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Shock, horror ... no money for some libraries

Normally when I visit other libraries, I view lean, striking modern designs or historic, revered rooms that are well-stocked and proudly displayed. In contrast, during my visit here in Lisbon, it was a bit of a shock to visit the education library at the Instituto Politecnico de Lisboa and to be informed by the librarian there that they have had no funds for resources for the past six years. 274 more words

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Top 5 places to collect pieces of heart I left in

Originating from the song “I left my heart in San Francisco”, the phrase “I left my heart in…” has become, I guess, one of the most cliché captions put on a travel pic. 644 more words

Lovely Lisbon

Lisbon is my favourite city in Portugal. It is one of the oldest cities in the world and it has everything you’ll need in a city. 295 more words


Proud as a Peacock

Peacocks are amazing. I love when I get the chance to take a photo of them and when they play along and display their fabulous tail. 47 more words


Are you fired up for lively, lovable and laid-back Lisbon?

Feel the vivacious vibe of Portugal’s capital…

If you’re arriving in Lisbon from South Portugal by coach like us, you will probably be riding the cable-stayed 17 km long Vasco Da Gama bridge straddling the Tagus River. 655 more words


Quinta Da Regaleira.

So my friends and I made an impromptu plan to head to Sintra on Tuesday and it was totally worth it. 381 more words


Travel Guide: Lisbon

Spread across steep hills, Lisbon is a city brimming with culture, charm and beauty.

Top 10 Things to Do:

1.Ride a Tuk Tuk-On your first day, I would recommend to hire a Tuk Tuk to take you around the old city while you orientate yourself, especially through the cobbled streets of the famous Alfama area. 586 more words