A tour of Vila Nova da Barquinha: from the Castle of Almourol to the Contemporary Sculpture Park

A tour of Vila Nova da Barquinha: from the Castle of Almourol to the Contemporary Sculpture Park

The radio was on, the key was in the ignition –  it was time for another road trip. Our destination? Vila Nova da Barquinha, a place I had never heard about until a few weeks ago. There was one thing about Vila Nova da Barquinha that I did know though – the Castle of Almourol. … Continue reading “A tour of Vila Nova da Barquinha: from the Castle of Almourol to the Contemporary Sculpture Park”

LisbonInsideOut: Ellis, co-founder of Atlas Lisboa

LisbonInsideOut: Ellis, co-founder of Atlas Lisboa

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 Ellis Dixon, an American girl who trade New York for Lisbon and founded Atlas Lisboa, an … Continue reading “LisbonInsideOut: Ellis, co-founder of Atlas Lisboa”

LisbonInsideOut: Zoey, a Dutch Dancer

LisbonInsideOut: Zoey, a Dutch Dancer

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 Zoey Van Mierlo, a Dutch dancer and co-creator of a performance group called Área-Cinzenta. Zoey first fell … Continue reading “LisbonInsideOut: Zoey, a Dutch Dancer”

LisbonInsideOut: Anna Sarcletti, creator of the Salt & Wonder magazine

LisbonInsideOut: Anna Sarcletti, creator of the Salt & Wonder magazine

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 Anna Sarcletti, an Austrian designer and creator of the inspiring magazine Salt & Wonder. After a … Continue reading “LisbonInsideOut: Anna Sarcletti, creator of the Salt & Wonder magazine”

LisbonInsideOut: Yana, a Siberian Graphic Designer

LisbonInsideOut: Yana, a Siberian Graphic Designer

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 Yana, a Siberian Graphic and Web Designer who fell in love with a Portuguese guy and … Continue reading “LisbonInsideOut: Yana, a Siberian Graphic Designer”

LisbonInsideOut: Diana, a Romanian Brand Manager

LisbonInsideOut: Diana, a Romanian Brand Manager

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 Diana, a Romanian Brand Manager who decided to do her master’s internship in Lisbon and never … Continue reading “LisbonInsideOut: Diana, a Romanian Brand Manager”

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”