15 things you can not miss in Lisbon!

Located on the right bank of the Tagus river, near its mouth, Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in the world and the oldest city in Western Europe.

The strong presence of the river reflects a white light that is admired by everyone and is known for inspiring writers, poets, photographers and film-makers throughout its history. Its historical centre is formed by seven hills, which you can explore on foot, tram or funicular. One of the advantages of the Portuguese capital is the Mediterranean climate, making it easier and more pleasant to visit during the whole year.
Here’s a list of what you can’t miss in Lisbon:
  • Shop in Avenida da Liberdade

 

 

 

 

 

  • Walk in Parque Eduardo VII

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Catch the Santa Justa Lift

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Watch the sunset in a rooftop of Bairro Alto

 

 

 

 

  • Dinner and Fado in Alfama

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Admire the views from Miradouro da Graça or Arco da Rua Augusta

 

 

 

 

  • Sintra!

 

 

 

 

  • Catch a train and go to the beach in Cascais

 

 

 

 

  • Eat a Portuguese Cod Dish

 

 

 

 

  • Have a lunch near the river

 

 

 

 

 

  • Walk between Terreiro do Paço and Cais do Sodré, sit in a Café or even in the street and contemplate the rhythm of the people and the views to the river

 

 

 

 

  • Take a photo with the statue of Fernando Pessoa in the Café A Brasileira, Chiado

 

 

 

 

What’s the recipe for an unforgettable trip? Wonderful places? So follow our tips and you won’t regret it!

 

6 steps to plan a trip with your better-half!

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Your long-awaited holidays with your better-half are about to start, after some arguments and many hours spent planning this trip.

If you are planning your dream trip with your better-half, you may have already noticed that you have a lot to do!

A proper trip planning will help you to fully enjoy those days away from home, so, here is a 6-step list you should follow to plan the next holidays with your better-half without last minute mishaps and unnecessary arguments.

6 steps to plan a trip with your better-half!

  1. Choosing the destination

It is important that the destination is chosen by the both of you. For that, you need to know each other’s personal preferences, the couple’s budget and to research the several options available before making a final decision.

  1. Confirm the expiration date of your passport or identity card

Strangely enough, this is a frequent fault. We do not usually notice if our passport is expired. Always check it in advance so you have time to renew it, if you need to.

  1. Plan and define activities

Try to prepare an outline of the activities you want to do and the estimated cost for each of them. There are some tours that can only be made with previous notice and, therefore, you can avoid disappointments.

  1. Make a list

Considering the destination, make a list of all the items you really need to take with you, so you don’t forget anything.

  1. Surprise your better-half

Don’t forget that you are travelling with someone that is very special to you, so, take this opportunity to strengthen your relationship. Think about a surprise you can do during your trip: order a welcome basket for the 1st night, book a romantic tour just for the two of you, etc. The sky is the limit!

  1. Pack your bag

Don’t make the mistake of preparing your bag on the eve. To avoid stressful situations, prepare everything a few days in advance. This way, you avoid last minute lapses.

With everything planned and prepared, it is time to get on board and enjoy every minute of this trip. Enjoy your trip!