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Marvila travel guide for food and art lovers

  Craft beer. Restaurants. Urban art. Culture and events. This is what the trendy and up-and-coming Lisbon neighborhood of Marvila is becoming known for.   Marvila is often nicknamed the Brooklyn of Lisbon, in comparison to the borough of New York City, or the London East-End of Lisbon, in reference to the gentrification that’s been…

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June 21, 2022

Itinerary for the perfect weekend in Lisbon

  Many would argue that a weekend is not a long time to enjoy the best Lisbon has to offer. Between well-known touristic activities and unusual things to see and do, the capital of Portugal has virtually a never-ending array of things to keep discovering, even when you live here. But if two to three…

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April 12, 2022

5 reasons to go off the beaten path and explore Campo de Ourique when in Lisbon

If you’ve scheduled a trip to Lisbon, come and discover A-City-Within-The-City: Campo de Ourique, the Lisbon neighborhood that is shielded from the tourist crowds, right in the heart of the city. It’s timeless and enchanting, thanks to its traditional Portuguese traits and the breath of fresh air brought to you by artistic influences that have…

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July 22, 2019

Attention sweet tooth: Campo de Ourique is the neighborhood with the highest concentration of sugary temptations

Portuguese pastries are by themselves a temptation, but be careful when visiting Campo de Ourique. The neighborhood is a real temptation for lovers of high concentrations of sugar, starting with the World’s Best Chocolate Cake. Really? In the Taste of Lisbon food tour you will be able to taste this and other temptations. Take note:…

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April 7, 2015

7 things to do (and eat) on a rainy day in Lisbon – From Mouraria to Campo de Ourique

Although sunny, beautiful Lisbon also has its darkest days. In a week when weather forecasts indicate some rain, enjoy these greyer days to find other charms of the city. 1 – Plan indoor visits – Old College of Young Orphans  The grey and rainy days are the best to discover the history and monuments of the…

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September 16, 2014