Top 7 Best Views in Lisbon

Miradouro da Graça has one of the best views of Lisbon's sunset.

To find the best views in Lisbon, you’ll need to climb up a hill or two, but it’s always worth it. From Alfama to Alcântara, there are miradouros in pretty much every neighborhood, and each of them offers a different angle of the city. The miradouros are the official viewpoints, but there are others hiding […]

8 Places Where You Can Listen to Free Fado in Lisbon

Tasca do Chico is one of the best places to listen to free fado in Lisbon.

So you want to listen to fado, but all you see are overpriced shows in touristy restaurants? Don’t worry, free fado in Lisbon exists, and you don’t have to look hard to find it! You’ve seen the sights, tried the best pastéis de nata, and even dipped your toe into Portuguese wine, but you’re still […]

Grocery Stores in Lisbon: Know Where to Go and What to Buy

Façade of Manteigaria Silva, one of the must-visit grocery stores in Lisbon

If there is one calling card Lisbon is famous for, and effortlessly, is food. Our guide for foodies shows you which grocery stores in Lisbon to go to and why! Walk down any cobblestoned street in the historic center of Lisbon and count how many roasted chestnut vendors (in the winters), salted codfish stands, canned […]

A Guide to Shopping in Lisbon

Feira da Ladra is the oldest flea market in Lisbon and takes place every Tuesday and Saturday. A must for unique shopping in Lisbon!

A luxury boulevard, historic shops, and vintage clothing: you’ll find it all in Lisbon if you know where to look! Like any capital, Lisbon has all the international brands at hand, but why not try something different? After all, you’ve come here to experience the city right? We’ve already covered the best Lisbon souvenirs, but […]

Michelin Star Restaurants in Lisbon: To Go or Not to Go

Japanese and Portuguese flavors come together elegantly at Midori, one of our absolute favorite Michelin star restaurants in Lisbon.

Our answer is, yes, go for it! Fine dining at one of Lisbon’s Michelin-starred restaurants is a great way to experience a different side of the city’s food scene. Grazing or feasting on street food will always be a great way to get to know a city. But in Lisbon, the high-end restaurants that have […]

Top 10 Lisbon Restaurants with a View

When it comes to Lisbon restaurants with a view, you can't get much better than Lumi, both as far as food and views go.

With its golden sunlight, sparkling river and many hilltops, Lisbon is full of beautiful views. Here’s where to enjoy them along with top-notch food. Portugal’s capital is almost achingly lovely. After years of living here, we still find our breath taken away when we turn certain corners or come upon certain views. And the city’s […]

Hidden Lisbon: Tapada das Necessidades

Looking for a place to do picnics in Lisbon? Tapada das Necessidades has the perfect setting for it!

Portuguese royalty always had privileged access to Tapada das Necessidades, and while the park is open to all now, it remains one of Lisbon’s best-kept secrets. It’s just a few steps away from Cemitério dos Prazeres, the last stop of tram 28, but only a handful of tourists make it to Tapada das Necessidades. We […]

Hidden Lisbon: Where to Find Roman Ruins

A guide ducking while showing the underground Roman galleries in Lisbon

Taking a look at Lisbon now, it’s hard to envision the city as part of the Ancient Roman Empire. But there are plenty of traces of Roman influence scattered around the Portuguese capital. Some you’ll find in plain sight, while others you have to go a little deeper literally. There’s one, in particular, that’s so […]

Top 10 Lisbon Restaurants You Need To Try

Lisbon is fortunate. When it comes to food, this city has the best of both worlds: land, and sea. It’s hard to get bored of Portuguese cuisine. Starting with the petiscos. These small dishes cover all types of seafood, like salt cod to clams, and a few meat dishes like the pica-pau. As tourism grows in […]