hard (and not as expensive as you might think). There’s a Portuguese saying that roughly translates into “good wine needs no advertisement.” That’s partially true because you still need to know where to find it. We put together this […]

How to Plan the Perfect Estoril Day Trip from Lisbon

Forte da Cruz and Praia do Tamariz beach, Estoril, Portugal

One of Portugal’s most luxurious locales is right down the coast from Lisbon. Discover its charm on an Estoril day trip! Just a few miles west of Lisbon, you’ll find a stretch of coastline unlike any other. It’s known as the Portuguese Riviera, thanks to its storied past and famous residents—not to mention high property […]

The Ultimate Guide to Solo Travel in Lisbon

If you're visiting Lisbon on a budget, plan your trip for low season. There are much less tourists around!

Headed to Lisbon alone? Check out our top tips for solo travel in Lisbon, from accommodation and activities to culture and cuisine. It’s safe to say that solo travel is in style. More and more people of all ages and interests are taking the leap to travel alone—and discovering all its advantages along the way. […]

Top 5 Spots for Luggage Storage in Lisbon

Tour group at Praça de Figueira in Lisbon

Want to discover the city without the (literal) burden of baggage? Check out the best places for luggage storage in Lisbon! No one likes lugging their bags around Lisbon. This city’s endless hills may lead to incredible views, but they also make it especially exhausting to carry around a suitcase. Not to mention the fact […]