Tag Archives: Portugal

Photo Tour: 13 vibrant photos of Lisbon, Portugal

Photos of Lisbon Portugal

Lisbon is the capital city of Portugal.  It is located in the Westernmost part of Europe along the Atlantic coastline.  This city is filled with vibrant and colorful structures that has a very lively appeal.  The city itself has so many historical culture, World Heritage, and beautiful landscapes.  It's no wonder that Lisbon is considered ...

Souvenirs from around the world: Rooster figurine from Lisbon, Portugal

Rooster Figurine from Lisbon Portugal

Earlier in 2013, one of the places I visited was the town of Alfama, located in Lisbon, Portugal.  Every Tuesdays and Saturdays near Campo de Santa Clara in Alfama, there's a local flea market (Feira da Ladra).  In one of the stalls, I found this cute little rooster figurine.  It is made from ceramic and ...

Photoblog: Lisbon Pastries

A variety of Portuguese Pastries!

This blog is going to be a somewhat photoblog featuring photos of Portuguese pastries.  If you haven't tried their pastries, then you're missing out.  The most famous pastry (from what I have read online) is the Pastel de Nata, Egg tart Pastry.  This pastry has a flaky shell and custard filling inside.  And it is ...

Can the Can: Cafe-Restaurant in Lisbon

Inside Can the Can: A huge chandelier made from tin cans.

Can the Can is a trendy restaurant in Terreiro do Paco located in downtown Lisbon.  Their concept is 'Canned Food goes Gourmet' - they offer a wide variety of Portuguese cuisine both in canned and fresh dishes.  The 'canned' may not sound too appetizing but this unique concept may surprise your taste buds. The interior design ...

Life in a day: Sintra Portugal February 2013

A tile art design at the station

Sintra is a town in Portugal that has a romantic architecture and beautiful landscapes. This town has become one of the tourist destination outside of Lisbon. It takes about 40 minutes from Lisbon to Sintra by train, and upon arrival at Sintra station you can go see the Info desk about different things you can ...

Five Fun Things to do in Lisbon

The Five Fun Things to do in Lisbon

Visiting Lisbon or maybe planning to visit Lisbon soon? Lisbon is an amazing city filled with history, good food and great weather, and its recognized as a global city. It is also considered one of the oldest city in the world. Here's a short list of fun things to do while you're in Lisbon. Here are ...

Oceanarium Lisbon: The largest indoor aquarium in Europe

Oceanarium in Lisbon Portugal Entrance

One of the fun things to do while in Lisbon is to visit the largest indoor aquarium in Europe, which is Oceanarium. Opened in 1998, this aquarium gets over one million visits each year. The exterior design has been said to resemble an aircraft carrier. This aquarium is so large they practically named it 'Ocean-arium'. ...

Sight Sintra Review

While in Portugal one of the other towns I visited was Sintra. This town has a very romantic architecture and very cool landscape, it is a great place for hiking and checking out castles too. From what I have read online you can either take the bus, tour cars, or private car to see the ...

Cheiro ao Sabor Lisbon

During my trip in Lisbon, one of the restaurants I ate at was Cheiro ao Sabor (also means 'smell the flavor' according to Google translate). This restaurant was in one of the main streets in the Lisbon central and I just happened to stumble upon it while looking for something to eat. The Bolo de chocolate ...

Estevao II apartment in Alfama Lisbon

For my trip to Lisbon, Portugal, I decided to travel and stay like a local at one of the apartments in Alfama (a historic neighborhood in Lisbon). This apartment is decorated with a cool tram 28 art and colorful art pieces which makes it quite trendy. Also, it is an ideal size for no more ...