LisbonInsideOut: Saara, a Finnish Graphic Designer

LisbonInsideOut: Saara, a Finnish 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 Saara, a Finnish graphic designer that fell in love with Lisbon and its light on a holiday and … Continue reading “LisbonInsideOut: Saara, a Finnish Graphic Designer”

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”

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””

The Alternative Side of Lisbon

The Alternative Side of Lisbon

“Alternative”, a word used to describe something out of the ordinary and usually the complete opposite of traditional. We associate it with fashion, music, places and even people. Many times I get ask what is my favorite type of music and even though I like most things, I often reply alternative or indie. I guess … Continue reading “The Alternative Side of Lisbon”