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Locals fight evictions and zooming rents as old Lisbon gentrifies

In the picturesque Alfama district of Lisbon, Carla da Cunha and her family wonder where they will go when they are eventually forced out of their apartment – possibly as early as this September – thanks to the onward march of gentrification. 1,267 more words


Holiday Mood

Ponte 25 de Abril

Loving every minute here in Lisbon. Hair is getting lighter, skin darker and legs tired – we walked so much during the past days. 12 more words


Museu Nacional do Azulejo

Housed in a sublime 16th-century convent, Lisbon’s Museu Nacional do Azulejo covers the entire azulejo spectrum. Azulejos date as far back as the 13th century, when the Moors invaded the land that now belongs to Spain and Portugal, but they secured their foothold in Portuguese culture between the 16th and 17th centuries. 235 more words


Insta #232

Carnations is the symbol of the portuguese revolution. Yesterday I found this interesting piece of street art in Lisbon!


Praia de Carcavelos

Praia de Carcavelos is one of the finest beaches of the Lisbon coastline, and due to the excellent public transport, it is by far the most popular. 217 more words


Mystery tour of Lisbon.

Sometimes when you travel, how a day unravels is not the way you planned. Often the unexpected is so much better.

This is a story about how a spontaneous stop at a pharmacy led to: 637 more words