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Lisbon Day 1 - Walk Everywhere!

What a gorgeous place to wake up in! Lisboa is simply charming, especially the neighborhood we’re staying in, Mouraria, located below the castle. The streets are so tight and windy with decorative tiles everywhere. 888 more words

Central Europe, Portugal And Spain

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Amália Rodrigues (fado singer) garden, Lisbon


Portugal - Lisbon

Lisbon is a coastal, hilly city. Cobblestone streets, mosaic floor squares and porcelain tile walls ensures there are multi-layered textures at every turn.

We saw some unfortunate women struggle to navigate on high heels, so a comfy pair of shoes is a must to explore this colourful city.  288 more words


The Se

For a major European capital, Lisbon’s main cathedral (or the Se) appears at first glance to be a little underwhelming. However, founded in 1150 to commemorate the city’s reconquest from the Moors, what the Se lacks in size and grandeur it more than makes up for in intimacy and charm. 23 more words


A postcard to Lisbon, Portugal

Dear Lisbon,

I admired your colourfully jaded streets
As a wide-eyed cherub in a candy store
Shop fronts and pastries, a dusted pastel
Assorted selections of marble, crystal and pearl… 113 more words


How happy are you?

Back in Lisbon and full in action.

After celebrating a friend’s 30th birthday with a Portuguese feast and good wine (the orange label with the pig on it, don’t remember its name #NotAWineConnoisseur, but definitely recommend it), we got a good night sleep and kicked off, Saturday (never not sleepy but it was good). 841 more words