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Where to find Portuguese food and wine in The UK

  The beginning of the migration of Portuguese people to the UK dates back to the 15th century, when the Jews who were being persecuted in the Portuguese territory found a safer home in Britain. Yet, if we can count up to 400,000 Portuguese people in the UK these days, it’s mainly because of the…

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June 24, 2021

Pastel de nata: where to eat the best Portuguese custard tarts in Lisbon

  Buttery. Flaky. Smooth. Velvety. Rich. Enticing. Decadent. Irresistible… we could be here all day mentioning adjectives that could best describe pastel de nata, but only once you have tried a freshly baked Portuguese custard tart you’d truly know what we’re talking about! Portugal’s most famous pastry is a true staple for many locals and,…

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June 5, 2021

How to be a sustainable and considerate traveler in Lisbon

  We see them all over the world. Marching in groups, camera in hand, dropping in and out of cities at lightning speed, spending a lot, learning very little. Entitled, oblivious, obnoxious. We like to think that we are different.  Yet, as we sweat going up a narrow Lisbon street, we find yourselves thinking: “Are…

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May 22, 2021

Where to find Portuguese food and wine in The Netherlands

  At Taste of Lisboa we’re committed to bringing you the best flavors of Portugal no matter where in the world you are! Ideally, we look forward to welcoming you in Lisbon for one of our food & cultural walks. Roaming up and down the city of the seven hills, exploring small local businesses, stopping…

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May 13, 2021

Where to find Portuguese food and wine in Germany

  Traveling broadens the mind and so does tasting foreign cuisines around the world. There’s nothing like visiting a given place and taking your time to explore the local dishes, drinks and customs to start understanding the local way of life.  But what happens when you do miss those holidays in Portugal, you’re craving for…

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April 8, 2021

7 unusual things to see, do and eat in Lisbon

  You can visit Lisbon many times and always experience it in a different way. How? Simply getting away from the touristic centre, joining group activities such as Taste of Lisboa’s food and cultural walks, going with the flow through off-the-beaten path not knowing where the day may lead or, quite on the contrary, planning…

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March 24, 2021

LISBON AND ITS SUSTAINABLE WAY OF LIVING

Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in Europe, constantly evolving and resilient to changes.  The city is conscious of the ecological footprint, making sustainable choices on the path to a thriving future. Lisbon, like many other big cities in the world, has tons of waste to deal with. On the other hand, it is…

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January 25, 2021

10 WAYS TO FEEL LIKE A LOCAL IN LISBON

  Once you arrive in Lisbon and start to mingle in the atmosphere, you can do it both ways:  the touristic way or the Portuguese way.   Sure you can check in at every tourist spot (plenty of them are worth it) and eat all the  Portuguese custards tarts you can – we also eat them…

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January 15, 2021

How to discover Lisbon with kids – And survive to tell the story!

If discovering Lisbon and treading its seven hills might be already challenging by itself,  imagine going up and down each and every one of these hills with one, two or three children, tired, hungry and always asking: Are we there yet? Are we? ARE WEEEE? Or with teenagers asking to take a picture of them…

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December 24, 2020

SET THE TABLE, PORTUGUESE ESSENTIALS

Portuguese people love to host and many well-known Portuguese industries and crafts exist to supply this tradition. When it comes to food, Portuguese people make it a happening! A meal is much more than eating, all round the world and in Portugal is no exception. It’s the gatherings, the love for hosting, the long chattings…

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December 9, 2020