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Lisbon Travel

(Not) Cooking Off the Cuff: The Best Gift From Lisbon Comes in a Can

Edward Schneider | Posted 05.18.2016 | Home
Edward Schneider

We've been away for a couple of weeks, so there's been no home cooking to report on. But here's a food-related travel tip for anyone planning a visit to Lisbon.

Open Mic at the Fado Joint

Rick Steves | Posted 06.22.2014 | Home
Rick Steves

When traveling in Europe, we seek out the living traditions. And many of them survive only as clichés for tourists watching tacky stage shows. But Po...

Checking In with Lisbon

Rick Steves | Posted 06.21.2014 | Home
Rick Steves

Lisbon feels to me like Europe's San Francisco with rattling trolleys, a famous suspension bridge, a heritage dominated by a horrific earthquake (1755...

Why San Francisco Natives Will Love Lisbon

Karin Swanson | Posted 05.19.2014 | San Francisco
Karin Swanson

In reality, "Lisbon" is an incredible gem, heartier than an artichoke and with more history than a Dan Brown book.

Lisbon Like You've Never Seen It

Jeanine Barone | Posted 11.16.2013 | Home
Jeanine Barone

In Lisbon, for one week this September, you can become an explorer, seeing the city with its iconic sights in a completely different light. Lisbon Week offers seven themed routes. Here are some of the expected highlights

Lisbon Through the Eyes of Locals

This Is My City | Posted 10.30.2013 | Home
This Is My City

Lisbon is a beautiful city and the vibe is bright and airy. Yellow trams, espressos, ornate Azulejo tiles, sunshine, seafood and drinking on the streets at night. It's a hilly city and this makes for spectacular viewpoints everywher

Lisbon In Three Hours

Lori Needleman | Posted 10.22.2012 | Home
Lori Needleman

At the top, there was an awe-inspiring panoramic view of the city including Rossio Square, the Carmo Convent, the Castle of São Jorge and the Tagus River.