LisbonInsideOut: Linus, a Swedish Multitasker

LisbonInsideOut: Linus, a Swedish Multitasker

What is LisbonInsideOut? LisbonInsideOut is a new interview series that I’ve created to learn why foreign people, that live or have lived in Lisbon, chose this city and what they love about it. This week I’m introducing you to Linus, a Swedish guy that decided to trade a cold winter in Sweden for a sunny Lisbon. … Continue reading “LisbonInsideOut: Linus, a Swedish Multitasker”

An afternoon in Mafra: from a 300-year old palace to a miniature village

An afternoon in Mafra: from a 300-year old palace to a miniature village

The rain had just cleared out when we got in the car to go to Mafra on Sunday afternoon. “Get your kicks on Route 66” was playing on the radio and it was as if everyone knew we were going on another road trip. Initially the plan was simply to go to see the Mafra … Continue reading “An afternoon in Mafra: from a 300-year old palace to a miniature village”

A pop up Pho restaurant in a forgotten Lisbon Palace

A pop up Pho restaurant in a forgotten Lisbon Palace

Illustration by Sarah Campbell “Stop whatever you’re doing, there is a temporary Pho restaurant right near our house!” – I messaged Nick the other day, when I found out a Vietnamese restaurant had temporarily settled on a street below ours. I walk past the Sinel de Cordes Palace every day and the last few months … Continue reading “A pop up Pho restaurant in a forgotten Lisbon Palace”

Hidden and not so Hidden Gems around Lisbon

Hidden and not so Hidden Gems around Lisbon

“STOP, you can’t go any further” – I shouted out to my dad before his car almost got stucked in the middle of nowhere. We were struggling to get the car around in a narrow street and at the moment I wished I had never got us into it. My mom was stressing out and … Continue reading “Hidden and not so Hidden Gems around Lisbon”

Roman Galleries and Other Hidden Gems in Lisbon

Roman Galleries and Other Hidden Gems in Lisbon

This weekend, if you passed by Rua da Prata, you probably noticed some people walking up and down from a hole in the middle of the road. If you’re a local, you probably know they were visiting the Roman galleries, if not, you might have thought the whole thing was a bit weird. Every year … Continue reading “Roman Galleries and Other Hidden Gems in Lisbon”

Best Lisbon Pub Quizzes – Last Call for the “Nothing Knowers”

Best Lisbon Pub Quizzes – Last Call for the “Nothing Knowers”

“May the Nothing Knowers please step forward and come claim your prize”, announced the quiz master last night. This might sound like a winners speech but as you can tell by our team’s name, we actually came last! Regardless, we got ourselves a free drink, something they give to the losing teams to make us … Continue reading “Best Lisbon Pub Quizzes – Last Call for the “Nothing Knowers””